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Author Futuyma, Douglas J., 1942-

Title Evolutionary biology / Douglas J. Futuyma.

Published Sunderland, Mass. : Sinauer Associates, [1998]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  576.8 FUTU    AVAILABLE
Edition 3rd ed.
Physical description xviii, 763 pages, 49 unnumbered pages : illustrations (some colour), maps (some colour) ; 29 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [772]-[811]) and index.
Contents Pt. I. Background to the Study of Evolution. Ch. 1. Evolutionary Biology. Ch. 2. A Short History of Evolutionary Biology. Ch. 3. Genetics and Development. Ch. 4. Ecology: The Environmental Context of Evolutionary Change -- Pt. II. Patterns and History. Ch. 5. The Tree of Life: Classification and Phylogeny. Ch. 6. Evolving Lineages in the Fossil Record. Ch. 7. A History of Life on Earth. Ch. 8. The Geography of Evolution -- Pt. III. Evolutionary Processes in Populations and Species. Ch. 9. Variation. Ch. 10. The Origin of Genetic Variation. Ch. 11. Population Structure and Genetic Drift. Ch. 12. Natural Selection and Adaptation. Ch. 13. The Theory of Natural Selection. Ch. 14. Multiple Genes and Quantitative Traits. Ch. 15. Species. Ch. 16. Speciation -- Pt. IV. Character Evolution. Ch. 17. Form and Function. Ch. 18. The Evolution of Interactions among Species. Ch. 19. The Evolution of Life Histories. Ch. 20. The Evolution of Behavior. Ch. 21. The Evolution of Genetic Systems.
Ch. 22. Molecular Evolution -- Pt. V. Macroevolution: Evolution above the Species Level. Ch. 23. Development of Evolution. Ch. 24. Pattern and Process in Macroevolution. Ch. 25. The Evolution of Biological Diversity. Ch. 26. Human Evolution and Variation -- Epilogue: Evolutionary Biology in the Future -- App. I. Elementary Statistics -- App. II. Contending with Creationism.
Subject Evolution (Biology)
ISBN 0878931899 (cloth)