Record number, Title, Evolution, an introduction. Author(s), Stearns, S.C.; Hoekstra, R.F.. Source, Oxford: Oxford University Press – ISBN. Patterns of evolution; 4. Evolution in the fossil record; 5. A history of life on earth; 6. The geography of evolution; 7. The evolution of biodiversity; 8. The origin of. Evolution an introduction stearns hoekstra pdf. Evolution: An Introduction stands alone amongst the major textbooks by focusing on key principles to offer a.

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For these reasons, I wouldn’t have chosen another one. Part Four examines key events in evolution throughout the geological record. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

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The text is organized into five parts. StearnsRolf F. I agree with the other reviewer in that it would certainly be beneficial to listen to some of stearn’s lectures on youtube before buying. Part Three explores macroevolutionary processes such as speciation and intrpduction.

The participants will learn to approach biological problems hoekstraa phenomena from an evolutionary perspective, and they will read original research articles and discuss these in class. Why such complex genitalia?

Stearns’ 36 lectures on evolution which are available free through iTunes U as one of the Open Yale courses. See and discover other items: They do a fantastic job of defining terms, sometimes more than once throughout the text, and all of the highlighted terms can be found in the glossary in the back, but many other terms from the subjects listed are not readily defined and assume the reader knows them already.


Set up a giveaway. A companion website contains downloadable images from the text, interactive simulations to help students explore the subject in a hands-on manner, and additional study questions with answers.

Lecture: Advanced-level Evolutionary Biology (Autumn Semester 2018)

A strong point is the way mitochondrial Eve is contrasted with transpecies polymorphismto show students how to think about inferences with molecular evidence. Customers who bought this item also bought. I bought this book used from Amazon, and the book was in the condition I expected–minimal markings, no folded pages–and came quickly.

I bought this book after listening to about half of Mr. Access it at http: If you, like me, are not a biologist, you might want to dip your toe in the water by listening to the lectures before tackling the book.

Evolutionary Medicine and Human Evolution Organismal Design for Reproductive Success 7. Chapter 16 briefly presents the principle comparative methods and the kinds of insights that can be achieved with them. The text is organized into five parts. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

Detail of contents The Prologue is unique and uniquely motivating. Amazon Advertising Howkstra, attract, and engage customers. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

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They provide a wide variety of perspectives introducction theories concerning evolutionary research. Choose your country or region Close. Write a customer review. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Rolf Hoekstra has achieved a wonder of clarity and concision on the essentials of this exciting topic.

Micro- and Macro In addition, the text discusses unsolved problems and looks ahead to future developments in this dynamic field. Stearns and Hoekstra excel both on presentation and content.


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An Introduction Stephen C. Get to Know Us. Academic Skip to main content. I’m reminded of a child constantly asking “Why? There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Showing of 12 reviews. Comparative Methods Part IV: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

Information about the lecture of PD Evplution. This book has been a joy to read for a variety of reasons, but I must agree that it takes time to grasp all of the concepts presented, and prospective reader ought to have a devoted interest in the subject–I would not recommend this book as an introduction setarns any kind.

The second edition of Evolution introduces the basic mechanisms of microevolution, natural selection, and macroevolutionary processes such as speciation and extinction.

Making Sense of Life. Pages with related products. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. It also examines key events in evolution throughout the geological record and discusses coevolution and evolutionary medicine.