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The ancestor's tale : a pilgrimage to the dawn of evolution, Richard Dawkins

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The ancestor's tale : a pilgrimage to the dawn of evolution
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The ancestor's tale
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a pilgrimage to the dawn of evolution
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Richard Dawkins
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Title
The ancestor's tale
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A renowned biologist provides a sweeping chronicle of more than four billion years of life on Earth, shedding new light on evolutionary theory and history, sexual selection, speciation, extinction, genetics, and geographical dispersal
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New York Times Notable Book, 2004
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DLC
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576.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH361
LC item number
.D39 2004
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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a pilgrimage to the dawn of evolution
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Richard Dawkins
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ancestors tale
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a pilgrimage to the dawn of evolution
The ancestor's tale : a pilgrimage to the dawn of evolution, Richard Dawkins
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The ancestor's tale : a pilgrimage to the dawn of evolution, Richard Dawkins
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 624-645) and index
Contents
The conceit of hindsight -- The general prologue -- The pilgrimage begins -- rendezvous 0. All humankind -- Archaic Homo sapiens -- Ergasts -- Habilines -- Ape-men -- rendezvous 1. Chimpanzees -- rendezvous 2. Gorillas -- rendezvous 3. Orang utans -- rendezvous 4. Gibbons -- rendezvous 5. Old world monkeys -- rendezvous 6. New world monkeys -- rendezvous 7. Tarsiers -- rendezvous 8. Lemurs, bushbabies and their kin -- The great cretaceous catastrophe -- rendezvous 9. Colugos and the tree shrews -- rendezvous 10. Rodents and rabbitkind -- rendezvous 11. Laurasiatheres -- rendezvous 12. Xenarthrans -- rendezvous 13. Afrotheres -- rendezvous 14. Marsupials -- rendezvous 15. Monotremes -- Mammal-like reptiles -- rendezvous 16. Sauropsids -- rendezvous 17. Amphibians -- rendezvous 18. Lungfish -- rendezvous 19. Coelacanths -- rendezvous 20. Ray-finned fish -- rendezvous 21. Sharks and their kin -- rendezvous 22. Lampreys and hagfish -- rendezvous 23. Lancelets -- rendezvous 24. Sea squirts -- rendezvous 25. Ambulacrarians -- rendezvous 26. Protostomes -- rendezvous 27. Acoelomorph flatworms -- rendezvous 28. Cnidarians -- rendezvous 29. Ctenophores -- rendezvous 30. Placozoans -- rendezvous 31. Sponges -- rendezvous 32. Choanoflagellates -- rendezvous 33. Drips -- rendezvous 34. Fungi -- rendezvous 35. Amoebozoans -- rendezvous 36. Plants -- rendezvous 37. Uncertain -- The great historic rendezvous -- rendezvous 38. Archaea -- rendezvous 39. Eubacteria -- Canterbury -- The host's return
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24 cm.
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Extent
xii, 673 p.
Isbn
9780618005833
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2004059864
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