MATT R I D L E Y is
the author of
THE RED QUEEN
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First Perennial edition published 2003.
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Ridley, Matt.
The red queen : sex and the evolution of human nature / Matt Ridley.—1st Perennial ed:
Originally published: London: Viking, 1 993 : Includes bibliographical references and index: ISBN 0 - 06 -0 55 6 57-9
1: Human evolution. z. Social evolution: 3: Sex 1: Title: GN365.9•R53 2.003
599 . 93 '8 -dc21
2003 04335 6
04 05 o6 07 o8 09 RRD 12. 11 to 9 8
Acknowledgments ::: vii
Notes ::: 351
Bibliography ::: 369
Index ::: 395