Evolution

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Sinauer Associates Incorporated, 2009 - Science - 633 pages
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This is a comprehensive treatment of contemporary evolutionary biology, addressing major themes - including the history of evolution, evolutionary processes, adaptation, and evolution as an explanatory framework - at levels of biological organization ranging from genomes to ecological communities.

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User Review  - Kevin - Goodreads

Very basic overview that introduces readers a to many of the fundamental ideas in Evolution. A good high school or non-science major undergraduate textbook. Read full review

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User Review  - Heather Evans - Goodreads

heavy work, this is not for most - particularly if you are like me and had a teacher that chose to let you learn it on your own Read full review

Contents

Evolutionary Biology
1
Darwins Evolutionary Theory
7
Ethics Religion and Evolution
13
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

DOUGLAS J. FUTUYMA is Distinguished Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolution at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. His major research interests include evolution of host specificity in herbivorous insects and of interactions among insects and plants, speciation, and evolution of community structure. Dr. Futuyma received the 1997 Sewall Wright Award of the American Society of Naturalists. He has served as President of the Society for the Study of Evolution (1987), the American Society of Naturalists (1994), and the American Institute of Biological Sciences (2007), and was elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1996 and the National Academy of Sciences in 2006. Dr. Futuyma has served as Editor of Evolution and is currently Editor of the Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics.

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