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- Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 94.99
In this work, George C. Williams--one of evolutionary biology's most distinguished scholars--examines the mechanisms and meaning of natural selection in evolution. Williams offers his own perspective on modern evolutionary theory, including discussions of the gene as the unit of selection, clade selection and macroevolution, diversity within and among... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 75.00
Hindu mythology is a complex mythology of multifaceted deities, lengthy heroic tales, and arcane philosophies, with a 3000-year history of reinterpretations and adaptations. This text looks at the connections between the structure of myth cycles and Indian storytelling and music traditions. more...
- University of NSW Press 2006; US$ 13.95
In this timely and important book, Andrew Lynch and George Williams provide a clear and accessible guide to the major components of Australia?s anti-terrorism laws and their effects. They show readers: ? what constitutes a crime of terrorism in Australia ? what powers our main intelligence agency has to question and detain members of the community... more...
- Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 36.95
Biological evolution is a fact--but the many conflicting theories of evolution remain controversial even today. In 1966, simple Darwinism, which holds that evolution functions primarily at the level of the individual organism, was threatened by opposing concepts such as group selection, a popular idea stating that evolution acts to select entire species... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95
This book stems from a series of biennial conferences devoted to issues affecting air-transport provision in remoter regions that have been organized by the Centre for Air Transport in Remoter Regions at Cranfield University. The primary aim of the conferences has been to provide an opportunity for those responsible for operating, managing, regulating... more...
- Orion 2013; US$ 5.99
George C. Williams explains how evolution can produce remarkable adaptations in the natural world, and examines how the same process can also produce design flaws that can cause serious problems in living things - including in human beings. Plan and Purpose in Nature is a brilliant survey of Darwinian evolution in the natural world. It tells the... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) 2014; US$ 9.99
Chester Cricket--the famous cricket in Times Square--is homesick. When his friend Mario takes him to a sky show at the Planetarium, Chester realizes how much he misses seeing real stars at night. Happily, he finds his way out of the subway into Times Square, where he meets a new friend, Lulu Pigeon. Lulu takes him on a trip beyond his wildest dreams.... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) 2014; US$ 7.99
"The story of a musical cricket and his friends, a mouse and a cat of real character, who took up their abode in a Times Square newsstand...Most appealing whimsy with beautiful illustrations by Garth Williams." --Starred, School Library Journal more...