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Missing links : evolutionary concepts & transitions through time

Author: Robert A Martin
Publisher: Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, ©2004.
Series: Jones and Bartlett series in biology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Arguing that all living organisms are missing links in a sense, Martin (biological sciences, Murray State U.) presents a primer on evolutionary science and a compilation of the fossil record  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Martin
ISBN: 0763721964 9780763721961
OCLC Number: 51022873
Description: xvi, 303 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: What is a missing link --
Section I, A primer of evolutionary science: Sources of knowledge and earth history ; The origin and evolution of species ; Classification and ecology : making sense of nature --
Section II, Case histories: Origins ; Pedestrian whales ; The Kentucky Derby in deep time : evolution of horses during the Cenozoic ; The Thanksgiving Day dinosaur ; On hearing and hinges ; Evolving voles and muskrats ; Fishes with fingers? ; A history of upstanding primates ; Yesterday, today, and tomorrow --
Epilogue. Charles Darwin and the fossil "problem" --
Glossary.
Series Title: Jones and Bartlett series in biology.
Responsibility: Robert A. Martin.

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