Roy Porter’s erudite chronicle of the history of medicine remains the definitive work on the subject.
The Descent of Man
and Selection in Relation to Sex
Introduced by Richard Dawkins
Charles Darwin’s The Descent of Man applies his revolutionary theory to human evolution. This exceptional Folio collector’s edition is introduced by Richard Dawkins and includes numerous colour illustrations, as well as diagrams and figures.
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