Author:Alfred Russel Wallace
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A British naturalist, co-founder of the theory of natural selection, and founder of the field of biogeography
This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
Articles attributed to this author are designated in EB1911 by the initials "A. R. W."
- Palm trees of the Amazon, and their uses (1853) external link
- Travels on the Amazon and Rio Negro - 1853, revised Ed. 1889 external link
- The Malay Archipelago - 1869 external link
- Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection - 1870 external link
- The action of natural selection on man (1871) external link
- The Geographical Distribution of Animals - 1876 vol 1, vol 2
- Tropical Life and Other Essays - 1878 external link
- Island Life - 1881
- Australasia (1883) external link
- Bad times: an essay on the present depression of trade (1885) external link
- Darwinism - 1889
- Natural selection and tropical nature; essays on descriptive and theoretical biology (1891) external link
- The Wonderful Century (1898) external link
- Studies scientific & social (1900) vol 1, vol 2
- The Progress of the century (1901) external link
- Man's place in the universe; a study of the results of scientific research in relation to the unity or plurality of worlds (1903) external link
- My Life: A Record of Events and Opinions - 1905 external link
- Land nationalisation (1906) external link
- The world of life (1911) external link
- Social environment and moral progress (1913) external link
- The Revolt of Democracy (1913) external link
- Alfred Russel Wallace (1916) vol 1, vol 2
- On the Monkeys of the Amazon - 1853 Speculates on the effect of rivers and other geographical barriers on the distribution of closely allied species.
- On the Law Which Has Regulated the Introduction of New Species - 1855 Wallace's thoughts on the geographic distribution of closely allied species and the implications for evolution.
- On the tendency of species to form varieties; and on the Perpetuation of Varieties and Species by Natural Means of Selection (1858) paper on Natural Selection with Charles Darwin
- On the Zoological Geography of the Malay Archipelago - 1859 Contains first description of Wallace Line.
- Remarks on the Rev. S. Haughton's Paper on the Bee's Cell, And on the Origin of Species - 1863 Wallace's defence of the Origin on the topic of evolution of the hexagonal bee cell.
- The Origin of Human Races and the Antiquity of Man Deduced from the Theory of "Natural Selection" - read before the Anthropological Society, March 1st, 1864
- Caterpillars and Birds - 1867 Wallace's request for data on warning colouration.
- English and American Flowers - 1891 Contains speculation on how glaciation may have affected distribution of mountain flora in North America and Eurasia.
- Is Mars habitable?, 1907
Articles in Popular Science Monthly
- “The Doctrine of Natural Selection,” in Popular Science Monthly, 3 (May 1873)
- “Difficulties of Development as Applied to Man,” in Popular Science Monthly, 10 (November 1876)
- “New Guinea and its Inhabitants I,” in Popular Science Monthly, 14 (April 1879)
- “New Guinea and its Inhabitants II,” in Popular Science Monthly, 15 (May 1879)
- “Monkeys,” in Popular Science Monthly, 21 (May 1882)
- “The Increasing Curse of European Militancy,” in Popular Science Monthly, 28 (February 1886)
- “Human Selection,” in Popular Science Monthly, 38 (November 1890)
- “The Ice Age and its Work I,” in Popular Science Monthly, 44 (March 1894)
- “The Ice Age and its Work II,” in Popular Science Monthly, 44 (April 1894)
- “The Ice Age and its Work III,” in Popular Science Monthly, 45 (May 1894)
- “The Ice Age and its Work IV,” in Popular Science Monthly, 45 (June 1894)
- “On the Tendency of Species to Form Varieties; and on the Perpetuation of Varieties and Species by Natural Means of Selection,” in Popular Science Monthly, 60 (November 1901)
- “The Origin of the Theory of Natural Selection,” in Popular Science Monthly, 74 (April 1909)
- “The World of Life as Visualized and Interpreted by Darwinism,” in Popular Science Monthly, 75 (November 1909)
- “Absence of White Color in Animals,” in Littell's Living Age, 132 (1700) (1877)
- “New Guinea,” in Littell's Living Age, 148 (1909) (1881)
Works about Wallace
- “Sketch of Alfred Russel Wallace,” in Popular Science Monthly, 11 (June 1877)
- “Wallace, Alfred Russell, F.R.S., LL.D., etc.,” in A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature, by John William Cousin, London: J. M. Dent & Sons
- “Alfred Russel Wallace, 1823-1913,” in Popular Science Monthly, 83 (December 1913)