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Evolution : Brian and Deborah Charlesworth.

Author: Brian Charlesworth; Deborah Charlesworth
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Series: Very short introductions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This book is about the crucial role of evolutionary biology in transforming our view of human origins and relation to the universe, and the impact of this idea on traditional philosophy and religion. It explains the most important basic findings and procedures in the area.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Charlesworth; Deborah Charlesworth
ISBN: 0192802518 9780192802514
OCLC Number: 316512614
Description: 144 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. The Processes of Evolution ; 3. The Evidence for Evolution: Similarities and Differences Between Organisms ; 4. The Evidence for Evolution: Patterns in Time and Space ; 5. Adaptation and Natural Selection ; 6. The Formation and Divergence of Species ; 7. Some Difficult Problems ; Further Reading
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Two distinguished biologists tell you what evolution is about, in a crystal-clear fashion. It's refreshing to read a clear, non-polemic account of the truth, which you rarely get in popular science Read more...

 
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