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The origins of theoretical population genetics

Author: William B Provine
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2001.
Series: Chicago history of science and medicine.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 2nd ed., with a new afterwordView all editions and formats
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Tracing the development of population genetics through the writings of such luminaries as Darwin, Galton, Pearson, Fisher, Haldane and Wright, this text sheds light on this complex field as well as  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William B Provine
ISBN: 0226684636 9780226684635 0226684644 9780226684642
OCLC Number: 46660910
Description: xi, 211 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Darwin's Theory of Natural Selection: The Reaction. Darwin's Theory. The Reaction --
2. Background to the Conflict between Mendelians and Biometricians. Karl Pearson: A Sketch of His Early Life. Weldon, Pearson, and Biometry. William Bateson and Discontinuous Evolution. The Public Controversies --
3. The Conflict between Mendelians and Biometricians. The Homotyposis Controversy. The Mutation Theory. Inheritance in Peas. Heredity in Mice. Mendelism and Biometry. Meeting of the British Association, 1904. Coat Color in Horses. The Effects of the Conflict --
4. Darwinian Selection: The Controversy, 1900-1918. The Argument Against Darwinian Selection. The Proof and Explanation of the Effectiveness of Selection --
5. Population Genetics: The Synthesis of Mendelism, Darwinism, and Biometry. Exploration of the Mathematical Consequences of Mendelian Heredity Before 1918. Ronald Alymer Fisher. Sewall Wright. J.B.S. Haldane. Conclusions --
App. Galton, Pearson, and the Law of Ancestral Heredity.
Series Title: Chicago history of science and medicine.
Responsibility: William B. Provine.
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