What Evolution Is

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Turtleback Books, Oct 1, 2002 - Science - 336 pages
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At once a spirited defense of Darwinian explanations of biology and an elegant primer on evolution for the general reader, What Evolution Is poses the questions at the heart of evolutionary theory and considers how improved understanding of evolution has affected the viewpoints and values of modern man.

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User Review  - Debrah A - Goodreads

Written by a highly notable figure, the book is an authoritative tome of information of what evolution is, and more importantly, what it isn't. But I must say that it would have been a good read at ... Read full review

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User Review  - Keish - Goodreads

Good base/fundamentals for the subject of Biology. Let's hope that reading this was helpful to my cause :p Read full review

About the author (2002)

Jared Diamond is a professor of geography at the University of California, Los Angeles. He began his scientific career in physiology and expanded into evolutionary biology and biogeography. Among his many awards are the National Medal of Science, the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement, Japan's Cosmos Prize, a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, and the Lewis Thomas Prize honoring the Scientist as Poet, presented by The Rockefeller University. His previous books include "Why Is Sex Fun?", "The Third Chimpanzee", "Collapse", and "Guns, Germs, and Steel", winner of the Pulitzer Prize.

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