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The Resource Darwin's ghost : The origin of species updated, Steve Jones

Darwin's ghost : The origin of species updated, Steve Jones

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Darwin's ghost : The origin of species updated
Title
Darwin's ghost
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The origin of species updated
Statement of responsibility
Steve Jones
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Darwins ghost
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The origin of species updated
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Genre
Language
eng
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Summary
A modern geneticist revisits Darwin's classic work to offer contemporary examples and modern research that confirm the book's conclusions on evolution
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2000
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157913
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DLC
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1944-
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Jones, Steve
Dewey number
576.82
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1809-1882
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Darwin, Charles
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True
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  • Darwin, Charles
  • Natural selection
  • Evolution (Biology)
Target audience
adult
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The origin of species updated
Label
Darwin's ghost : The origin of species updated, Steve Jones
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Publication
Note
Originally published under title: Almost like a whale : The origin of species updated. London : Doubleday, 1999
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [351]-359) and index
Contents
Variation under domestication -- Variation under nature -- Struggle for existence -- Natural selection -- Laws of variation -- Difficulties on theory -- Instinct -- Hybridism -- On the imperfection of the geological record -- On the geological succession of organic beings -- Geographical distribution -- Geographical distribution (continued) -- Mutual affinities of organic beings: morphology, embryology, rudimentary organs -- Interlude: almost like a whale? -- Recapitulation and conclusion
Control code
ocm42690131
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxix, 377 p.
Isbn
9780375501036
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99053246
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) ABW-5856
Label
Darwin's ghost : The origin of species updated, Steve Jones
Publication
Note
Originally published under title: Almost like a whale : The origin of species updated. London : Doubleday, 1999
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [351]-359) and index
Contents
Variation under domestication -- Variation under nature -- Struggle for existence -- Natural selection -- Laws of variation -- Difficulties on theory -- Instinct -- Hybridism -- On the imperfection of the geological record -- On the geological succession of organic beings -- Geographical distribution -- Geographical distribution (continued) -- Mutual affinities of organic beings: morphology, embryology, rudimentary organs -- Interlude: almost like a whale? -- Recapitulation and conclusion
Control code
ocm42690131
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxix, 377 p.
Isbn
9780375501036
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99053246
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) ABW-5856

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