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

Subjects:

  • Darwin, Charles, -- 1809-1882 -- Encyclopedias,
  • Evolution (Biology) -- Encyclopedias

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRichard Milner ; with a foreword by Ian Tattersall and a preface by Stephen Jay Gould.
GenreEncyclopedias.
ContributionsMilner, Richard, 1941-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH360.2 .M55 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17100529M
ISBN 109780520243767
LC Control Number2008035575

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