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Evolution: A Little History of a Great Idea (Wooden Books)

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Publisher Comments:

The smallest book on evolution asks big questions.

Anticipating the 150th anniversary of Charles Darwins The Origin of Species throughout 2009, Evolution explores the history of evolutionary theory from Lamarck to Darwin to todays large questions about life in the universe. With sections on the causes of genetic variation and natural selection, the success in species of altruistic strategies, and why sharks are the same shape in different seas, and with a rich array of rarely published period illustrations and examples of the latest genetic research, this is a timely and thought-provoking book.

About the Author

Gerard Cheshire has been a successful science writer for more than a decade, having studied human evolution at University College London.  He lives in Bath, England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780802716811
Author:
Cheshire, Gerard
Publisher:
Walker & Company
Author:
Stray, Geoff
Subject:
General
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Life Sciences - Evolution
Subject:
History
Subject:
Biology-Evolution
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Wooden Books
Publication Date:
20081031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
BandW Illustrations throughout
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
6.96 x 5.98 x 0.465 in

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