London: Transworld Publishers, 2009. Octavo, colour photographs, line drawings, paperback.
Richard Dawkins takes on creationists, including followers of 'Intelligent design' and all those who question the fact of evolution through natural selection. Like a detective arriving on the scene of a crime, he sifts through fascinating layers of scientific facts and disciplines to build a cast-iron case: from the living examples of natural selection in birds and insects; the 'time clocks' of trees and radioactive dating that calibrate a timescale for evolution; the fossil record and the traces of our earliest ancestors; to confirmation from molecular biology and genetics. All of this, and much more, bears witness to the truth of evolution. Also available in hardcover [stock id 30624].
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