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Before the Backbone Views on the Origin of the Vertebrates

Popular Science
By: Henry Gee(Author)
345 pages, b/w illustrations
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Before the Backbone
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  • Before the Backbone ISBN: 9789401737784 Paperback Mar 2013 Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
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About this book

Valuable popular account by a respected scientific journalist to a subject which has been invigorated by technical advances in molecular and developmental biology. Before the Backbone is a valuable resource for students (both advanced undergraduates and graduates), as well as lecturers and researchers.

Contents

- Preface
- Acknowledgements
- Introduction
- The origins of vertebrates
- Head to head
- Jefferies' calcichordate theory
- Conclusions

Customer Reviews

Popular Science
By: Henry Gee(Author)
345 pages, b/w illustrations
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Media reviews

"Henry Gee has admirably mastered a formidable library of scattered reference to bring this timely book together [...] Palaeontologists, zoologists and geneticists should read this book and learn from it."
Endeavour

"The book is a true mine of information."
Ethology Ecology & Evolution

"Before the Backbone is certainly a valuable addition to my bookshelf, and I commend it to all of those interested in vertebrates in particular or in metazoan phylogeny as a whole."
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