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Eight little piggies : reflections in natural history

Author: Stephen Jay Gould
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contemplative essays speaking often of the importance of the unbroken connection of modern man and our ancestors.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Jay Gould
ISBN: 039303416X 9780393034165
OCLC Number: 25916011
Description: 479 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The scale of extinction --
Odd bits of vertebrate anatomy --
Vox populi --
Musings --
Human nature --
Grand patterns of evolution --
Revising and extending Darwin --
Reversals: fragments of a book not written.
Responsibility: Stephen Jay Gould.

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