Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Decades Challenge 2008

This challenge sounds like loads of fun. It was somewhat challenging just getting the list it is:

1830s - The voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin
1840s - The structure and distribution of coral reefs by Charles Darwin
1850s - The origin of species by Charles Darwin
1860s - Man's Place in Nature by Thomas Huxley, or
Naturalist on the River Amazon by Bates, or Malay Archipeligo by Alfred Russel Wallace
1870s - Descent of Man by Charles Darwin
1880s - The formation of vegetable mould through the action of worms by Charles Darwin
1890s - Materials for the study of variation by William Bateson
1900s - The behavior of lower organisms by H. S. Jennings
1910s - The lost world by Arthur Conan Doyle
1920s - The witchery of wasps by Reinhard, or an Agatha Christie mystery
1930s - The snows of Kilaminjaro by Ernest Hemingway or The genetical theory of natural selection by R. A. Fisher, or The causes of evolution by J. B. S. Haldane
1940s - Hormones and Behavior by F. A. Beach or Genetics, paleontology and evolution by Jepsen et al. or The material basis for evolution by Richard Goldschmidt
1950s - King solomon's ring by Konrad Lorenz or Social Behavior in Animals by Niko Tinbergen or, and most likely, Sexual behavior of the human female by Kinsey
1960s - Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
1970s - Ontogeny and Phylogeny by Stephen Jay Gould or Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.