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Over a century ago, the Social Darwinists appropriated Darwin's name but left most of his theory behind. The Evolution of Everything describes the struggles behind Darwin's theory of evolution and the schemes of those who misapplied it.  It also shows why a more nuanced reading of that work—especially the concept of selective pressures—helps us understand many natural, social, and economic processes.    

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The Evolution of Everything argues that Darwin's theory of evolution was misapplied and demonstrates its applicaton to modern societies.

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Mark Sumner has written over three-dozen novels, several ghost-written under other names.  He has been a contributing editor for DailyKos.com since 2006. His book, Devil's Tower, was nominated for both the Nebula Award and the World Fantasy Award.  He is the author of a series of mystery novels that focus on a tabloid newsroom. These “News from the Edge” books became the basis of the television series, The Chronicle, which ran on the Sci Fi Channel after initially being piloted on NBC. Sumner has written over 50 short stories and many articles. He was the "Games and Gadgets" columnist for Sovereign Media.  His articles have been published in The Nation, and he has appeared on NPR and the BBC.

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Becky, June 3, 2010 (view all comments by Becky)
I found this book interesting, amusing & fun. I retain information better with a story, and this author is a great storyteller. Loved the stuff about bananas, and the Mars landers.... I am always on the lookout for a story, glad I found these.
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ISBN:
9780982417164
Subtitle:
How Selection Shapes Culture, Commerce, and Nature
Author:
Sumner, Mark
Publisher:
Polipoint Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
Life Sciences - Evolution
Subject:
General science
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20100515
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
232
Dimensions:
8.58x5.54x.65 in. .66 lbs.

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