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The red queen : sex and the evolution of human nature

Author: Matt Ridley
Publisher: London : Penguin, 1994.
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Sex is as fascinating to scientists as it is to the rest of us. A vast pool of knowledge has been gleaned from research into the nature of sex, from the contentious problem of why the wasteful  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Ridley
ISBN: 0140167722 9780140167726
OCLC Number: 59899749
Awards: Shortlisted for Rhone Poulenc General Prize for Science Books 1994.
Description: viii, 404 p.
Contents: Human nature; the enigma; the power of parasites; genetic mutiny and gender; the peacock's tale; polygamy and the nature of men; monogamy and the nature of women; sexing the mind; the uses of beauty; the intellectual chess game; the self-domesticated ape.
Responsibility: Matt Ridley.

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