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The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature
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from Macmillan Pub Co (January 1, 1994)
9780026033404 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.50 in. | 1.95 lbs | List price $25.00
About: A look at the implications of sex and human nature draws on cutting-edge research to detail the evolution of sex in plants and animals and to illustrate how it influences our intellect, our choice of mates, and our social structure
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Reprint edition from Perennial (May 1, 2003)
9780060556570 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $15.99
About: Referring to Lewis Carroll's Red Queen from Through the Looking-Glass, a character who has to keep running to stay in the same place, Matt Ridley demonstrates why sex is humanity's best strategy for outwitting its constantly mutating internal predators.
Reprint edition from Penguin USA (June 1, 1995)
9780140245486 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.25 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $16.00
About: 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?