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Foundations of social evolution

by Steven A. Frank

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural selection.,
  • Behavior evolution.,
  • Kin selection (Evolution).,
  • Social evolution -- Econometric models.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-259) and indexes.

    StatementSteven A. Frank.
    SeriesMonographs in behavior and ecology
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH375 .F735 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 268 p. ;
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL703054M
    ISBN 100691059330, 0691059349
    LC Control Number97052086

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