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Ever since Darwin : reflections in natural history

Author: Stephen Jay Gould
Publisher: New York : Norton, 2007, ©1977.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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More than any other modern scientists, Stephen Jay Gould has opened up to millions the wonders of evolutionary biology. His genius as an essayist lies in his unmatched ability to use his knowledge of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Jay Gould
ISBN: 9780393308181 0393308189
OCLC Number: 86085595
Notes: Originally published as a Norton paperback 1979; reissued 2007.
Description: 285 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Contents: Darwiniana --
Human evolution --
Odd organisms and evolutionary exemplars --
Patterns and punctuations in the history of life --
Theories of the earth --
Size and shape, from churches to brains to planets --
Science in society-Historical view --
Science and politics of human nature --
Epilogue --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Stephen Jay Gould.

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