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  1. Essay on the Theory of the Earth, 1813

    By Georges Cuvier

    Based at the Parisian Museum of Natural History, Cuvier was able to compare the fossil bones he dug from the quarries of Montmartre with those of animals alive today. Guided by the principle of correlation, that all the parts of an animal must cohere, and by analogy, with living species, Cuvier...

    Published November 27th 2003 by Routledge

  2. Omphalos, 1857

    By Philip Gosse

    Gosse argued that fossils are not really the remains of creatures which existed. God had created the world in six days, but had made it look like it was already ancient, complete with the remains of non-existent pre-historic life. Gosse's work was popular with neither Christians nor evolutionists....

    Published November 27th 2003 by Routledge

  3. On the Origin of Species, 1859

    By Charles Darwin

    On the Origin of Species caused an uproar when it was first published in 1859. Darwin's theory was that species had evolved from simpler organisms by natural selection acting upon the variability of populations. This view was directly opposed to the doctrine of special creation by God and angered...

    Published November 27th 2003 by Routledge

  4. 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 27th 2003 by Routledge

  5. 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 18th 2003 by CRC Press

  6. 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 26th 2003 by CRC Press

  7. 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 June 1st 2003 by CRC Press

  8. 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 May 1st 2003 by CRC Press

  9. 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 12th 2002 by CRC Press

  10. 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 13th 2002 by CRC Press