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Evolution: A Biological And Palaeontological Approach P. W. Skelton

Evolution: A Biological And Palaeontological Approach

P. W. Skelton

Published March 31st 1993
ISBN : 9780201544237
Paperback
1088 pages
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A comprehensive text introducing the mechanisms of evolution at all scales, the genetic (with brief references to molecular aspects), through other biological aspects (natural selection and adaptation- behavioural and ecological influences-MoreA comprehensive text introducing the mechanisms of evolution at all scales, the genetic (with brief references to molecular aspects), through other biological aspects (natural selection and adaptation- behavioural and ecological influences- specification), to the palaeontological scale (analysis of macroevolutionary patterns to identify influences), illustrating the hierarchy of processes involved.*The book finishes with two case studies on the origin of life and the influence of humans on the evolution of ourselves and other species*Chapter objectives, self-assessment questions and a glossary