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The Cambridge encyclopedia of life sciences

Author: A E Friday; David S Ingram
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Goes from individual cells, through organisms in all their variety in natural environments, to the current debates on evolution and on the origin of the human species.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A E Friday; David S Ingram
ISBN: 0521256968 9780521256964
OCLC Number: 10403804
Description: 432 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Foreword / J. E. Treherne --
Introduction --
Processes and organisation. The cell ; The organism ; Genetics ; Behaviour and sociobiology ; Ecology --
Environments. Biogeographical zones ; Marine environments ; Coastal environments ; Terrestrial environments ; Freshwater and wetland environments ; Living organisms as environments --
Evolution and the fossil record. The evolutionary process ; Palaeontology ; Early events in evolution ; Origin and development of the land flora and fauna ; Recent history of the flora and fauna --
A classification of living organisms.
Responsibility: general editors, Adrian Friday, David S. Ingram.
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