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Evolution : a historical perspective

Author: Bryson Brown
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2007.
Series: Greenwood guides to great ideas in science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores how scientists' theories about evolution have changed from ancient times to the present, highlighting key theories and discoveries that have helped people understand biological change and how it occurs.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bryson Brown
ISBN: 9780313334610 0313334617
OCLC Number: 144598190
Description: xxviii, 195 pages : illustrations, map ; 27 cm.
Contents: Life's history ---
The tree of life ---
Darwin and the Beagle ---
One long argument ---
Heredity and natural selection ---
Biochemistry, DNA, and the future of biology ---
Abiogenesis ---
Our place in the natural world ---
Timeline.
Series Title: Greenwood guides to great ideas in science.
Responsibility: Bryson Brown.
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Traces the development of scientific concepts since ancient times. This series helps students understand not only what scientists know, but how they came to know it. It supports the recommendations  Read more...

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