Exploring Evolution

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What does it mean to say that we share 99% of our genes with chimpanzees, or that languages can 'evolve'? What is a genome? How have ideas about human evolution changed the way we view the world and our fellow-creatures? This book offers a straightforward explanation of the basic principles of evolutionary theory, its role in the history of science and the controversies it has caused from Darwin to the present day.

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Exploring Evolution

Exploring Evolution

Vivays2012

Hardback160pp Illustrated254x190mm

9781908126252     Product Code: 222784

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What does it mean to say that we share 99% of our genes with chimpanzees, or that languages can 'evolve'? What is a genome? How have ideas about human evolution changed the way we view the world and our fellow-creatures? This book offers a straightforward explanation of the basic principles of evolutionary theory, its role in the history of science and the controversies it has caused from Darwin to the present day.

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