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The selfish gene, Richard Dawkins

Label
The selfish gene
Title
The selfish gene
Statement of responsibility
Richard Dawkins
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
POPULAR SCIENCE. The million copy international bestseller, critically acclaimed and translated into over 25 languages. As influential today as when it was first published, The Selfish Gene has become a classic exposition of evolutionary thought. Professor Dawkins articulates a gene's eye view of evolution - a view giving centre stage to these persistent units of information, and in which organisms can be seen as vehicles for their replication. This imaginative, powerful, and stylistically brilliant work not only brought the insights of Neo-Darwinism to a wide audience, but galvanised the biology community, generating much debate and stimulating whole new areas of research. Forty years later, its insights remain as relevant today as on the day it was published
Member of
Summary
An ethologist shows man to be a gene machine whose world is one of savage competition and deceit
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
212267
Cataloging source
WWBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dawkins, Richard
Dewey number
591.35
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Oxford Landmark Science
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Natural selection
  • Behaviour genetics
  • Genetics
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Natural selection
Target audience
adult
Label
The selfish gene, Richard Dawkins
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Formerly CIP.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Why are people? -- The replicators -- Immortal coils -- The gene machine -- Aggression : stability and the selfish machine -- Genesmanship -- Family planning -- Battle of the generations -- Battle of the sexes -- You scratch my back, I'll ride on yours -- Memes : the new replicators -- Nice guys finish first -- The long reach of the gene
Control code
000057714371
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
40th anniversary edition.
Extent
xxxii, 464 pages
Isbn
9780198788607
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)952666572
Label
The selfish gene, Richard Dawkins
Publication
Copyright
Note
Formerly CIP.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Why are people? -- The replicators -- Immortal coils -- The gene machine -- Aggression : stability and the selfish machine -- Genesmanship -- Family planning -- Battle of the generations -- Battle of the sexes -- You scratch my back, I'll ride on yours -- Memes : the new replicators -- Nice guys finish first -- The long reach of the gene
Control code
000057714371
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
40th anniversary edition.
Extent
xxxii, 464 pages
Isbn
9780198788607
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)952666572

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