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Ever since Darwin : reflections in natural history

Author: Stephen Jay Gould
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1977.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Provides information on developments in evolutionary theory, discussing such topics as the Cambrian population explosion, Velikovsky's theories, and others.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Charles Darwin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Jay Gould
ISBN: 0393064255 9780393064254 9780393308181 0393308189
OCLC Number: 3090189
Description: 285 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Darwiniana --
2. Human evolution --
3. Odd organisms and evolutionary exemplars --
4. Patterns and punctuations in the history of life --
5. Theories of the earth --
6. Size and shape, from churches to brains to planets --
7. Science in society: A historical view --
8. The science and politics of human nature.
Responsibility: Stephen Jay Gould.

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Reissued in a larger format, this popular anthology offers an introduction to the wonders and depths of evolutionary biology. "A remarkable achievement by any measure . . . One is hard pressed to  Read more...

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A remarkable achievement by any measure. [Gould] is profoundly intelligent, a writer of great natural wit, and his sophistication and learning range far beyond the parameters of his academic field, Read more...

 
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The first book of Gould's essays

by vleighton (WorldCat user published 2007-05-06) Excellent Permalink
This is the first of Gould's many collections of essays originally written for the magazine "Natural History." Gould liked to bring to a popular audience current findings in evolution. He had a liberal/left political sensibility that came through in his essays, and made them more palatible for a large...
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