Evolution, an introduction

S.C. Stearns, R.F. Hoekstra

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This book introduces what is essential and exciting in evolutionary biology. It covers the whole field and emphasises the important concepts for the student. Care has been taken to express complex and stimulating ideas in simple language, while the frequent examples and running summaries attempt to make reading fun. Its logical structure means that it can be read straight through, one chapter per sitting, and each chapter's links to its neighbours are clearly explained.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages381
ISBN (Print)9780198549680
Publication statusPublished - 2000


  • evolution
  • population genetics
  • natural selection
  • adaptation
  • genetic variation
  • biology
  • textbooks


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