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Science  14 May 1999:
Vol. 284, Issue 5417, pp. 1131-1133
DOI: 10.1126/science.284.5417.1131

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Mystery of Mysteries Is Evolution a Social Construction?. Michael Ruse. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1999. 320 pp. $27.50, £16.95. ISBN 0-674-46706-X.

Through studies of 11 evolutionary biologists, Ruse examines the relative importance of data, beliefs about science, and cultural factors in deciding the course of their discipline from the late 18th century to today.