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Darwin's ghost : the origin of species updated

Author: Steve Jones
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A modern geneticist revisits Darwin's classic work to offer contemporary examples and modern research that confirm the book's conclusions on evolution.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jones, Steve, 1944-
Darwin's ghost.
New York : Random House, ©2000
(OCoLC)623000814
Named Person: Charles Darwin
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Jones
ISBN: 0375501037 9780375501036
OCLC Number: 42690131
Notes: Previously published under title: Almost like a whale.
Description: xxix, 377 pages ; 25 cm
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.
Other Titles: Almost like a whale
Responsibility: Steve Jones.
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A modern geneticist revisits Darwin's classic work to offer contemporary examples and modern research that confirm the book's conclusions on evolution.

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