Strickberger's Evolution / Edition 4

Hardcover (Print)
Rent from
(Save 67%)
Est. Return Date: 08/01/2015
Buy New
Buy New from
Buy Used
Buy Used from
(Save 30%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $2.90
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 98%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (14) from $2.90   
  • New (1) from $74.58   
  • Used (13) from $2.90   


Thoroughly Updated And Reorganized, Strickberger's Evolution, Fourth Edition, Presents Biology Students With A Basic Introduction To Prevailing Knowledge And Ideas About Evolution, Discussing How, Why, And Where The World And Its Organisms Changed Throughout History. Keeping Consistent With Strickberger's Engaging Writing Style, The Authors Carefully Unfold A Broad Range Of Philosophical And Historical Topics That Frame The Theories Of Today Including Cosmological And Geological Evolution And Its Impact On Life, The Origins Of Life On Earth, The Development Of Molecular Pathways From Genetic Systems To Organismic Morphology And Function, The Evolutionary History Of Organisms From Microbes To Animals, And The Numerous Molecular And Populational Concepts Thatexplain The Earth's Dynamic Evolution.

Basic disc. of Darwinian theory; proteins & genetic code; systematics & classification; phylogenetics; human origins.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

New edition of a basic introduction to prevailing knowledge and ideas about how, why, and where the world and its organisms changed throughout history. Strickberger (Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, U. of California) presents topics including the philosophical and historical background of evolutionary thought; cosmological and geological evolution and its impact on life; the origins of life on Earth; the development of molecular pathways, from genetic systems to organismic morphology and function; the evolutionary history of organisms, from microbes to animals; and the numerous molecular and populational concepts which explain the living Earth's dynamic evolution. A new chapter covers prokaryotic and eukaryotic development, interactions, and constraints. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763700669
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 12/6/2007
  • Edition description: 4E
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 762
  • Sales rank: 1,314,578
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Before Darwin 3
Ch. 2 Darwin 21
Ch. 3 The Arguments and the Evidence 35
Ch. 4 The Darwinian Impact: Evolution and Religion 57
Ch. 5 The Beginning 71
Ch. 6 The Earth 81
Ch. 7 Molecules and the Origin of Life 105
Ch. 8 Proteins and the Genetic Code 135
Ch. 9 From Metabolism to Cells 151
Ch. 10 Genetic Constancy and Variability 181
Ch. 11 Systematics and Classification 227
Ch. 12 Molecular Phylogenies and Evolution 247
Ch. 13 Evolution in Plants and Fungi 281
Ch. 14 From Protozoa to Metazoa 307
Ch. 15 Evolution Among Invertebrates 335
Ch. 16 The Origin of Vertebrates 363
Ch. 17 From Water to Air: Amphibians Reptiles, and Birds 381
Ch. 18 Evolution of Mammals 417
Ch. 19 Primate Evolution and Human Origins 437
Ch. 20 Populations, Gene Frequencies, and Equilibrium 483
Ch. 21 Changes in Gene Frequencies 501
Ch. 22 Structure and Interaction of Populations 521
Ch. 23 From Races to Species 545
Ch. 24 Culture and the Control of Human Evolution 569
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)