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Tracking How Evolution Theory Came to Be

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Tracking How Evolution Theory Came to Be

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Tracking How Evolution Theory Came to Be

Tracking How Evolution Theory Came to Be

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Historian Edward Larson has written extensively on the intersection of science, politics and religion.

In 2004, Larson's Evolution: The Remarkable History of A Scientific Theory traced the contentious history of the theory of evolution — from before Darwin to arguments now taking place over school curricula and other issues.

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The Remarkable History of a Scientific Theory

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