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Author Milam, Erika Lorraine, 1974-

Title Looking for a few good males : female choice in evolutionary biology / Erika Lorraine Milam
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (236 pages) : illustrations
Series Animals, history, culture
Animals, history, culture.
Contents Beauty and the beast: Darwin, Wallace, and the animal-human boundary -- Progressive desire: rational evolution after the great war -- Branching out, Scaling up: American experiments on behavior -- Courtly behavior: the rituals of British zoologists -- A science of rare males: the genetics of populations in the long 1960s -- Selective history: writing female choice into organismal biology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Courtship in animals -- Research -- History -- 20th century.
Courtship in animals.
Evolution (Biology)
Sexual Behavior, Animal.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009023833
ISBN 080189817X (electronic bk.)
9780801898174 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)