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The riddle of the universe by Ernst Haeckel

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Published by Watts in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Evolution,
  • Monism,
  • Religion and science

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Ernst Haeckel ; translated by Joseph McCabe.
ContributionsMcCabe, Joseph, 1867-1955., Rationalist Press Association
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB3263.W45 E6 1913
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 324 p., [4] p. of advertisements :
Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22615058M

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