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Published by Kluwer Academic in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Evolution (Biology).,
  • Biology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index

Statementedited by Ross J. MacIntyre and Michael T. Clegg.
ContributionsMacIntyre, Ross J., Clegg, Michael T., 1941-
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 205 p. :
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22628873M
ISBN 100306472619

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