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Looking for a few good males : female choice in evolutionary biology

Author: Erika Lorraine Milam
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2011.
Series: Animals, history, culture
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Johns Hopkins paperback edView all editions and formats
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Rather, population geneticists, ethologists, and organismal biologists alike continued to investigate this important theory throughout the twentieth century.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erika Lorraine Milam
ISBN: 0801894190 9780801894190 9781421404028 1421404028
OCLC Number: 856865353
Description: 236 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme.
Contents: Introduction1. Beauty and the Beast: Darwin, Wallace, and the Animal-Human Boundary2. Progressive Desire: Rational Evolution after the Great War3. Branching Out, Scaling Up: American Experiments on Behavior4. Courtly Behavior: The Rituals of British Zoologists5. A Science of Rare Males: The Genetics of Populations in the Long 1960s6. Selective History: Writing Female Choice into Organismal BiologyConclusionAcknowledgmentsNotesEssay on SourcesIndex
Series Title: Animals, history, culture
Responsibility: Erika Lorraine Milam.

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Milam uses the topic of female choice as a lens through which to view intellectual, disciplinary, and social developments in the life sciences... An invaluable synthesis for historians of biology, Read more...

 
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