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Natural selection in man

James F. Crow

Natural selection in man

papers of the Wenner-Gren supper conference, University of Michigan, April 12, 1957

by James F. Crow

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Published by Wayne State University Press in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evolution,
  • Natural selection,
  • Human evolution

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James F. Crow [et al...] ; arranged by J.N. Spuhler. --
    SeriesAmerican Anthropological Association. Memoir -- no. 86, Memoir (American Anthropological Association) -- no. 86.
    ContributionsWenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN1 .A22 no.86, GN2 .A22 no.86
    The Physical Object
    Pagination72 p. :
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26567552M

      Natural selection often constructs complex systems with the help of devices like sex or learning. These "cranes" are themselves products of natural selection, but once they are in place they allow. Darwin hastily began an “abstract” of Natural Selection, which grew into a more-accessible book, On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. Suffering from a terrible bout of nausea, Darwin, was secreted away at a spa on the desolate Yorkshire moors when the.

      On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, a groundbreaking scientific work by British naturalist Charles Darwin, is published in England. Darwin’s theory argued that organisms. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wallace, Alfred Russel, Action of natural selection on man. New Haven, Conn.: C.C. Chatfield & Co.,

      "Natural selection, if it hasn't stopped, has at least slowed down," says Jones. But although in the developed world today, almost everyone lives long enough to pass on their genes, many of us.   Much of Richards’ book is given over to painting a picture of the kind of man Darwin was, to show not only how he came to sexual selection but the barriers he had to overcome in his own thinking.


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