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The selfish gene

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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The 30th anniversary edition of the million copy international bestseller, with a new introduction from the author. As relevant and influential today as when it was first published, this classic exposition of evolutionary thought, widely hailed for its stylistic brilliance and deep scientific insights, stimulated whole new areas of research. - ;The million copy international bestseller, critically acclaimed and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Dawkins
ISBN: 1435607228 9781435607224 1280870176 9781280870170 0191574066 9780191574061 0191537551 9780191537554
OCLC Number: 1113593634
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (385 pages)
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; Extracts from reviews
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The 30th anniversary edition of the million copy international bestseller, with a new introduction from the author. As relevant and influential today as when it was first published, this classic exposition of evolutionary thought, widely hailed for its stylistic brilliance and deep scientific insights, stimulated whole new areas of research. - ;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 revie.

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