Poetry Madness
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Interviews | April 8, 2014

Shawn Donley: IMG Gabrielle Zevin: The Powells.com Interview



Gabrielle ZevinThe American Booksellers Association collects nominations from bookstores all over the country for favorite forthcoming titles. The Storied Life of... Continue »
  1. $17.47 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

    The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry

    Gabrielle Zevin 9781616203214

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$1.00
Used Hardcover
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
2 Local Warehouse Biology- Evolution

More copies of this ISBN

Of Moths & Men

by

Of Moths & Men Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Book News Annotation:

Legions of high school biology students have seen pictures of the pepper moths of England as illustrations of the processes of evolution, with the moths developing differing colorations as a camouflage adaptation to changing levels of soot. The author explores the back-story behind their elevation as proof of evolution, discussing the power rivalries between the evolutionary scientists of Oxford and the deceptions behind the experiments. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Mutant moths and feuding scientists--this is the real story behind the most famous experiment in 20th-century evolutionary biology. A story of hubris and heartbreak, "Of Moths and Men" reveals as much about the internecine battles of science as it does about the mysteries of evolution. of photos.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393051216
Subtitle:
(an evolutionary tale : the untold story of science and the peppered moth )
Author:
Hooper, Judith
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Evolution
Subject:
Natural selection
Subject:
Evolution (Biology)
Subject:
Fraud in science
Subject:
Peppered moth.
Subject:
Life Sciences - Evolution
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st American ed.
Edition Description:
American
Series Volume:
161
Publication Date:
2002
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xx, 377 p., 8 p. of plate
Dimensions:
8.52x6.44x1.27 in. 1.46 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. The Man Who Found the Missing Link:... New Trade Paper $39.25
  2. The Anatomy of Bibliomania New Trade Paper $47.95
  3. Monster of God: The Man-Eating...
    Used Hardcover $5.25
  4. Sophie's Choice
    Used Mass Market $3.50
  5. The Last Report on the Miracles at...
    Used Book Club Hardcover $4.50
  6. The Wolves in the Walls
    Used Trade Paper $4.95

Related Subjects

Science and Mathematics » Biology » Evolution
Science and Mathematics » History of Science » General

Of Moths & Men Used Hardcover
0 stars - 0 reviews
$1.00 In Stock
Product details xx, 377 p., 8 p. of plate pages W W NORTON & CO - English 9780393051216 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Mutant moths and feuding scientists--this is the real story behind the most famous experiment in 20th-century evolutionary biology. A story of hubris and heartbreak, "Of Moths and Men" reveals as much about the internecine battles of science as it does about the mysteries of evolution. of photos.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.