Ecology and Evolution of Darwin's Finches
(With a New Preface and Afterward) New edition
Normal Price: $79.00
Your Price: $71.10 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $7.90! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.56 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Ecology and Evolution of Darwin's Finches by Peter R. Grant
Book DescriptionAfter his famous visit to the Galapagos Islands, Darwin speculated that "one might fancy that, from an original paucity of birds in this archipelago, one species had been taken and modified for different ends." This book is the classic account of how much we have since learned about the evolution of these remarkable birds. Based upon over a decade's research, Grant shows how interspecific competition and natural selection act strongly enough on contemporary populations to produce observable and measurable evolutionary change. In this new edition, Grant outlines new discoveries made in the thirteen years since the book's publication. Ecology and Evolution of Darwin's Finches is an extraordinary account of evolution in action.
Buy Ecology and Evolution of Darwin's Finches book by Peter R. Grant from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780691048666
(229mm x 152mm x 32mm)
Imprint: Princeton University Press
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publish Date: 7-Dec-1999
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Peter R. Grant
40 Years of Evolution, Hardback (May 2014)
Offers an evolutionary history of Darwin's finches since their origin almost 3 million years ago. By continuously tracking finch populations over a period of four decades, this title uncovers the causes and consequences of significant events leading to evolutionary changes in species.
How and Why Species Multiply, Paperback (May 2011)
Charles Darwin's experiences in the Galapagos Islands in 1835 helped to guide his thoughts toward a revolutionary theory: that species were not fixed but diversified from their ancestors over many generations. This book explains what we have learned about the origin and evolution of new species.
In Search of the Causes of Evolution, Paperback (November 2010)» View all books by Peter R. Grant
Evolutionary biology has witnessed breathtaking advances over the years. This book describes the advances and explains why a cross-disciplinary and integrated approach to research questions is so essential. It discusses the origins of biological diversity, and mechanisms of evolutionary change at the molecular and developmental levels.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Ecology and Evolution of Darwin's Finches book by Peter R. Grant and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.