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Life cycles : reflections of an evolutionary biologist

Author: John Tyler Bonner
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 1995. ©1993
Series: Princeton legacy library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author builds on his research with the life cycle to explain to non-specialists the principles behind the drama of the living world. He recounts a number of insightful stories about the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Bonner, John Tyler.
Life cycles : reflections of an evolutionary biologist.
Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 1995, ©1993
xii, 208 pages
Named Person: John Tyler Bonner; John Tyler Bonner
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Tyler Bonner
ISBN: 9781400872770 1400872774
OCLC Number: 905863870
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (222 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: PrefaceThe Background1Ch. 1Beginnings3Ch. 2The Life Cycle15The Period of Size Increase37Ch. 3Becoming Larger by Becoming Multicellular39Ch. 4Becoming Larger by Developing68Ch. 5Becoming Larger during Evolution93The Adult Period121Ch. 6Becoming Aware123Ch. 7Becoming Social158Ch. 8Becoming Cultural179Selected Reading201Index205
Series Title: Princeton legacy library.
Responsibility: John Tyler Bonner.

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