Microcosmos: Four Billion Years of Microbial Evolution (Paperback)

Four Billion Years of Microbial Evolution

By Lynn Margulis, Dorion Sagan, Lewis Thomas (Foreword by)

University of California Press, 9780520210646, 304pp.

Publication Date: May 29, 1997

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BACK IN PRINT WITH A REVISED PREFACE
Microcosmos brings together the remarkable discoveries of microbiology of the past two decades and the pioneering research of Dr. Margulis to create a vivid new picture of the world that is crucial to our understanding of the future of the planet. Addressed to general readers, the book provides a beautifully written view of evolution as a process based on interdependency and thei nterconnectedness of all life on the planet.


About the Author

Lynn Margulis is Distinguished University Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a member of the National Academy of Sciences. Dorion Sagan is the author of Biospheres and coauthor, with Lynn Margulis, of What Is Life? (1996).
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