Evolution, a grand explanation for life's myriad forms, has come a long way since Charles Darwin first published it at length in 1859. The science of genetics, for example, has lent it new detail and support. Nonetheless, owing to a perception that it undermines religion, evolution continues to be contentious in public education.
"The 19 selections in this collection examine the history of thought on the origins and diversity of life from ancient Greece to today."
--Curriculum Connections, March 2006
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