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Evolution: The Remarkable History of a Scientific Theory

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By: Edward J Larson

337 pages, illus

Random House Trade Books

Hardback | Dec 2004 | #149393 | ISBN: 0679642889
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Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Summer for the Gods", Edward J. Larson takes us on a guided tour of Darwin's "dangerous idea," from its theoretical antecedents in the early nineteenth century to the brilliant breakthroughs of Darwin and Wallace, to Watson and Crick's stunning discovery of the DNA double helix, and to the triumphant neo-Darwinian synthesis and rising sociobiology today.


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