Systematics and the Origin of Species, From the Viewpoint of A Zoologist

Systematics and the Origin of Species, From the Viewpoint of A Zoologist

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Harvard University Press
This classic study, first published in 1942, helped to revolutionize evolutionary biology by offering a new approach to taxonomic principles and correlating the ideas and findings of modern systematics with those of other life science disciplines. This book is one of the foundational documents of the “Evolutionary Synthesis.”

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Perhaps the most distinguished biologist of the 20th century, Mayr (zoology, Harvard U.) with this treatise introduced a new approach to taxonomic principles and correlated the ideas and findings of modern systematics with those of other life sciences. It is one of the foundation documents of the Evolutionary Synthesis. He contributes a new introduction reflecting on the place of the work in the subsequent history of the field. The original was published by Columbia University Press. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1999
Edition: 1st Harvard University Press pbk. ed
Description: xxxv, 334 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
ISBN: 9780674862500
0674862503
Branch Call Number: 590.12 May

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