On Growth and Form, Volume 1
In this classic of biology and modern science, Sir D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson (1860–1948), one of the most distinguished scientists of the modern era, sets forth his seminal "theory of transformation" - that one species evolves into another not by successive minor changes in individual body parts but by large-scale transformations involving the body as a whole.
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On Growth and Form, in its unabridged and updated second edition, is around one thousand one hundred pages long and comes in two volumes. As such, it is a long and somewhat laborious read, though the ... Read full review