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Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social evolution.,
  • Evolution.,
  • Natural selection.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRichard D. Alexander.
SeriesThe Jessie and John Danz lectures, John Danz lectures
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHM106 .A44
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 317 p. :
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21530839M
ISBN 100295956410

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