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On the nature of limbs : a discourse

Author: Richard Owen
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : University of Chicago Press edView all editions and formats
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Just as Darwin's ideas continue to propel the modern study of adaptation, so too Richard Owen's contributions fuel the interest in homology, organic form, and evolutionary developmental biology. This  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Owen
ISBN: 9780226641942 0226641945 0226641937 9780226641935
OCLC Number: 85833363
Description: cii, 119 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Richard Owen and animal form / Ron Amundson --
Richard Owen's quadrophenia : the pull of opposing forces in Victorian cosmogony / Kevin Padian --
The mystery of Richard Owen's winged bull-slayer / Mary P. Winsor and Jennifer Coggon --
On the nature of limbs / [Richard Owen].
Responsibility: Richard Owen ; with a preface by Brian K. Hall ; with introductory essays by Ron Amundson ... [et. al].
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