Evolution: The Triumph of an Idea

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Random House, Dec 31, 2011 - Science - 512 pages
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Carl Zimmer tells the story of the theory of evolution from Darwin's journey on the Beagle to the controversies of modern evolutionary theory, the understanding of the lethal resurgence of antibiotic resistant diseases and the wave of species extinctions that face us today. The result is a wonderfully accessible account of a remarkable scientific journey, from the emergence to the triumph of an idea.

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I love the way Carl Zimmer writes his books, he takes you into details without making you feel bored. I would love to see a new edition of this book especially after so many new discoveries in the field of human ancestry. Read full review

Review: Evolution: The Triumph of an Idea

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I love the way Carl Zimmer writes his books, he takes you into details without making you feel bored. I would love to see a new edition of this book especially after so many new discoveries in the field of human ancestry. Read full review

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About the author (2011)

A former senior editor at Discover magazine, Carl Zimmer is Stephen Jay Gould's successor on the US magazine Natural History. He is the author of two previous books and lives in New York.

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