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Foundations of biogeography : classic papers with commentaries

Author: Mark V Lomolino; Dov F Sax; James H Brown; International Biogeography Society.; National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis.
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2004.
Series: Faculty research.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection provides facsimile reprints of seventy-two papers that have proven fundamental to the development of the field. These papers not only reveal biogeography's historical roots but also  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark V Lomolino; Dov F Sax; James H Brown; International Biogeography Society.; National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis.
ISBN: 0226492362 9780226492360 0226492370 9780226492377
OCLC Number: 52876579
Notes: "Published in association with the International Biogeography Society and the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (USA)."
Description: xx, 1291 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Early classics / John C. Briggs, Christopher J. Humphries --
Excerpts from Dissertation II, on the increase of the habitable earth / Carolus Linnaeus (1781) --
Excerpts from Natural history, general and particular / Georges-Louis Leclerc, Compte de Buffon (1761) --
Excerpts from Observations made during a voyage round the world, on physical geography, natural history and ethic philosophy / Johann Reinhold Forster (1778) --
Excerpt from Essai élémentaire de géographie botanique / Augustin de Candolle (1820) --
Excerpt from Essay on the geography of plants / Alexander von Humboldt (1805) --
Excerpts from Report on the Mollusca and Radiata of the Aegean Sea, and on their distribution, considered as bearing on geology / Edward Forbes (1844) --
On an isothermal oceanic chart, illustrating the geographical distribution of marine animals / James Dwight Dana (1853) --
Excerpt from The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror in the years 1839-1843 / Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker (1853) --
On the general geographical distribution of the members of the class Aves / Philip Lutley Sclater (1858) --
Excerpt from Darwiniana : essays and reviews pertaining to Darwinism / Asa Gray (1876) --
Excerpts from On the origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life / Charles Darwin (1859) --
Excerpt from The geographical distribution of animals / Alfred Russel Wallace (1876) --
Excerpt from The history of creation, or the development of the earth and its inhabitants by the action of natural causes / Ernst Haeckel (1876) --
The history of the Neotropical region / Hermann von Ihering (1900). Excerpt from Results of a biological survey of the San Francisco Mountain region and desert of the Little Colorado, Arizona / Clinton Hart Merriam (1890). Excerpt from Climate and evolution / William Diller Matthew (1915). Excerpt from Zoogeography of the sea / Sven Ekman (1953). Excerpt from An introduction to historical plant geography / Evgenii Vladimirovitch Wulff (1943) --
pt. 2. Earth history, vicariance, and dispersal / Paul S. Giller, Alan A. Myers and Brett R. Riddle. Excerpt from The origin of continents and oceans / Alfred Wegener (1924). Excerpt from Transantarctic relationships and their significance, as evidenced by chironomid midges / Lars Brundin (1966). The biota of long-distance dispersal, I : Principles of dispersal and evolution / Sherwin Carlquist (1966). Mammals and land bridges / George Gaylord Simpson (1940). The bearing of certain palaeozoogeographic data on continental drift / Anthony Hallam (1967). Excerpt from Biogeography of the southern end of the world / Philip J. Darlington Jr. (1965). Mammalian evolution and the great American interchange / Larry G. Marshall [and others] (1982). One hundred years of Suez Canal --
a century of Lessepsian migration : retrospects and viewpoints / Francis Dov Por (1971) --
