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A historical analysis of the nature-versus-nurture debate documents the 2001 discovery that there are fewer genes in a human genome than previously thought and considers the argument that nurture elements are also largely responsible for human behavior. Originally published as Nature Via Nurture. Reprint. (view table of contents)

Paperback:

9780060006792 | Reprint edition (Perennial, July 1, 2004), cover price $13.99 | About this edition: Documents the 2001 discovery that there are fewer genes in a human genome than previously thought and considers the argument that nurture elements are also largely responsible for human behavior.

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A collection of top writings by prominent science journalists and pioneers covers the full range of scientific inquiry, from biochemistry, physics, and astronomy to genetics, evolutionary biology, and cognition.
By Jesse Cohen (editor) and Matt Ridley (editor)

Hardcover:

9780066211626 | Ecco Pr, September 1, 2002, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Presents essays on animals, the universe, physics, flowers, and other topics by contributors including Peter Canby, Natalie Angier, Michael Klesius, and Joseph D'Agnese.

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9780060936501 | Perennial, September 1, 2002, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Presents essays on animals, the universe, physics, flowers, and other topics by contributors including Peter Canby, Natalie Angier, Michael Klesius, and Joseph D'Agnese.

Presents essays on animals, the universe, physics, flowers, and other topics by contributors including Peter Canby, Natalie Angier, Michael Klesius, and Joseph D'Agnese.

Prebinding:

9780613910699 | Turtleback Books, September 1, 2002, cover price $25.70 | About this edition: Presents essays on animals, the universe, physics, flowers, and other topics by contributors including Peter Canby, Natalie Angier, Michael Klesius, and Joseph D'Agnese.

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Product Description: Environmental policy; Human Geography; Non-Fiction; Social Science

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9780255363839 | Gardners Books, September 19, 1996, cover price $15.10 | About this edition: Environmental policy; Human Geography; Non-Fiction; Social Science

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Product Description: Evolution of Everything

Hardcover:

9780007542482 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, May 7, 2015, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: We are taught that the world is a top-down place.

Paperback:

9780007542475 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, May 19, 2016, cover price $15.45 | About this edition: Evolution of Everything
9780008160647 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, September 24, 2015, cover price $19.90
9780007583126 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, May 7, 2015, cover price $14.80 | About this edition: BRAND NEW, Exactly same ISBN as listed, Please double check ISBN carefully before ordering.

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Product Description: Human society evolves. Change in technology, language, morality, and society is incremental, inexorable, gradual, and spontaneous. It follows a narrative, going from one stage to the next, and it largely happens by trial and error—a version of natural selection...read more

Hardcover:

9780062296009 | Harpercollins, October 27, 2015, cover price $28.99 | About this edition: The New York Times bestselling author of The Rational Optimist and Genome returns with a fascinating, brilliant argument for evolution that definitively dispels a dangerous, widespread myth: that we can command and control our world.

Paperback:

9780062296016 | Perennial, October 25, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Human society evolves.

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9781504645768 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 27, 2015), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: The New York Times bestselling author of The Rational Optimist and Genome returns with a fascinating, brilliant argument for evolution that definitively dispels a dangerous, widespread myth: that we can command and control our world.

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Product Description: The New York Times bestselling author of The Rational Optimist and Genome returns with a fascinating, brilliant argument for evolution that definitively dispels a dangerous, widespread myth: that we can command and control our world...read more

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9781504645751 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 27, 2015), cover price $59.99 | About this edition: The New York Times bestselling author of The Rational Optimist and Genome returns with a fascinating, brilliant argument for evolution that definitively dispels a dangerous, widespread myth: that we can command and control our world.

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Product Description: Francis Crick—the quiet genius who led a revolution in biology by discovering, quite literally, the secret of life—will be bracketed with Galileo, Darwin, and Einstein as one of the greatest scientists of all time. In his fascinating biography of the scientific pioneer who uncovered the genetic code—the digital cipher at the heart of heredity that distinguishes living from non-living things—acclaimed bestselling science writer Matt Ridley traces Crick's life from middle-class mediocrity in the English Midlands through a lackluster education and six years designing magnetic mines for the Royal Navy to his leap into biology at the age of thirty-one and its astonishing consequences...read more

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9780060823337 | Harpercollins, June 1, 2006, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A portrait of scientist Francis Crick, the co-discoverer of the double helix structure of DNA, traces his life from a middle-class English upbringing and lackluster education to his ultimate history-making journey into the field of biology.

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9780061148453 | Reprint edition (Perennial, November 3, 2009), cover price $13.99 | About this edition: Francis Crick—the quiet genius who led a revolution in biology by discovering, quite literally, the secret of life—will be bracketed with Galileo, Darwin, and Einstein as one of the greatest scientists of all time.

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Product Description: A series of predictions about diseases in the years to come.

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9780297840657 | Orion Pub Co, February 1, 1999, cover price $3.95 | About this edition: A series of predictions about diseases in the years to come.

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Product Description: El genoma humano, todo el conjunto de genes alojados en 23 pares de cromosomas, constituye nada menos que una autobiografía de nuestra especie. Escrito con mil millones de palabras de tres letras que utilizan el alfabeto de cuatro letras del ADN, el genoma ha sido corregido, abreviado, modificado y aumentado a medida que s...read more

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9788430604142 | Taurus, October 1, 2001, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: El genoma humano, todo el conjunto de genes alojados en 23 pares de cromosomas, constituye nada menos que una autobiografía de nuestra especie.

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Looks at one newly described gene from each of the twenty-three human chromosomes and explains how each one contributes to our uniqueness as a species.

