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Why evolution is true

Author: Jerry A Coyne
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
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For all the discussion in the media about creationism and 'Intelligent Design', virtually nothing has been said about the evidence in question - the evidence for evolution by natural selection. Yet, as this succinct and important book shows, that evidence is vast, varied, and magnificent, and drawn from many disparate fields of science. The very latest research is uncovering a stream of evidence revealing evolution  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Coyne, Jerry A., 1949-
Why evolution is true.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
(DLC) 2011293533
(OCoLC)759772311
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry A Coyne
ISBN: 9780191643842 019164384X
OCLC Number: 793511111
Description: 1 online resource (477 p.)
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1. What Is Evolution?; 2. Written in the Rocks; 3. Remnants: Vestiges, Embryos, and Bad Design; 4. The Geography of Life; 5. The Engine of Evolution; 6. How Sex Drives Evolution; 7. The Origin of Species; 8. What About Us?; 9. Evolution Redux; Notes; Glossary; Suggestions for Further Reading; References; Illustration Credits; Index.
Responsibility: Jerry A. Coyne.
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Why Evolution is True focuses on the hard evidence that proves evolution by natural selection to be a fact. Weaving together and explaining the latest discoveries and ideas from many disparate areas  Read more...

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Review from previous edition Coyne is hugely knowledgeable and an excellent writer. Nature, Vol. 462 Review from previous edition One of the very best and most important book on evolution for broad Read more...

 
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