pt. 3. Species ranges / Robert Hengeveld, Paul S. Giller and Brett R. Riddle. The role of the "accidental" / Joseph Grinnell (1922). Excerpts from Outline of the history of Arctic and boreal biota during the Quarternary Period / Eric Hultén (1937). Excerpt from An introduction to historical plant geography / Evgenii Vladimirovitch Wulff (1943). Two approaches to zoogeography : a study based on the distribution of butterflies, birds and bats in the Indo-Australian area / Jeremy D. Holloway and Nicholas Jardine (1968). Excerpt from The ecology of invasions by animals and plants / Charles S. Elton (1958). Why mountain passes are higher in the tropics / Daniel H. Janzen (1967). Late Pleistocene history of coniferous woodland in the Mohave Desert / Philip V. Wells and Rainer Berger (1967). The late Quaternary vegetational history of the equatorial mountains / John R. Flenley (1979). The discovery of America / Paul S. Martin (1973) --
pt. 4. Revolutions in historical biogeography / Vicki A. Funk. Excerpt from Transantarctic relationships and their significance, as evidenced by chironomid midges / Lars Brundin (1966). Excerpt from Phylogenetic systematics / Willi Hennig (1966). The problem of historical biogeography / Gareth J. Nelson (1969). Excerpt from Space, time, form : the biological synthesis / Leon Croizat (1962). Centers of origin and related concepts / Leon Croizat, Gareth J. Nelson and Donn Eric Rosen (1974). Historical biogeography : an alternative formalization / Gareth J. Nelson (1974). A method of analysis for historical biogeography / Norman I. Platnick and Gareth J. Nelson (1978). Vicariant patterns and historical explanation in biogeography / Donn E. Rosen (1978) --
pt. 5. Diversification / Lawrence R. Heaney and Geerat Vermeij. Excerpt from Evolution above the species level / Bernard Rensch (1960). Excerpt from Systematics and the origin of species / Ernst Mayr (1942). Excerpts from Darwin's finches / David Lack (1947). Area, climate, and evolution / Philip J. Darlington Jr. (1959). Patterns of taxonomic and ecological structure of the shelf benthos during Phanerozoic time / James W. Valentine (1969). Taxonomic diversity during the Phanerozoic / David M. Raup (1972). Speciation in Amazonian forest birds / Jürgen Haffer (1969). Sympatric host race formation and speciation in frugivorous flies of the genus Rhagoletis (Diptera, Tephritidae) / Guy L. Bush (1969) --
pt. 6. The importance of islands / Robert J. Whittaker. Species and area / Olof Arrhenius (1921). Adaptive shift and dispersal in a tropical ant fauna / Edward O. Wilson (1959). An equilibrium theory of insular zoogeography / Robert H. MacArthur and Edward O. Wilson (1963). Experimental zoogeography of islands : a two-year record of colonization / Daniel S. Simberloff and Edward O. Wilson (1970). Mammals on mountaintops : nonequilibrium insular biogeography / James H. Brown (1971). Colonization of exploded volcanic islands by birds : the supertramp strategy / Jared M. Diamond (1974). The island dilemma : lessons of modern biogeographic studies for the design of natural reserves / Jared M. Diamond (1975). Fossil birds from the Hawaiian Islands : evidence for wholesale extinction by man before Western contact / Storrs L. Olson and Helen F. James (1982) --
pt. 7. Assembly rules / Nicholas J. Gotelli. Excerpt from zoogeography : the geographic distribution of animals / Philip J. Darlington Jr. (1957). Competition and the structure of ecological communities / Charles S. Elton (1946). The generic relations of species in small ecological communities / Carrington Bonsor Williams (1947). Gradient analysis of vegetation / Robert H. Whittaker (1967). Excerpts from Geographical ecology : patterns in the distributions of species / Robert H. MacArthur (1972). Excerpt from Assembly of species communities / Jared M. Diamond (1975). The assembly of species communities : chance or competition? / Edward F. Connor and Daniel S. Simberloff (1979) --
pt. 8. Gradients in species diversity : why are there so many species in the tropics? James H. Brown and Dov F. Sax. Evolution in the tropics / Theodosius Dobzhansky (1950). Latitudinal variations in organic diversity / Alfred G. Fischer (1960). Species density of North American Recent mammals / George Gaylord Simpson (1964). Latitudinal gradients in species diversity : a review of concepts / Eric R. Pianka (1966). Excerpts from Geographical ecology : patterns in the distribution of species / Robert H. MacArthur (1972). Vegetation of the Santa Catalina Mountains, Arizona, V : Biomass, production and diversity along the elevation gradient / Robert H. Whittaker and William A. Niering (1975).
Series Title: Faculty research.
Responsibility: editors, Mark V. Lomolino, Dov F. Sax, and James H. Brown.
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