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The Evolution of Beauty

How Darwin's Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World - And Us

The Evolution of Beauty( )
Author: Prum, Richard O.
ISBN:978-0-385-53721-6
Publication Date:May 2017
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $59.99
Book Description:

In the great halls of science, dogma holds that Darwin's theory of natural selection explains every branch on the tree of life- which species thrive, which wither away to extinction, and what features each evolves. But can adaptation by natural selection really account for everything we see in nature? Yale University ornithologist Richard Prum-reviving Darwin's own views-thinks not. Deep in tropical jungles around the world are birds with a dizzying array of appearances and...
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Book Details
Pages:448
Detailed Subjects: Science / Life Sciences / Evolution
Science / Life Sciences / Zoology / Ethology (Animal Behavior)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.4 x 23.9 x 4.1 cm
Book Weight:0.878 Kilograms



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