Introduction to Evolutionary Biology
by Chris Colby
Publisher: The TalkOrigins Archive 1996
Number of pages: 24
Evolution is the cornerstone of modern biology, it unites all the fields of biology under one theoretical umbrella. This book is a brief introduction to evolutionary biology. The author attempts to explain basics of the theory of evolution and correct many of the misconceptions.
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