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The greatest show on Earth : the evidence for evolution

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publisher: London : Bantam, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Charles Darwin was only too aware of the storm his theory of evolution would provoke but he would surely have raised an incredulous eyebrow at the controversy still raging a century and a half later.  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Dawkins
ISBN: 9780593061732 059306173X 9781416594789 1416594787 0593061748 9780593061749
OCLC Number: 390663505
Description: ix, 470 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Only a theory? --
Dogs, cows, and cabbages --
The primrose path to macro-evolution --
Silence and slow time --
Before our very eyes --
Missing link? What do you mean, 'missing'? --
Missing persons? Missing no longer --
You did it yourself in nine months --
The ark of the continents --
The tree of cousinship --
History written all over us --
Arms races and 'evolutionary theodicy' --
There is grandeur in this view of life --
Appendix. The history-deniers.
Responsibility: Richard Dawkins.

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"This is a magnificent book of wonderstanding: Richard Dawkins combines an artist's wonder at the virtuosity of nature with a scientist's understanding of how it comes to be." Matt Ridley, author of Read more...

 
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