The Princeton Guide to Evolution is a comprehensive,
concise, and authoritative reference to the major subjects and key
concepts in evolutionary biology, from genes to mass extinctions.
Edited by a distinguished team of evolutionary biologists, with
contributions from leading researchers, the guide contains some 100
clear, accurate, and up-to-date articles on the most important
topics in seven major areas: phylogenetics and the history of life;
selection and adaptation; evolutionary processes; genes, genomes,
and phenotypes; speciation and macroevolution; evolution of
behavior, society, and humans; and evolution and modern society.
Complete with more than 100 illustrations (including eight pages in
color), glossaries of key terms, suggestions for further reading on
each topic, and an index, this is an essential volume for
undergraduate and graduate students, scientists in related fields,
and anyone else with a serious interest in evolution.
Explains key topics in some 100 concise and authoritative
articles written by a team of leading evolutionary biologists
Contains more than 100 illustrations, including eight pages in
Each article includes an outline, glossary, bibliography, and
Covers phylogenetics and the history of life; selection and
adaptation; evolutionary processes; genes, genomes, and phenotypes;
speciation and macroevolution; evolution of behavior, society, and
humans; and evolution and modern society
Subjects: Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, General Science
Table of Contents
You are viewing the table of contents
You do not have access to this
on JSTOR. Try logging in through your institution for access.