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What is sex?

Author: Lynn Margulis; Dorion Sagan
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Editions, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Featuring numerous full-color photos and illustrations, this book examines the evolutionary history of sexual reproduction. From the thermodynamic underpinnings of sex to the beginnings of human society's decoupling of sex and reproduction, the authors write in a popular science mode on reproduction in species from humans to insects and bacteria to peacocks.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Margulis, Lynn, 1938-
What is sex?
New York : Simon & Schuster Editions, ©1997
(OCoLC)647660494
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Margulis; Dorion Sagan
ISBN: 0684826917 9780684826912
OCLC Number: 36798234
Notes: "A Peter N. Nevraumont book."
Description: 256 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: ch. 1. Universe in heat: sexual energy --
ch. 2. Hot and bothered: sexual beginnings --
ch. 3. Cannibals and other virgins: fusion sex --
ch. 4. Kiss of death: sexuality and mortality --
ch. 5. Strange attractions: sex and perception --
ch. 6. Come together: the future of sex.
Responsibility: Lynn Margulis and Dorion Sagan.

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In this lavishly illustrated work of extraordinary range and originality, one of the world's most accomplished life scientists and a gifted science writer examine that "sine qua non" of human  Read more...

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