Wallace, Darwin, and the theory of natural selection

  title={Wallace, Darwin, and the theory of natural selection},
  author={B. G. Beddall},
  journal={Journal of the History of Biology},
  • B. G. Beddall
  • Published 1968
  • Biology
  • 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… Expand
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