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Biological Evolution / Edition 1
     

Biological Evolution / Edition 1

by Peter W. Price
 

ISBN-10: 0030968437

ISBN-13: 9780030968433

Pub. Date: 08/15/1995

Publisher: Cengage Learning


This text introduces students to the complex and fascinating subject of biological evolution in an engaging manner. It begins with a thorough discussion of Darwin's theory of evolution and his ideas for how new species develop over time. He follows this with a comprehensive review of the alternative theories of mechanisms that result in a new species. Elegant

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This text introduces students to the complex and fascinating subject of biological evolution in an engaging manner. It begins with a thorough discussion of Darwin's theory of evolution and his ideas for how new species develop over time. He follows this with a comprehensive review of the alternative theories of mechanisms that result in a new species. Elegant illustrations, numerous tables, and the author's conversational writing style make this an informative and accessible text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780030968433
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/15/1995
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.12(h) x 0.89(d)

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Table of Contents


1. Development of Science. 2. Darwin''''s Times, His Life, and His Theory. 3. The Revised Theory of Evolution. 4. Species Concepts. 5. The Origin of New Species. 6. The Origin of Life and the Emergence of Eukaryotes. 7. From Early Eukaryotes to Fungi, Animals, and Plants. 8. Adaptive Radiation. 9. Extinction. 10. The Survivors. 11. Modeling the Fossil Record. 12. Human Evolution. 13. Biological Classification. 14. Genetic Systems. 15. Change in Gene Frequencies. 16. Genetic and Protein Polymorphism. 17. Nodarwinian Evolution. 18. Rates of Evolution. 19. The Genetic Basis of Coevolution. 20. Mutualistic Systems of Coevolution.

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