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Encyclopedia of Evolution

Edited by Mark Pagel

Published in print January 2002 | ISBN: 9780195122008
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780195187601 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780195122008.001.0001
Encyclopedia of Evolution

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A comprehensive guide to the essentials of evolutionary biology, these entries by leading experts survey essential concepts and theories, present methods, models and findings, and discuss both the history of the field and current controversies. Readers will find brief treatments on discrete concepts and individuals to illuminating lengthy essays by towering figures in the field. Topics include: Darwin, natural selection, human origins, behavioral ecology, diversity, mathematical models, and cell and developmental biology. Special essays include Stephen Jay Gould's “Macroevolution” and Jane Goodall and Elizabeth Vinson-Lonsdorf on “Culture in Chimpanzees.”

Book.  420 pages.  958516 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Evolutionary Biology

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Acanthocephalans in Encyclopedia of Evolution

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Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome in Encyclopedia of Evolution

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Adaptation in Encyclopedia of Evolution

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