Evolution

Evolution

by Jean-Baptiste de Panafieu
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1583227849

ISBN-13: 9781583227848

Pub. Date: 10/01/2007

Publisher: Seven Stories Press

Evolution is the book on how we came to be.

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Evolution is the book on how we came to be.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583227848
Publisher:
Seven Stories Press
Publication date:
10/01/2007
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
11.70(w) x 11.80(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Creation stories6
Fossils and fairytales8
Victims of the flood10
Jean-Baptiste de Lamarck12
Extinct animals14
A series of catastrophes16
Dinosaur frenzy18
Charles Darwin20
Living evidence22
Animal and plant distribution24
Fossil evidence26
The age of the Earth28
Artificial selection30
Variation and inheritance32
The struggle for existence34
Natural selection36
Understanding adaptation38
How new species are formed40
Living intermediates42
Fossil intermediates44
Jumps and gaps46
Ladders and branches48
Gregor Mendel50
Solving the DNA puzzle52
The molecular evidence54
The origin of life56
Science and belief58
History of life60
Up to the present62
Index64

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