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Biology as history : papers from international conferences sponsored by the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco and the Museo di Storia Nautrale in Milan. No. 2, New perspectives on the history of life : essays on systematic biology as historical narrative (San Francisco, 21-23 June 1994)

Author: Michael T Ghiselin; Giovanni Pinna; Kathy Sullivan; California Academy of Sciences.; Museo civico di storia naturale di Milano.
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : California Academy of Sciences, 1996.
Series: Memoirs of the California Academy of Sciences (1988), no. 20.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael T Ghiselin; Giovanni Pinna; Kathy Sullivan; California Academy of Sciences.; Museo civico di storia naturale di Milano.
ISBN: 0940228432 9780940228436
OCLC Number: 35722794
Notes: "October 1996."
Description: vii, 107 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 28 cm.
Contents: Mapping the space of time : temporal representation in the historical sciences / Robert J. O'Hara --
Periodization and models in historical biology / James R. Griesemer --
The oldest fossil animals in ecological perspective / Mikhail A. Fedonkin --
Biogeographic causes of discontinuity in the fossil record of the ammonites / Giovanni Pinna --
Segments, body regions, and the control of development through time / Alessandro Minelli --
Homology, homeobox genes, and the early evolution of the vertebrates / Nicholas D. Holland --
Brain heterochrony and origin of the mammalian middle ear / Timothy Rowe --
Evolutionary developmental biology--prospects for an evolutionary synthesis at the developmental level / David M. Wake.
Series Title: Memoirs of the California Academy of Sciences (1988), no. 20.
Responsibility: edited by Michael T. Ghselin, and Giovanni Pinna.

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