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 (Darwin tetralogy #1)

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A tremendous slog. The prose is mind numbing. Writing like this us why people won't read scientific books. Somebody needs to slap the editors for not clarifying the text. Read full review

Review: Darwin's Ghost: The Origin of Species Updated (Darwin tetralogy #1)

User Review  - Goodreads

A tremendous slog. The prose is mind numbing. Writing like this us why people won't read scientific books. Somebody needs to slap the editors for not clarifying the text. 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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