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The Resource The evolution of beauty : how Darwin's forgotten theory of mate choice shapes the natural world-- and us, Richard O. Prum

The evolution of beauty : how Darwin's forgotten theory of mate choice shapes the natural world-- and us, Richard O. Prum

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The evolution of beauty : how Darwin's forgotten theory of mate choice shapes the natural world-- and us
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The evolution of beauty
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how Darwin's forgotten theory of mate choice shapes the natural world-- and us
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Richard O. Prum
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Title
The evolution of beauty
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Summary
A major reevaluation of how evolutionary forces work examines how mating preferences, what Darwin termed, "the taste for the beautiful," have driven adaptive evolution and created an extraordinary range of aesthetic and elaborate ornament in the animal world
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New York Times Notable Book, 2017
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10563210
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
591.56/2
Index
index present
LC call number
QL761
LC item number
.P744 2017
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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how Darwin's forgotten theory of mate choice shapes the natural world -- and us
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how Darwin's forgotten theory of mate choice shapes the natural world -- and us
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Richard O. Prum
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evolution of beauty
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how Darwins forgotten theory of mate choice shapes the natural world -- and us
The evolution of beauty : how Darwin's forgotten theory of mate choice shapes the natural world-- and us, Richard O. Prum
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The evolution of beauty : how Darwin's forgotten theory of mate choice shapes the natural world-- and us, Richard O. Prum
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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24 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
428 pages
Isbn
9780385537216
Lccn
2016050808
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unmediated
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rdamedia
Media type code
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illustrations (some color)
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(OCoLC)967133880

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