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The Resource Human variation and origins : an introduction to human biology and evolution, with introductions by W. S. Laughlin and R. H. Osborne

Human variation and origins : an introduction to human biology and evolution, with introductions by W. S. Laughlin and R. H. Osborne

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Human variation and origins : an introduction to human biology and evolution
Title
Human variation and origins
Title remainder
an introduction to human biology and evolution
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with introductions by W. S. Laughlin and R. H. Osborne
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Language
eng
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Scientific American
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  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Human evolution
  • Human genetics
  • Biological Evolution
  • Genetics, Medical
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Human variation and origins : an introduction to human biology and evolution, with introductions by W. S. Laughlin and R. H. Osborne
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Publication
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At head of title: Readings from Scientific American
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
Contents
I. Processes and history -- Introduction: the development of concepts in the study of human variation -- 1. The genetic basis of evolution / Dobzhansky -- 2. Charles Lyell / Eiseley -- 3. Charles Darwin / Eiseley -- 4. Crises in the history of life / Newell -- II. Intraindividual variation -- Introduction: structure and function -- 5. The living cell / Brachet -- 6. Mammalian eggs in the laboratory / Edwards -- 7. The genetic code / Crick -- 8. How do cells differentiate? / Waddington -- 9. The skin / Montagna -- 10. Electrical effects in bone / Bassett -- 11. The antiquity of human walking / Napier -- 12. Human growth / Gray -- III. Intrapopulation variation -- Introduction: genetic mechanisms and evolutionary adaptations -- 13. Ionizing radiation and evolution / Crow -- 14. The evolution of the hand / Napier -- 15. Adaptations to cold / Irving -- 16. Tools and human evolution / Washburn -- 17. The origin of speech / Hockett -- 18. Learning to think / Harlow and Harlow -- 19. Sickle cells and evolution / Allison -- 20. The genetics of the Dunkers / Glass -- IV. Interpopulation variation -- Introduction: population history and origins -- 21. The distribution of man / Howells -- 22. The lesson of the Pygmies / Turnbull -- 23. World population / Huxley -- 24. The origins of new world civilization / MacNeish -- 25. The prehistory of the Australian Aborigine / Mulvaney -- 26. Homo erectus / Howells -- 27. The early relatives of man / Simons
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309708
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
297 pages
Lccn
67022256
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (part color), maps, portraits
Label
Human variation and origins : an introduction to human biology and evolution, with introductions by W. S. Laughlin and R. H. Osborne
Publication
Note
At head of title: Readings from Scientific American
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. Processes and history -- Introduction: the development of concepts in the study of human variation -- 1. The genetic basis of evolution / Dobzhansky -- 2. Charles Lyell / Eiseley -- 3. Charles Darwin / Eiseley -- 4. Crises in the history of life / Newell -- II. Intraindividual variation -- Introduction: structure and function -- 5. The living cell / Brachet -- 6. Mammalian eggs in the laboratory / Edwards -- 7. The genetic code / Crick -- 8. How do cells differentiate? / Waddington -- 9. The skin / Montagna -- 10. Electrical effects in bone / Bassett -- 11. The antiquity of human walking / Napier -- 12. Human growth / Gray -- III. Intrapopulation variation -- Introduction: genetic mechanisms and evolutionary adaptations -- 13. Ionizing radiation and evolution / Crow -- 14. The evolution of the hand / Napier -- 15. Adaptations to cold / Irving -- 16. Tools and human evolution / Washburn -- 17. The origin of speech / Hockett -- 18. Learning to think / Harlow and Harlow -- 19. Sickle cells and evolution / Allison -- 20. The genetics of the Dunkers / Glass -- IV. Interpopulation variation -- Introduction: population history and origins -- 21. The distribution of man / Howells -- 22. The lesson of the Pygmies / Turnbull -- 23. World population / Huxley -- 24. The origins of new world civilization / MacNeish -- 25. The prehistory of the Australian Aborigine / Mulvaney -- 26. Homo erectus / Howells -- 27. The early relatives of man / Simons
Control code
309708
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
297 pages
Lccn
67022256
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (part color), maps, portraits

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