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The selfish gene

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [30th anniversary edition, reprinted]View all editions and formats
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The 30th anniversary edition of the million copy international bestseller, with a new introduction from the author. As relevant and influential today as when it was first published, this classic  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Dawkins
ISBN: 9780199291151 0199291152 9780199291144 0199291144
OCLC Number: 588197024
Description: 360 S
Contents: Introduction to 3rd edn ; Preface to 1989 2nd edn ; Foreword to 1976 1st edn ; Preface to 1976 1st edn ; 1. Why are people? ; 2. The replicators ; 3. Immortal coils ; 4. The gene machine ; 5. Aggression: stability and the selfish machine ; 6. Genesmanship ; 7. Family planning ; 8. Battle of the generations ; 9. Battle of the sexes ; 10. You scratch my back, I'll ride on yours ; 11. Memes: the new replicators ; 12. Nice guys finish first ; 13. The long reach of the gene ; Endnotes ; Reviews from earlier editions ; Updated bibliography ; Index and key to bibliography
Responsibility: Richard Dawkins.

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Review from previous edition The sort of popular science writing that makes the reader feel like a genius. * New York Times * A genuine cultural landmark of our time. * The Independent * The Selfish Read more...

 
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