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This is an intellectual history of thought on evolution in Europe and the United States. It is logically sequenced and accessible to the non-biologist reader. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Sharon King
The book is a good analysis of the development of the theory of evolution itself, showing the reasonableness of ideas that didn't pan out and are no longer discussed. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
Excellent introduction to evolutionary theory. Simple enough that even a creationist would understand it. Well, no.... not that simple but still an excellent read.Published 8 months ago by RWard
This is the most interesting book on evolution in existence. It's understandable and enjoyable. History and science are much more fun with good writers.Published 15 months ago by Larmore
This volume reminds us that however expert an academician may be in a particular discipline, history is best written by historians. Read morePublished on March 27, 2011 by Bruce Ballard
Mr. Larson has written a fine overview of the history of evolution. The book does not dwell endlessly on every skirmish between different scientists or the backlash from religious... Read morePublished on September 27, 2009 by Franklin the Mouse
I have remarked elsewhere (somewhat controversially) that relatively few people, even biological scientists, really understand the Principle of Evolution. Read morePublished on June 5, 2009 by W. David McGuinn Jr.
Tying together a quadrilogy of scholarship - _Trial and Error: The American Controversy over Creation and Evolution_ (Oxford University Press, 1985), _Sex, Race, and Science:... Read morePublished on February 26, 2009 by Michael D. Barton
This is a well written, and relatively brief account of the
history of the theory of evolution. It starts with an overview
of related theories before Darwin. Read more