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Academic & Professional Books  Evolutionary Biology  Evolution

Sexual Selection Mate Choice and Courtship in Nature

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Edited By: James L Gould and Carol Grant Gould
277 pages, Col photos & illus
Sexual Selection
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  • Sexual Selection ISBN: 9780716760184 Paperback Feb 1997 Out of Print #62149
  • Sexual Selection ISBN: 9780716750536 Hardback Nov 1989 Out of Print #6470
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About this book

Surveys the many mating systems and strategies practised by species ranging from microorganisms through insects to birds and mammals, and the role of sexual selection in evolution.
`A beautifully conceived, researched, written and produced book', Times Higher Education.

Contents

The paradox of sex; what is sex?; why sex?; the discovery of sexual selection; nonsocial species; territory and hierarchies; female choice; stratagems and deceit; human mate selection; selected readings.

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Out of Print
Edited By: James L Gould and Carol Grant Gould
277 pages, Col photos & illus
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