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What Evolution is by Ernst Mayr

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Mayr provides as convincing a testament to Darwin's genius as you are likely to find."--New York Times Book Review. At once a spirited defense of Darwinian explanations of biology and an elegant primer on evolution for the general reader, What Evolution Is poses the questions at the heart of evolutionary theory and considers how our improved understanding of evolution has affected the viewpoints and values of modern man.Science Masters Series

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780465044269
ISBN-10: 0465044263
Format: Paperback
(204mm x 135mm x 25mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 20-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Books By Author Ernst Mayr

What Makes Biology Unique? by Ernst Mayr What Makes Biology Unique?, Paperback (April 2007)

This book contains essays by Ernst Mayr, the most eminent evolutionary biologist of the twentieth century.

What Evolution Is by Ernst Mayr What Evolution Is, Paperback (December 2002)

What we do and do not know about evolution, by one of the field's pioneering thinkers.

Birds of Northern Melanesia by Ernst Mayr Birds of Northern Melanesia, Hardback (January 2002)

Ernst Mayr and Jared Diamond decided in 1970 to collaborate on an authoritative monograph presenting their data and interpretations of the evolution of the birds of the Solomon and Bismark Islands. This text is the culmination of their research.

Systematics and the Origin of Species from the Viewpoint of a Zoologist by Ernst Mayr Systematics and the Origin of Species from the Viewpoint of a Zoologist, Paperback (September 1999)

This study, first published in 1942, helped to revolutionize evolutionary biology by offering a new approach to taxonomic principles, and correlating the ideas and findings of modern systematics with those of other life disciplines.

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Author Biography - Ernst Mayr

Ernst Mayr was the leading evolutionary biologist of the 20th century. He was Professor Emeritus at the Zoology Department of Harvard University and for twenty-three years served as Curator at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. He died in February 2005 in Massachusetts.

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