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Evolution: A Very Short Introduction

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Series: Very Short Introduction Series Volume: 100

By: Brian Charlesworth and Deborah Charlesworth

145 pages, Figs, tabs

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Jun 2003 | #139040 | ISBN: 0192802518
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Introductory guide explaining the most important basic findings and procedures in evolutionary biology, and how it has developed since the first publications of Darwin and Wallace 150 years ago.


1. Introduction; 2. The Processes of Evolution; 3. The Evidence for Evolution: Similarities and Differences Between Organisms; 4. The Evidence for Evolution: Patterns in Time and Space; 5. Adaptation and Natural Selection; 6. The Formation and Divergence of Species; 7. Some Difficult Problems; Further Reading

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