Arguing for Evolution: An Encyclopedia for Understanding Science

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ABC-CLIO, Aug 31, 2011 - Reference - 318 pages

• More than 100 historical and contemporary examples of the evidence for evolution

• Images of places, people, and artifacts that have been important in the effort to understand life's origins

 

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Contents

Understanding the Natural World Evolution and the Process of Science
1
Age of Earth
13
Fossils
37
Biogeography
77
Molecular Evidence for Evolution
107
Anatomical Evidence for Evolution
123
Conflict and Cooperation Part I Behavior
135
Conflict and Cooperation Part II Coevolution
161
Human Evolution
179
Charles Darwins On the Origin of Species 1859 first edition Chapters IV Natural Selection and XIV Recapitulation and Conclusion
207
The Geologic Timescale
257
Major Species of Known Hominins
263
Glossary
267
References
285
Index
311
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About the author (2011)

Sehoya Cotner, PhD, is associate professor of teaching in the biology program at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

Randy Moore, PhD, is professor in the biology program at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

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