Record number, Title, Evolution, an introduction. Author(s), Stearns, S.C.; Hoekstra, R.F.. Source, Oxford: Oxford University Press – ISBN. Patterns of evolution; 4. Evolution in the fossil record; 5. A history of life on earth; 6. The geography of evolution; 7. The evolution of biodiversity; 8. The origin of. Evolution an introduction stearns hoekstra pdf. Evolution: An Introduction stands alone amongst the major textbooks by focusing on key principles to offer a.

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The book is definitely for someone committed toward achieving a higher understanding of biological mechanisms. The uncluttered pages and numerous sub-headings are inviting Account Options Sign in. This book is well worth the effort, and I never thought there could be so much to learn about evolution! The questions at the end of each chapter are thought provoking It documents the conceptual issues raised in the history of life briefly and in a form that hoeksrta stimulate the gifted.

Chapters cover sex, life histories, and sexual selection in greater depth than they are dealt with in any other introductory textbook but without introducing advanced technical language and analysis.

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The second edition of Evolution introduces the basic mechanisms of microevolution, natural selection, and macroevolutionary processes such as speciation and extinction. Part Five discusses coevolution and evolutionary medicine, which integrate and contrast micro- and macroevolution. Part Four examines key events in evolution throughout the geological record. Hoekstra No preview available – Evolutionary Analysis 5th Edition.

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Some of the lectures refer to the book “Evolution: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Because intrroduction this organization, not a single portion of the book is dull evolhtion boring–it’s simply packed with information. Detail of contents The Prologue is unique and uniquely motivating. Chapter 17 places evolutionary thought into the context both of the natural sciences and of society at large.

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Introudction Evolution of Sex 8. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Luckily, they do include an appendix on genetics if you need a refresher.

I am full of admiration of your skill in writing briefly and succinctly and yet cover so much ground and making it clear that in many cases things are not all that straightforward.

Chapter 6 is not found in any other evolution textbook, although there are a number of recent books on the subject, and it therefore provides an fvolution overview of a topic that has been the object of much recent interest and promises to generate much more insight: I am convinced your book will be widely used and make splendid service in many years to come.