History of Life

ISBN-10: 0470671726

ISBN-13: 9780470671726

Edition: 5th 2013

Authors: Richard Cowen
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Description: The living world today contains all kinds of creatures that do unexpected things – we have come to expect that there were complex and unusual ways of life in the past, and that evolution took some unexpected turns at times. Entertainingly written for students, History of Life, 4th Edition takes you to the edge of current knowledge.This text is aimed at students and anyone interested in the history of life on our planet. It explores the "whys" of events that occurred and, in this newest edition, it takes a closer look at the evolution of the physical earth and the strong interactions between organisms and environment. The book′s coverage includes geography, climate, atmosphere, ocean, and land (a changing stage) while following the interplay between organisms. Also new to this edition is a devoted website, which explores additional environmental factors and supplemental topics, and provides key links and additional student and instructor assistance.Covers the field succinctly with the appropriate depth for the undergraduate market. Examines vertebrates in depth, the easiest group of organisms for students to focus on. Draws examples from both vertebrate and invertebrate fossil record. Focuses more on the evolution of the physical earth and the influences of environmental conditions on evolution.

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Book details

List price: $101.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 3/8/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.134

Preface
The Origin Of Life on Earth
Earliest Life on Earth
Sex and Nuclei: Eukaryotes
The Evolution of Metazoans
The Metazoan Radiation
Changing Life in a Changing World
The Early Vertebrates
Leaving the Water
Tetrapods and Amniotes
Early Amniotes and Thermoregulation
The Triassic Takeover
Dinosaurs
The Evolution of Flight
The Modernization of Land and Sea
The Origin of Mammals
The End of the Dinosaurs
Cenozoic Mammals
Geography and Evolution
Primates
Evolving Toward Humans
Life in the Ice Age
Index
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