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  1. Geology & Mineralogy, Considered with Reference to Natural Theology, Volume II, 1836

    By William Buckland

    Moving away from his earlier belief in a short, catastrophic history of the Earth, this volume shows how Buckland envisages instead progressive change as the Earth gradually cooled as it was prepared for human occupation. Extinct creatures did not die out because they were poorly designed; God...

    Published November 26th 2003 by Routledge

  2. Clavicipitalean Fungi

    Evolutionary Biology, Chemistry, Biocontrol And Cultural Impacts

    Edited by James F. White Jr., Charles W. Bacon, Nigel L. Hywel-Jones, Joseph W. Spatafora

    This reference analyzes the ecology, evolution, genetics, physiology, and taxonomy of this diverse group of fungi for identification of common biological, biochemical, and genetic features and discovery of potential medical and agricultural applications. It traces and reconstruct the evolution of...

    Published July 17th 2003 by CRC Press

  3. The Changing Wildlife of Great Britain and Ireland

    Edited by David L. Hawksworth

    Series: Systematics Association Special Volumes

    Periodic comprehensive overviews of the status of the diverse organisms that make up wildlife are essential to determining trends, threats and future prospects. Just over 25 years ago, leading authorities on different kinds of wildlife came together to prepare an assessment of their status of a...

    Published June 25th 2003 by CRC Press

  4. Evolutionary Developmental Biology of Crustacea

    Edited by Gerhard Scholtz

    Series: Crustacean Issues

    Crustaceans, due to the great diversity of their body organization, segmentation patterns, tagmatization, limb types, larval forms, cleavage, and gastrulation modes, are highly desirable for the study of questions at the interface of evolution and development. Modern interest in evolutionary...

    Published May 31st 2003 by CRC Press

  5. The Subtle Beast

    Snakes, From Myth to Medicine

    By Andre Menez

    Series: Science Spectra

    The Subtle Beast: Snakes, from Myth to Medicine introduces you to the complex and absorbing world of these mysterious creatures. Each of the fourteen chapters in this volume can be read independently, but read together they trace a fascinating journey from the macroscopic features of snakes to the...

    Published April 30th 2003 by CRC Press

  6. Palaeobiogeography of Marine Fossil Invertebrates

    Concepts and Methods

    By Fabrizio Cecca

    Sitting squarely at the interface between earth and life sciences, palaeobiogeographic information is scattered throughout many publications. Until now. Palaeobiogeography of Marine Fossil Invertebrates covers important theoretical concepts relating to palaeobiogeography together with descriptions...

    Published September 11th 2002 by CRC Press

  7. A History of the Life Sciences, Revised and Expanded

    3rd Edition

    By Lois N. Magner

    A clear and concise survey of the major themes and theories embedded in the history of life science, this book covers the development and significance of scientific methodologies, the relationship between science and society, and the diverse ideologies and current paradigms affecting the evolution...

    Published August 12th 2002 by CRC Press

  8. Human Biology and History

    Edited by Malcolm Smith

    Series: Society for the Study of Human Biology

    The biology of people in the past is a rapidly expanding field of historical study. Our capacity to understand the biology of historical populations is experiencing remarkable developments on both theoretical and analytical fronts.Human Biology and History weaves together the fields of biology,...

    Published July 24th 2002 by CRC Press

  9. American Beetles, Volume II

    Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea

    Edited by Ross H. Arnett, JR, Michael C. Thomas, Paul E. Skelley, J. Howard Frank

    Experts offer the most sweeping reference available on the subject of North American beetles. Their rigorous standards for the presentation of data create a concise, useful format that is consistent throughout the book. This is the resource of choice for quick, accurate, and easily accessible...

    Published June 18th 2002 by CRC Press

  10. Morphology, Shape and Phylogeny

    Edited by Norman MacLeod, Peter L. Forey

    Series: Systematics Association Special Volumes

    Generally, biologists and mathematicians who study the shape and form of organisms have largely been working in isolation from those who work on evolutionary relationships through the analysis of common characteristics. Increasingly however, dialogue between the two communities is beginning to...

    Published February 6th 2002 by CRC Press