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Valentine, James W.

Overview
Works: 34 works in 128 publications in 3 languages and 4,249 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Popular works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree
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Most widely held works about James W Valentine
 
Most widely held works by James W Valentine
Phanerozoic diversity patterns : profiles in macroevolution by James W Valentine( )

21 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here twenty-one leading paleontologists use important refinements in fossil diversity data to provide critical evaluations of older hypotheses of diversification and extinction processes and to propose fresh interpretations. Originally published in 1986. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
On the origin of phyla by James W Valentine( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the Origin of Phyla will affect the work of paleontologists, morphologists and developmental, molecular, and evolutionary biologists."--Jacket
Evolutionary paleoecology of the marine biosphere by James W Valentine( Book )

12 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evolving : the theory and processes of organic evolution by Francisco José Ayala( Book )

12 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cambrian explosion : the construction of animal biodiversity by Douglas H Erwin( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Cambrian Period records one of the most extraordinary transitions in the history of life. Although animals may have first appeared nearly 700 million years ago, with the earliest sponges, their initial diversifications appear to have been modest until a richly diverse fossil fauna appeared relatively abruptly about 170 million years later. In The Cambrian Explosion, Erwin and Valentine synthesize research from many fields to explain why there was such remarkable novelty of animal forms"--
Evolutionary paleobiology : in honor of James W. Valentine by David Jablonski( Book )

7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Californian pleistocene paleotemperatures by James W Valentine( Book )

7 editions published in 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paleoecologic molluscan geography of the Californian Pleistocene by James W Valentine( Book )

7 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La evolucion en accion : teoria y procesos de la evolucion organica by Francisco José Ayala( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pleistocene invertebrates from northwestern Baja California Del Norte, Mexico by James W Valentine( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recent advances in paleoecology and ichnology by American Geological Institute( Book )

8 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upper Pleistocene collusca from Potrero Canyon, Pacific Palisades, California by James W Valentine( Book )

2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xian dai zong he jin hua li lun by Ayala( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in Chinese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Late Pleistocene faunas from the North-western coast of Baja California, Mexico by James W Valentine( Book )

2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evolution paleobiology : in honor of James W. Valentine( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pleistocene paleontology of a portion of the northwest coast of Baja California, Mexico by James W Valentine( )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The early American printings of Darwin's Descent of man by James W Valentine( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evolution by Francisco José Ayala( Book )

2 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easy, enlightening and mind-stretching, here are answers to the 20 biggest questions of evolution and what they tell us about life on Earth. The Big Questions series is designed to let renowned experts address the 20 most fundamental and frequently asked questions of a major branch of science or philosophy. Each 3,000-word essay simply and concisely examines a question that has eternally perplexed enquiring minds, and provides answers based on the latest research. This ambitious project is a unique distillation of humanity's best ideas. In The Big Questions: Evolution, Francisco Ayala answers the 20 key questions: What is evolution' Was Darwin right' What is natural selection' What is survival of the fittest' Is evolution a random process' What is a species' What are chromosomes, genes and DNA' How do genes build bodies' What is molecular evolution' How did life begin' What is the tree of life' Am I really a monkey' What does the fossil record tell us' What is the missing link' Is intelligence inherited' Will humans continue to evolve' Can I clone myself' Where does morality come from' Is language a uniquely human attribute' Is Creationism true'
Paleoecologic molluscan geography of the Californian Pleistocene by James W Valentine( )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plate tectonics and the history of life in the oceans by James W Valentine( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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On the origin of phyla
Alternative Names
James W. Valentine Amerikaans paleontoloog

James W. Valentine US-amerikanischer Geologe, Evolutionsbiologe und Paläontologe

Valentine, James William 1926-

جیمز دبلیو. والنتین

ジェームズ・W・バレンタイン

Languages
English (102)

Spanish (7)

Chinese (2)

Covers
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