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Published by Harper & Row in San Francisco .
Written in English


  • Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 -- Congresses.,
  • Human evolution -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Held Oct. 5-6. 1982.

StatementNobel Conference XVIII, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota edited by Charles L. Hamrum ; with contributions by Stephen Jay Gould ... [et al.].
ContributionsHamrum, Charles L., Gould, Stephen Jay.
LC ClassificationsGN281 .N6 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 125 p. :
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3186675M
ISBN 10006250651X
LC Control Number83047723

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