Life: The Science of Biology

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W. H. Freeman, 2008 - Science - 1251 pages
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Co-published by Sinauer Associates, Inc., and W. H. Freeman and Company.  Visit the Life, Eighth Edition preview site. LIFE HAS EVOLVED. . . from its original publication to this dramatically revitalized Eighth Edition. LIFE has always shown students how biology works, offering an engaging and coherent presentation of the fundamentals of biology by describing the landmark experiments that revealed them. This edition builds on those strengths and introduces several innovations.
As with previous editions, the Eighth Edition will also be available in three paperback volumes:
  • Volume I: The Cell and Heredity, Chapters 1-20
  • Volume II: Evolution, Diversity and Ecology, Chapters 1, 21-33, 52-57
  • Volume III: Plants and Animals, Chapters 1, 34-51

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I read Volumes 2 and 3 for Biology 2. Biology 1 (Intro to Cell and Molecular Biology) used a different textbook. Read full review

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I'm being optimistic. Of course, if I don't get at least a B- in this class, it's the books fault not mine which will justify a revision of my current rating from five starts to three. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

- William K. Purves ist emeritierter Dozent des Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, Kalifornien - David Sadava unterrichtet an den Claremont Colleges in Kalifornien - Gordon H. Orians ist Emeritus der University of Washington in Seattle, Washington - H. Craig Heller ist Dozent an der Stanford University in Kalifornien - JA1/4rgen Markl, Zoologisches Institut der UniversitAt Mainz, ist deutscher Bearbeiter und Herausgeber des Purves

Gordon H. Orians lives in Seattle, where he is professor emeritus of biology at the University of Washington. He is the author or editor of several books, including, most recently, "Red-Winged Blackbirds: Decision-making and Reproductive Success "and" Life: The Science of Biology".

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