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Evolution A Little History of a Great Idea by Gerard Cheshire
  

Evolution A Little History of a Great Idea

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Evolution A Little History of a Great Idea by Gerard Cheshire

Why did Darwin find tortoises so interesting? Are humans really descended from ancient apes? How did the peacock get its tail? What might life look like elsewhere in the universe? In this fascinating and highly-illustrated book, Gerard Cheshire tells the story of evolution, and plots the various devices by which we have all become the organisms we are today. With sections on convergence, sexual selection, epigenetics, and full appendices showing the tree of life. WOODEN BOOKS are small but packed with information. Fascinating FINANCIAL TIMES. Beautiful LONDON REVIEW OF BOOKS. Rich and Artful THE LANCET. Genuinely mind-expanding FORTEAN TIMES. Excellent NEW SCIENTIST. Stunning NEW YORK TIMES. Small books, big ideas.

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Publication date

1st October 2008

Author

Gerard Cheshire

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Publisher

Wooden Books

Format

Paperback
64 pages

Categories

Evolution

ISBN

9781904263807

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