Darwin's Ghost: The Origin of Species Updated

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Random House, 2000 - Science - 377 pages
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Darwin's masterpiece, the most important book of the millennium, is rewritten by a renowned geneticist using fascinating contemporary examples and incorporating the vast amount of scientific knowledge discovered since its publication.

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Review: Darwin's Ghost: The Origin of Species Updated

User Review  - Monthly Book Group - Goodreads

This is an updating of the "The Origin of Species" by Charles Darwin published in 1859. The book has a particularly gripping beginning in its sections on the AIDS virus, and on the domestication of ... Read full review

Review: Darwin's Ghost: The Origin of Species Updated

User Review  - Jack Dixon - Goodreads

Darwin's Ghost was Darwin's own book updated with new findings and proof of the findings. Evolution is one of many of Darwin's theories, and through his book Origin Of Species , Darwin explained ... Read full review


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About the author (2000)

Steve Jones is the Professor of Genetics at University College London. He regularly appears on British TV and radio, and wrote and presented a hugely successful BBC TV series called In the Blood. His previous books include The Language of Genes, winner of the prestigious Rhône-Poulenc Science Book Prize. He lives in London.

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