The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution

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Black Swan, 2010 - Science - 470 pages
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Richard Dawkins takes on creationists, including followers of 'Intelligent Design' and all those who question the fact of evolution through natural selection. Like a detective arriving on the scene of a crime, he sifts through fascinating layers of scientific facts and disciplines to build a cast-iron case: from the living examples of natural selection in birds and insects; the 'time clocks' of trees and radioactive dating that calibrate a timescale for evolution; the fossil record and the traces of our earliest ancestors; to confirmation from molecular biology and genetics.

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User Review  - Jack - Goodreads

This book was a pure delight to read, I smiled all the way through it. Unlike Dawkins's other books that try to promote a certain way of looking at evolution or a book that just takes the fact of ... Read full review

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