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The Society of Genes

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$31.00 • £26.95 • €28.95

ISBN 9780674425026

Publication Date: 01/11/2016


296 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

57 halftones


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  • Preface
  • Prologue
  • 1. Evolving Cancer in Eight Easy Steps
  • 2. How Your Enemies Define You
  • 3. What’s the Point of Having Sex?
  • 4. The Clinton Paradox
  • 5. Promiscuous Genes in a Complex Society
  • 6. The Chuman Show
  • 7. It’s in the Way That You Use It
  • 8. Theft, Imitation, and the Roots of Innovation
  • 9. A Secret Life in the Shadows
  • 10. Life’s Unwinnable War against Freeloaders
  • Epilogue
  • Further Reading
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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