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The Resource What evolution is, Ernst Mayr

What evolution is, Ernst Mayr

Label
What evolution is
Title
What evolution is
Statement of responsibility
Ernst Mayr
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Provides an overview of historical and contemporary theories of evolution, discusses key concepts and terms, and argues that our understanding of evolution has changed the beliefs and values of modern man
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2002
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
158395
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1904-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mayr, Ernst
Dewey number
576.8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Evolution (Biology)
Target audience
adult
Label
What evolution is, Ernst Mayr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-303) and index
Contents
In what kind of a world do we live? -- What is the evidence for evolution on earth? -- The rise of the living world -- How and why does evolution take place? -- Variational evolution -- Natural selection -- Adaptedness and natural selection : anagenesis -- The units of diversity : species -- Speciation -- Macroevolution -- How did mankind evolve? -- The frontiers of evolutionary biology
Control code
ocm47443814
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 318 p.
Isbn
9780465044252
Isbn Type
(hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001036562
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) ADE-0711
Label
What evolution is, Ernst Mayr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-303) and index
Contents
In what kind of a world do we live? -- What is the evidence for evolution on earth? -- The rise of the living world -- How and why does evolution take place? -- Variational evolution -- Natural selection -- Adaptedness and natural selection : anagenesis -- The units of diversity : species -- Speciation -- Macroevolution -- How did mankind evolve? -- The frontiers of evolutionary biology
Control code
ocm47443814
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 318 p.
Isbn
9780465044252
Isbn Type
(hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001036562
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) ADE-0711

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