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The Selfish Gene : 30th Anniversary edition.

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publisher: Oxford : OUP Oxford, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The million copy international bestseller, critically acclaimed and translated into over 25 languages. This 30th anniversary edition includes a new introduction from the author as well as the original prefaces and foreword, and extracts from early reviews. As relevant and influential today as when it was first published, The Selfish Gene has become a classic exposition of evolutionary thought. Professor Dawkins  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dawkins, Richard.
Selfish Gene : 30th Anniversary edition.
Oxford : OUP Oxford, ©2006
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Dawkins
ISBN: 9780191574061 0191574066
OCLC Number: 796384635
Description: 1 online resource (599 pages)
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction to 30th anniversary edition; Preface to second edition; Foreword to first edition; Preface to first edition; 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; Updated bibliography; Index and key to bibliography.

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The million copy international bestseller, critically acclaimed and translated into over 25 languages. This 30th anniversary edition includes a new introduction from the author as well as the original prefaces and foreword, and extracts from early reviews. As relevant and influential today as when it was first published, The Selfish Gene has become a classic exposition of evolutionary thought. Professor Dawkins articulates a gene's eye view of evolution - a view giving centre stage to these persistent units of information, and in which organisms can be seen as vehicles for their replication. Thi.

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