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Science  07 May 1999:
Vol. 284, Issue 5416, pp. 923
DOI: 10.1126/science.284.5416.923

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The Darwin Wars How Stupid Genes Became Selfish Gods. Andrew Brown. Simon & Schuster, London, 1999. 255 pp. £12.99. ISBN 0-684-85144-X.

Brown presents stories from the often acrimonious battles over sociobiology and uses them to discuss the nature of science in general and evolutionary studies in particular.