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The Resource Grzimek's animal life encyclopedia : evolution, Michael Hutchins, series editor ; Valerius Geist and Eric Pianka, advisory editors ; in association with The Wildlife Society, (electronic resource)

Grzimek's animal life encyclopedia : evolution, Michael Hutchins, series editor ; Valerius Geist and Eric Pianka, advisory editors ; in association with The Wildlife Society, (electronic resource)

Label
Grzimek's animal life encyclopedia : evolution
Title
Grzimek's animal life encyclopedia
Title remainder
evolution
Statement of responsibility
Michael Hutchins, series editor ; Valerius Geist and Eric Pianka, advisory editors ; in association with The Wildlife Society
Title variation
Animal life encyclopedia evolution
Creator
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Covers evolution in detail and explores it from a scientific viewpoint. Includes comprehensive coverage of recent ideas and discoveries in the field of evolution
Member of
Cataloging source
UtOrBLW
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Grzimek, Bernhard
Dewey number
576.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH360.2
LC item number
.G65 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hutchins, Michael
  • Geist, Valerius
  • Pianka, Eric R.
  • Wildlife Society
Series statement
Gale virtual reference library
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  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Evolution (Biology)
Label
Grzimek's animal life encyclopedia : evolution, Michael Hutchins, series editor ; Valerius Geist and Eric Pianka, advisory editors ; in association with The Wildlife Society, (electronic resource)
Link
http://find.galegroup.com/openurl/openurl?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_ctx_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&req_dat=info:sid/gale:ugnid:nilrc_wcc&res_id=info:sid/gale:GVRL&ctx_enc=info:ofi:enc:UTF-8&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:book&rft_id=info:sid/gale:bmcode:recid/3TIN
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Scientific methods and human knowledge -- Creation stories : the human journey to understand the origins of life on Earth -- History of evolutionary thought -- Charles Darwin : a life of discovery -- mechanisms of evolutionary change -- Origins of the universe -- Origins of life on Earth -- Speciation : the origins of diversity -- Sexual reproduction -- Species nomenclature, classification and problems of application -- The fossil record : a window to the past -- What does the fossil record tell us about evolution? -- Biogeography : the distribution of life -- Genetics : the blueprint of life -- Genes and development -- Evolutionary ecology -- Adaptation and evolutionary change -- Sexual selection -- Kin selection -- Coevolution -- Optimal reproductive tactics and life history theory -- Evolutionary physiology -- Industrial melanism in moths -- Galapagos finches -- Artificial selection -- Convergent evolution and ecological equivalence -- Evolution of the animal eye -- Evolution of flight -- Evolution of limblessness -- Candid evolution : from wolf to dog -- Dinosaurs -- Megafauna -- Non-human primate and human evolution -- Evolution of the brain and nervous system -- Evolution of language -- Evolutionary medicine and the biology of health -- Evolution and biodiversity conservation -- Further reading -- Organizations -- Glossary -- Index
Control code
GVRL3TIN
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 371 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781414486703
Isbn Type
(electronic book)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill. (some col.).
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781414486703
  • (OCoLC)704510636
Label
Grzimek's animal life encyclopedia : evolution, Michael Hutchins, series editor ; Valerius Geist and Eric Pianka, advisory editors ; in association with The Wildlife Society, (electronic resource)
Link
http://find.galegroup.com/openurl/openurl?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_ctx_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&req_dat=info:sid/gale:ugnid:nilrc_wcc&res_id=info:sid/gale:GVRL&ctx_enc=info:ofi:enc:UTF-8&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:book&rft_id=info:sid/gale:bmcode:recid/3TIN
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Scientific methods and human knowledge -- Creation stories : the human journey to understand the origins of life on Earth -- History of evolutionary thought -- Charles Darwin : a life of discovery -- mechanisms of evolutionary change -- Origins of the universe -- Origins of life on Earth -- Speciation : the origins of diversity -- Sexual reproduction -- Species nomenclature, classification and problems of application -- The fossil record : a window to the past -- What does the fossil record tell us about evolution? -- Biogeography : the distribution of life -- Genetics : the blueprint of life -- Genes and development -- Evolutionary ecology -- Adaptation and evolutionary change -- Sexual selection -- Kin selection -- Coevolution -- Optimal reproductive tactics and life history theory -- Evolutionary physiology -- Industrial melanism in moths -- Galapagos finches -- Artificial selection -- Convergent evolution and ecological equivalence -- Evolution of the animal eye -- Evolution of flight -- Evolution of limblessness -- Candid evolution : from wolf to dog -- Dinosaurs -- Megafauna -- Non-human primate and human evolution -- Evolution of the brain and nervous system -- Evolution of language -- Evolutionary medicine and the biology of health -- Evolution and biodiversity conservation -- Further reading -- Organizations -- Glossary -- Index
Control code
GVRL3TIN
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 371 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781414486703
Isbn Type
(electronic book)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill. (some col.).
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781414486703
  • (OCoLC)704510636

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