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9780060194970 | Harpercollins, February 1, 2000, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Looks at one newly described gene from each of the twenty-three human chromosomes and explains how each one contributes to our uniqueness as a species

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9780060894085, titled "Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters" | 1 reprint edition (Perennial, May 30, 2006), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Looks at one newly described gene from each of the twenty-three human chromosomes and explains how each one contributes to our uniqueness as a species.
9789990220636 | Harpercollins, October 30, 2000, cover price $0.02
9780060932909 | Harpercollins, October 1, 2000, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Looks at one newly described gene from each of the twenty-three human chromosomes and explains how each one contributes to our uniqueness as a species.

Reinforced:

9780606314152 | Demco Media, September 30, 2000, cover price $23.50 | About this edition: Looks at one newly described gene from each of the twenty-three human chromosomes and explains how each one contributes to our uniqueness as a species.

Prebinding:

9781417788989 | Turtleback Books, May 30, 2006, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Looks at one newly described gene from each of the twenty-three human chromosomes and explains how each one contributes to our uniqueness as a species.

Documents the 2001 discovery that there are fewer genes in a human genome than previously thought and considers the argument that nurture elements are also largely responsible for human behavior.

Hardcover:

9780060006785 | 1 edition (Harpercollins, May 1, 2003), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Documents the 2001 discovery that there are fewer genes in a human genome than previously thought and considers the argument that nurture elements are also largely responsible for human behavior.
9789990074642 | Harpercollins, May 1, 2003, cover price $0.02

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9780060544478, titled "Nature Via Nurture: Genes, Experience, & What Makes Us Human" | Abridged edition (Harperaudio, May 1, 2003), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Documents the 2001 discovery that there are fewer genes in a human genome than previously thought and considers the argument that nurture elements are also largely responsible for human behavior.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780060544461 | Abridged edition (Harperaudio, May 1, 2003), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Documents the 2001 discovery that there are fewer genes in a human genome than previously thought and considers the argument that nurture elements are also largely responsible for human behavior.

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Product Description: Book by Matt Ridley

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9780670863570 | Viking Pr, May 1, 1997, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Book by Matt Ridley

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Suggests a biological basis for the social organization and cooperation shown by the human race, and traces the evolution of society

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9780670874491 | Viking Pr, March 1, 1997, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Suggests a biological basis for the social organization and cooperation shown by the human race, and traces the evolution of society

Paperback:

9780140264456 | Penguin USA, April 1, 1998, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Suggests a biological basis for the social organization and cooperation shown by the human race, and traces the evolution of society

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Product Description: Documents the 2001 discovery that there are fewer genes in a human genome than previously thought and considers the argument that nurture elements are also largely responsible for human behavior.

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9789707700390 | Santillana USA Pub Co Inc, June 15, 2006, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Documents the 2001 discovery that there are fewer genes in a human genome than previously thought and considers the argument that nurture elements are also largely responsible for human behavior.
9789707700406 | Taurus, June 30, 2004, cover price $16.01 | About this edition: Documents the 2001 discovery that there are fewer genes in a human genome than previously thought and considers the argument that nurture elements are also largely responsible for human behavior.

“Ridley writes with panache, wit, and humor and displays remarkable ingenuity in finding ways to present complicated materials for the lay reader.” — Los Angeles Times In a bold and provocative interpretation of economic history, Matt Ridley, the New York Times-bestselling author of Genome and The Red Queen, makes the case for an economics of hope, arguing that the benefits of commerce, technology, innovation, and change—what Ridley calls cultural evolution—will inevitably increase human prosperity. Fans of the works of Jared Diamond (Guns, Germs, and Steel), Niall Ferguson (The Ascent of Money), and Thomas Friedman (The World Is Flat) will find much to ponder and enjoy in The Rational Optimist.

Miscellaneous:

9780062025371 | Harpercollins, June 15, 2010, cover price $12.99

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9780061992629, titled "The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves" | Unabridged edition (Harperaudio, June 1, 2010), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: “Ridley writes with panache, wit, and humor and displays remarkable ingenuity in finding ways to present complicated materials for the lay reader.

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Product Description: For two hundred years the pessimists have dominated public discourse, insisting that things will soon be getting much worse. But in fact, life is getting better—and at an accelerating rate. Food availability, income, and life span are up; disease, child mortality, and violence are down all across the globe...read more

Hardcover:

9780007267118 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, May 27, 2010, cover price $33.80 | About this edition: The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves by Matt Ridley.
9780061452055 | Harpercollins, May 18, 2010, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: “Ridley writes with panache, wit, and humor and displays remarkable ingenuity in finding ways to present complicated materials for the lay reader.

Paperback:

9780061452062 | Reprint edition (Perennial, June 7, 2011), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: For two hundred years the pessimists have dominated public discourse, insisting that things will soon be getting much worse.

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Product Description: 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...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780026033404 | Macmillan Pub Co, January 1, 1994, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: 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

Paperback:

9780060556570 | Reprint edition (Perennial, May 1, 2003), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: 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.
9780140245486 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, June 1, 1995), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Citing the Red Queen from Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking Glass, who has to keep running to stay in the same place, Ridley demonstrates why sex is humanity's best strategy for outwitting its constantly mutating internal predators, and answers dozens of other riddles of human nature and culture.

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Chronicling America's 1988 Presidential election from the unique perspective of a British journalist, this biting account traces the remarkable transformation of George Bush's image from wimpish Vice President to electoral champion

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9780670827336 | Viking Pr, April 1, 1990, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Chronicling America's 1988 Presidential election from the unique perspective of a British journalist, this biting account traces the remarkable transformation of George Bush's image from wimpish Vice President to electoral champion

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