The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature

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Lewis Carroll's Red Queen had to keep running to stay in the same place. And so, argues the author, do the rest of us. Sexual reproduction makes no sense in conventional theories of evolution; simple cloning is much more efficient. But sex maintains a genetic flux within a species which enables disease to be successfully resisted. This book looks at recent changes in evolutionary biology and throws fresh light on seduction and sexism, beauty and polygamy, attraction and adultery - even intelligence itself. The author also ...

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

ISBN-13: 9780026033404

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

ISBN-13: 9780060556570

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

ISBN-13: 9780140291247

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

ISBN-13: 9780140245486

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

ISBN-13: 9780140167726

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

ISBN-13: 9780670843572

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