Modern biology and the theory of evolution by Wasmann, Erich

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  • Biology.,
  • Evolution.,
  • Religion and science -- 1900-

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Statementby Erich Wasmann, S. J. Translated from the 3d German edition, by A. M. Buchanan, M. A.
ContributionsBuchanan, Alexander McGregor, 1848- tr.
LC ClassificationsQH307 .W34 1923
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Paginationxxxii, 539 p.
Number of Pages539
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6658492M
LC Control Number23016850

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