Wallace, Darwin, and the theory of natural selection

@article{Beddall1968WallaceDA,
  title={Wallace, Darwin, and the theory of natural selection},
  author={Barbara G. Beddall},
  journal={Journal of the History of Biology},
  year={1968},
  volume={1},
  pages={261-323}
}
  • B. G. Beddall
  • Published 1 September 1968
  • History
  • Journal of the History of Biology
On 1 July 1908 the Linnean Society of London commemorated the reading before the Society fifty years earlier of the DarwinWallace joint papers, "On the Tendency of Species to form Varieties; and on the Perpetuation of Varieties and Species by Natural Means of Selection." 1 On the first occasion only some thirty Fellows and guests had been present at a quiet, unheralded meeting; the authors themselves were absent. Now there was a large and distinguished gathering celebrating the historic event… 
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