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The Evolution of Life

by Bell, G.

  • Paperback £48.99
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  • Catalogue No : 28435
  • ISBN : 9780198712572
  • Published : 2014
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 484

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A clear account of the central issue of evolutionary biology - adaptation through natural selection - tailored to the needs of a one semester course. This book stands alone amongst the major textbooks by focusing on key principles to offer a truly accessible, unintimidating treatment of evolutionary biology.

With adaptation through natural selection - how the integrated complexity of living organisms comes about - as its central theme, the book adopts a lucid, crystal-clear narrative to explain the mechanism of evolution and its main outcomes.

Chapters are grouped into six themed parts - basics, history, origins, adaptation, selection, and interaction - and the text is regularly interspersed with descriptive headings that set out a clear path through the subject.

The Evolution of Life is written to instil a true understanding of the essential principles of evolutionary biology without that understanding being compromised by peripheral detail. As such, it is the ideal introduction for any student encountering this fascinating subject for the first time.

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