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Descended from Darwin : insights into the history of evolutionary studies, 1900-1970

Author: Joe Cain; Michael Ruse; Frederick Burkhardt
Publisher: Philadelphia : American Philosophical Society, ©2009.
Series: Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, v. 99, pt. 1.
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
History
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Festschrift
Named Person: Charles Darwin
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Cain; Michael Ruse; Frederick Burkhardt
ISBN: 9781606189917 1606189913
OCLC Number: 312443338
Notes: Proceedings of a conference held October 22-23, 2004, in Philadelphia in honor of Frederick H. Burkhardt.
Description: xii, 360 p. : ill., map ; 26 cm.
Contents: The so-called eclipse of Darwinism / Mark A. Largent --
"The viewpoint of a naturalist" : American field zoologists and the evolutionary synthesis, 1900-1945 / Juan Ilerbaig --
J.B.S. Haldane, holism, and synthesis in evolution / Andy Hammond --
Biosystematics and the origin of species : Edgar Anderson, W.H. Camp, and the evolutionary synthesis / Kim Kleinman --
Descended from Darwin? : George Gaylord Simpson, Morris Goodman, and primate systematics / Joel B. Hagen --
Ernst Mayr and the "biology of birds" / Joe Cain --
Homeotic mutants and the assimilation of developmental genetics into the evolutionary synthesis, 1915-1952 / Gregory K. Davis, Michael R. Dietrich, David K. Jacobs --
"The experimental animal from the naturalist's point of view" : behavior and evolution at the American Museum of Natural History, 1928-1954 / Erika Lorraine Milan --
The "delayed synthesis" : paleobiology in the 1970s / David Sepkoski --
Natural selection in the field : insecticide resistance, economic entomology, and the evolutionary synthesis, 1914-1951 / John S. Ceccatti --
Papilio dardanus : the natural animal from the experimentalist's point of view / Frederick R. Davis --
H.B.D. Kettlewell's research, 1934-1961 : the influence of J.W. Heslop Harrison / David Wyss Rudge --
Concepts of drift and selection in "the great snail debate" of the 1950s and early 1960s / Roberta L. Millstein --
Revisiting the Fisher-Wright controversy / Robert A. Skipper, Jr. --
Shifting balance and balancing selection : a group selectionist's interpretation of Wright and Dobzhansky / Mark E. Borrello.
Series Title: Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, v. 99, pt. 1.
Responsibility: Joe Cain and Michael Ruse, editors.

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