The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature

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Two fascinating questions lie at the heart of The Red Queen: Why is Homo sapiens a sexual species, and what implications does this have for human nature? That man is sexual may seem unremarkable, yet in fact not all plants and animals need to have sex to reproduce; simple cloning is practiced by many animals with much greater efficiency. To understand how life evolves, and what benefit sex provides for humans, we must think like the Red Queen in Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking-Glass, who had to keep running just to stay ...

The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature 2008, MacMillan Publishing Company, New York, NY

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The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature 2003, Harper Perennial, New York, NY

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The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature 2000, Penguin Books Ltd, London

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The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature 1995, Penguin Books, New York, NY

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The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature 1994, Penguin Books Ltd, London

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The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature 1993, Viking, London

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