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The theory of evolution : what it is, where it came from, and why it works

Author: Cynthia Mills
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley, ©2004.
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Everything mammals ever wanted to know about the theory of evolution - but were afraid to ask. This important new book by award-winning science writer Cynthia Mills clearly explains one of the most crucial, and most misunderstood, concepts of modern science - the theory of evolution. After examining Darwin, his precursors, and how the theory of evolution developed, Mills answers key questions, including: How  Read more...
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Mills, Cynthia.
Theory of evolution.
Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley, ©2004
(DLC) 2004003618
(OCoLC)54529059
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Mills
ISBN: 0471644390 9780471644392
OCLC Number: 55693012
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (v, 218 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Making up the Western Mind --
Making up Darwin's Mind --
What Darwin Said --
Reaction --
Pea Plants, Flies and the Modern Synthesis --
Impact --
Post-Normal Science.
Responsibility: Cynthia Mills.
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Everything mammals ever wanted to know about the theory of evolution - but were afraid to ask. This important new book by award-winning science writer Cynthia Mills clearly explains one of the most crucial, and most misunderstood, concepts of modern science - the theory of evolution. After examining Darwin, his precursors, and how the theory of evolution developed, Mills answers key questions, including: How successful is the theory at explaining the natural world, and what does it fail to explain? What are some of the competing ideas and theories about the origin of the species? How will the t.

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