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The imitation factor

Lee Alan Dugatkin

The imitation factor

evolution beyond the gene

by Lee Alan Dugatkin

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Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animal behavior

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-208) and index

    StatementLee Alan Dugatkin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL751 .D7465 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 243 p. ;
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16996752M
    ISBN 100684864533
    LC Control Number00059286

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