Evolution and the Diversity of Life: Selected Essays (Paperback)
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Evolution and the Diversity of Life: Selected Essays (Paperback)

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Published: 25/03/1997
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The diversity of living forms and the unity of evolutionary processes are themes that have permeated the research and writing of Ernst Mayr, a Grand Master of evolutionary biology. The essays collected here are among his most valuable and durable: contributions that form the basis for much of the contemporary understanding of evolutionary biology.

Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674271050
Number of pages: 736
Weight: 943 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 mm


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Mayr has shown himself to be a true follower of Darwin, Wallace, and Huxley. His writings are lively and critical, and they provide remarkable insight into the development of the field. - Peter H. Raven, Science

The range of topics covered in these essays is awesome when one realizes that they are the product of a single mind. - Francisco J. Ayala, Sciences

Ernst Mayr not only ranks among the great evolutionary biologists of this century; he is also one of the best writers. This collection is of lasting importance. - E. O. Wilson

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