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Author Futuyma, Douglas J., 1942-

Title Evolutionary biology / Douglas J. Futuyma
Edition Third edition
Published Sunderland, Mass. : Sinauer Associates, [1998]


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 W'PONDS  576.8 Fut/Ebi 1998  AVAILABLE
 MELB  576.8 Fut/Ebi 1998  AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 763 pages, 49 unnumbered pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents Pt. I. Background to the Study of Evolution. Ch. 1. Evolutionary Biology. Ch. 2. A Short History of Evolutionary Biology. Ch. 3. Genetics and Development. Ch. 4. Ecology: The Environmental Context of Evolutionary Change -- Pt. II. Patterns and History. Ch. 5. The Tree of Life: Classification and Phylogeny. Ch. 6. Evolving Lineages in the Fossil Record. Ch. 7. A History of Life on Earth. Ch. 8. The Geography of Evolution -- Pt. III. Evolutionary Processes in Populations and Species. Ch. 9. Variation. Ch. 10. The Origin of Genetic Variation. Ch. 11. Population Structure and Genetic Drift. Ch. 12. Natural Selection and Adaptation. Ch. 13. The Theory of Natural Selection. Ch. 14. Multiple Genes and Quantitative Traits. Ch. 15. Species. Ch. 16. Speciation -- Pt. IV. Character Evolution. Ch. 17. Form and Function. Ch. 18. The Evolution of Interactions among Species. Ch. 19. The Evolution of Life Histories. Ch. 20. The Evolution of Behavior. Ch. 21. The Evolution of Genetic Systems
Ch. 22. Molecular Evolution -- Pt. V. Macroevolution: Evolution above the Species Level. Ch. 23. Development of Evolution. Ch. 24. Pattern and Process in Macroevolution. Ch. 25. The Evolution of Biological Diversity. Ch. 26. Human Evolution and Variation -- Epilogue: Evolutionary Biology in the Future -- App. I. Elementary Statistics -- App. II. Contending with Creationism
Analysis Evolution (Biology)
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Previous ed.: 1986
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [772]-[811]) and index
Subject Evolution (Biology)
LC no. 97037947
ISBN 0878931899 (cloth)