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Eternal ephemera : adaptation and the Origin of species, from the nineteenth century, through punctuated equilibria and beyond / Niles Eldredge.
- Eldredge, Niles
About this work
New York : Columbia University Press, 
xix, 376 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction : approaching adaptation and the origin of species -- Part I. Birth of modern evolutionary theory. 1 The advent of the modern fauna : on the births and deaths of species, 1801-1831 ; 2. Darwin and the Beagle : experimenting with transmutation, 1831-1836 ; 3. Enter adaptation, and the conflict between isolation and gradual adaptive change, 1836-1859 -- Part II. Rebellion and reinvention : the taxic perspective, 1935-. 4. Species and speciation reconsidered, 1935- ; 5. Punctuated equilibria : speciation and stasis in paleontology, 1968- ; 6. Speciation and adaptation : large-scale patterns in the evolution of life, 1972-.
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Location StatusHistory of MedicineAOS /ELD Open shelves