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Evolution: The History of an Idea: 25th Anniversary Edition


By: Peter J Bowler

464 pages, b/w illustrations

University of California Press

Paperback | Sep 2009 | Edition: 3 | #180694 | ISBN-13: 9780520261280
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Paperback | Dec 2003 | Edition: 3 | #137954 | ISBN: 0520236939
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Since its original publication in 1989, "Evolution: The History of an Idea" has been recognized as a comprehensive and authoritative source on the development and impact of this most controversial of scientific theories.

This 25th anniversary edition is updated with a new preface examining recent scholarship and trends within the study of evolution.

Clarity of purpose and powers of organization shine forth from every page.
- Roy S. Porter, "Times Literary Supplement"

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Peter J. Bowler is Reader in the History of Science at Queen's University, Belfast, and is well known on both sides of the Atlantic for his books on the history of evolutionism.

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