More Than Metaphorical Power?

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Science  19 Nov 2004:
Vol. 306, Issue 5700, pp. 1294
DOI: 10.1126/science.1104293

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Nature An Economic History. by Geerat J. Vermeij. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2004. 461 pp. $35, £22.95. ISBN 0-691-11527-3.

The author discusses fundamental economic principles that, he argues, have determined the historical patterns of biological systems as well as those of human economics.