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Beyond natural selection

Robert G. Wesson

Beyond natural selection

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evolution.,
  • Natural selection.,
  • Adaptation (Biology)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Wesson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH366.2 .W47 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 353 p. :
    Number of Pages353
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1864102M
    ISBN 100262231611
    LC Control Number90021977


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