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- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 27.95 US$ 22.36
Charles Darwin's Origin of Species is one of the most widely cited books in modern science. Yet tackling this classic can be daunting for students and general readers alike because of Darwin's Victorian prose and the complexity and scope of his ideas. The "Origin" Then and Now is a unique guide to Darwin's masterwork, making it accessible to a... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 52.50 US$ 42.00
Renowned evolutionary biologists Peter and Rosemary Grant have produced landmark studies of the Galápagos finches first made famous by Charles Darwin. In How and Why Species Multiply , they offered a complete evolutionary history of Darwin's finches since their origin almost three million years ago. Now, in their richly illustrated new book, 40... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 194.99 US$ 167.69
Featuring a superb selection of papers from leading authors, this book summarizes the state of current understanding about the extent of genetic variation within wild populations and the ways to monitor such variation. It is a valuable resource for professionals and graduate students in genetics, biology, ecology, and evolution. more...
- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 69.99 US$ 60.19
The 'Adaptive Landscape' has been a central concept in population genetics and evolutionary biology since this powerful metaphor was first formulated in 1932. This volume brings together historians of science, philosophers, ecologists, and evolutionary biologists, to discuss the state of the art from several different perspectives. more...
Alfred Russell Wallace Contributions to the theory of Natural Selection, 1870, and Charles Darwin and Alfred Wallace , 'On the Tendency of Species to form Varieties' (Papers presented to the Linnean Society 30th June 1858)Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 400.00
Wallace noticed on expeditions to the Amazon and the Malay archipelego that mammals in Southeast Asia are more advanced than their Australian cousins. His suggestion was that the two continents had split before the better adapted mammals had evolved in Asia. The isolated Australian marsupials were able to thrive, whilst those in Asia were driven to... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 92.53
Covering both North and South America, this volume contains summaries of facts, theories, and unsolved problems pertaining to the unexplained extinction of mostly large terrestrial mammals. more...
- Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 131.00
Vertebrate evolution has led to the convergent appearance of many groups of originally terrestrial animals that now live in the sea. Among these groups are familiar mammals like whales, dolphins, and seals. There are also reptilian lineages (like plesiosaurs, ichthyosaurs, mosasaurs, thalattosaurs, and others) that have become sea creatures. Most of... more...
- OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 69.99 US$ 60.19
Animal Evolution is a complete analysis of the evolutionary interrelationships and myriad diversity of the animal kingdom. This new edition brings the subject fully up to date, especially in light of the latest advances in molecular techniques. It also includes new chapters as the result of new systematic understanding. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 94.00
Arguing for Evolution: An Encyclopedia for Understanding Science provides readers with a single source for the scientific evidence supporting evolution. The book shows how scientists have tested the predictions of evolutionary theory and created an unshakeable foundation of evidence supporting its truth. As such, it demonstrates how evolution serves... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 31.99
We all know about natural selection and the so-called survival of the fittest, which governs how evolution preserves useful adaptations in each subsequent generation of a species. Unfortunately, random change alone could not have produced life as we know it the maths don't add up, according to cutting-edge research by Andreas Wagner in the revolutionary... more...