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Evolution - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0801485947

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ISBN13: 978-0801485947
ISBN10: 0801485940 Edition: 2ND 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Published: 1999
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Evolution - 2ND 99 edition

ISBN13: 978-0801485947

Colin Patterson

ISBN13: 978-0801485947
ISBN10: 0801485940 Edition: 2ND 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Published: 1999
International: No
Summary

Introducing the latest ideas on how life originated and diversified on earth, this new edition of a classic work provides a concise and engaging summary of modern evolutionary theory. The heavily illustrated book is intended for readers with little or no formal training in science and is an ideal introduction for students. Teachers of biology will also find the book a valuable reference text.

Among the features of the second edition:

New chapters on neural evolution and gene evolution

Explanations of the latest theories on the evolution of humans

Extensive updates throughout, with emphasis on molecular evolution

Many new or updated illustrations

Comprehensive coverage, clear and concise presentation

Author Bio

Patterson, Colin :

Colin Patterson was employed in the Palaeontology Department of The Natural History Museum in London from 1962 until 1993. He held an individual merit appointment beginning in 1974. Although retired at the age of sixty, he continued to work daily in the Museum until his sudden death in 1998.

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