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Evolution; essays on aspects of evolutionary biology, presented to Professor E.S. Goodrich on his seventieth birthday.

Author: Gavin De Beer, Sir
Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1938.
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De Beer, G.R. (Gavin Rylands), Sir, 1899-
Evolution; essays on aspects of evolutionary biology.
Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1938
(OCoLC)607911147
Named Person: Edwin S Goodrich; Edwin Stephen Goodrich; Edwin S Goodrich
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gavin De Beer, Sir
OCLC Number: 14730733
Description: viii, 350 pages illustrations
Contents: Insect adaptation as evidence of evolution by natural selection / by Sir Edward Poulton --
The present standing of the theory of sexual selection / by J.S. Huxley --
The genetic basis of adaptation / by E.B. Ford --
Embryology and evolution / by G.R. de Beer --
The nature of interspecific differences / by J.B.S. Haldane --
The formation of species: methods of studying the early stages of evolutionary divergence in animals / by O.W. Richards --
Human evolution and the control of its future / by A.M. Carr-Saunders --
Animal numbers and adaptation / by Charles Elton --
Change and choice: a study in pelagic ecology / by A.C. Hardy --
The evolution of breeding seasons / by John R. Baker --
The evolution of the nervous system and of the relationship of organism and environment / by J.Z. Young --
The evolution of the cytoplasmic apparatus of the cell / by J. Brontë Gatenby --
Bacterial strains, and variation / by H.G. Thornton --
Life-cycles of certain infusoria with observations on specificity in parasitic protozoa / by Helen Pixell Goodrich --
Helminths and evolution / by H.A. Baylis --
The descent of crustacea from trilobites, and their larval relations / by Walter Garstang --
Some aspects of evolution in echinodermata / by W.K. Spencer --
The problem of the evolution of the dermal bones in fishes / by J.A. Moy-Thomas --
Functional evolutionary morphology: the origin of birds / by B.W. Tucker.

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