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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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

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User Review  - Feisty Harriet - Goodreads

The first book I read about Darwin and his theories, updating the idea of evolution and moderate and rapid change due to both natural selection and sexual selection using modern examples likes the ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Variation Under Domestication
21
Variation Under Nature
40
Copyright

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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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