On evolution. by John Maynard Smith

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Evolution (Biology)

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

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LC ClassificationsQH366.2 .M3919
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 125 p.
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5297277M
ISBN 100852242298, 0852242239
LC Control Number72077391

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