The Princeton Guide to Evolution (BOK)

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The Princeton Guide to Evolution is a comprehensive, concise, and authoritative reference to the major subjects and key concepts in evolutionary biology, from genes to mass extinctions. Edited by a distinguished team of evolutionary biologists, with contributions from leading researchers, the guide contains some 100 clear, accurate, and up-to-date articles on the most important topics in seven major areas: phylogenetics and the history of life; selection and adaptation; evolutionary processes; genes, genomes, and phenotypes; speciation and macroevolution; evolution of behavior, society, and humans; and evolution and modern society. Complete with more than 100 illustrations (including eight pages in color), glossaries of key terms, suggestions for further reading on each topic, and an index, this is an essential volume for undergraduate and graduate students, scientists in related fields, and anyone else with a serious interest in evolution. It explains key topics in some 100 concise and authoritative articles written by a team of leading evolutionary biologists. It contains more than 100 illustrations, including eight pages in color. Each article includes an outline, glossary, bibliography, and cross-references. It covers phylogenetics and the history of life; selection and adaptation; evolutionary processes; genes, genomes, and phenotypes; speciation and macroevolution; evolution of behavior, society, and humans; and evolution and modern society.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forlag
University Press Group Ltd
ISBN 9780691149776 Antall sider 880
Vekt 1942 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Allen J. Moore, Catherine Lynn Peichel, David A. Baum, Dolph Schluter, Douglas J. Futuyma, Hopi E. Hoekstra, Michael Whitlock, Richard Lenski Emner og form Evolution