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The Mechanism of Creative Evolution

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  • Date Published: April 2015
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107495234

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  • Originally published in 1932, this book presents a detailed discussion regarding the capacity of humans to influence the process of natural selection and thereby control its outcomes. The text was written by prominent British geneticist Charles Chamberlain Hurst (1870–1947). Illustrative figures and reference lists are also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in perspectives on evolutionary development and the history of science.

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    • Date Published: April 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107495234
    • length: 386 pages
    • dimensions: 254 x 178 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.67kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Introduction
    1. Mendel's laws of heredity
    2. Cells and chromosomes
    3. Chromosomes and genes
    4. Mapping the genes in the chromosomes
    5. Chromosomes and species
    6. Translocations of genes
    7. Extra chromosomes
    8. Polyploid varieties
    9. Polyploid species
    10. Hybridisation and crossing
    11. Gene mutations
    12. Experimental mutations and transmutations
    13. Genes and characters
    14. Sex
    15. Virgin birth
    16. The smallest living organisms
    17. The gene as the unit of life
    18. Processes of creative evolution
    19. Evolution of man and mind
    20. Speculations
    References
    Index.

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    Charles Chamberlain Hurst

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