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Evolution

Author: Mark Ridley
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Series: Oxford readers.
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This reader presents a wide spectrum of views and issues involved in the ever expanding debates about evolution. It includes extracts which look at: the roles of mutations, inbreeding, crossbreeding,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Evolution.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
(DLC) 97028965
(OCoLC)37373631
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Ridley
ISBN: 0585111693 9780585111698
OCLC Number: 43476266
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 430 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The Rise of Evolutionary Biology --
Molecular and Mendelian Genetics --
The Evidence for Evolution --
Natural Selection and Variation --
Evolutionary Genetics --
The Theory of Natural Selection --
Random Events in Population Genetics --
Natural Selection and Random Drift in Molecular Evolution --
Two-locus and Multilocus Population Genetics --
Quantitative Genetics --
Adaptation and Natural Selection --
Adaptive Explanation --
The Units of Selection --
Adaptations in Sexual Reproduction --
Evolution and Diversity --
Species Concepts and Intraspecific Variation --
Speciation --
The Reconstruction of Phylogeny --
Classification and Evolution --
Evolutionary Biogeography --
Macroevolution --
The History of Life --
Evolutionary Genomics --
Evolutionary Developmental Biology --
Rates of Evolution --
Coevolution --
Extinction and Radiation.
Series Title: Oxford readers.
Responsibility: edited by Mark Ridley.

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