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The Evolving World

Evolution in Everyday Life

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674025585

Publication Date: 10/31/2007

Academic Trade

352 pages

5 halftones, 30 line drawings and illustrations


[The Evolving World] succeeds admirably in defining the numerous ways that ‘applied evolution’ affects our everyday lives.—Greg Gibson, Evolution

Mindell has written a welcome…account of the ways in which concepts of evolutionary biology are used in ways that influence our daily lives.—Walter Cressler, Library Journal

This wonderful book should be put in the hands of every student, every teacher, every person in America today. David Mindell is passionate about the science of evolution and about the ways in which it impinges on our daily lives. It is the perfect antidote to all of those sterile alternatives forwarded by the Christian Right and their fellow travelers. The Evolving World: Evolution in Everyday Life does more than show that science is important. It shows that it can be tremendous fun.—Michael Ruse, author of The Evolution–Creation Struggle

Awards & Accolades

  • Gold Medal, 2007 Independent Publisher Book Awards, Science Category
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