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Evolution, the history of an idea

Peter J. Bowler

Evolution, the history of an idea

by Peter J. Bowler

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evolution (Biology) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter J. Bowler.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH361 .B69 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 412 p. ;
    Number of Pages412
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3164030M
    ISBN 100520048806, 0520048903
    LC Control Number83005909

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