Professor douglas futuyma, stony brook university, usa. In evolutionary biology i often see books that present the authors personal view on the subject, many of them discussible and lacking of experimental support. He received the 1997 sewall wright award of the american society of naturalists and the 2012 joseph leidy award of the academy of natural sciences of drexel university philadelphia. Directed toward an undergraduate audience, the text emphasizes the interplay between theory and empirical tests of hypotheses. The author organizes the concepts well and builds upon them throughout the book.
Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Futuyma ecology and evolution, suny stony brook covers such subject areas as phylogeny, paleobiology, genetic mechanisms of change and speciation, character evolution, the theory of processes and macroevolution, and new molecular. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. Published january 1st by sinauer associates first published convergent and divergent character displacement. Futuyma ecology and evolution, suny stony brook covers such subject areas as phylogeny, paleobiology, genetic mechanisms of change and speciation, character evolution, the theory of processes and macroevolution, and new molecular perspectives.
Evolutionary biology 3rd edition book by douglas j. Use the amazon app to scan isbns and compare prices. Both are very good, but i wouldnt order until you know which book. His major research interests include evolution of host specificity in herbivorous insects and of interactions among insects and plants, speciation, and evolution of community structure. Evolutionary biology hardcover december 1, 1997 by douglas j. Evolutionary biology hardcover 28 january 1998 by douglas j. I have had to try and find a suitable book that covers the basics of evolutionary biology but that also emphasizes cladistics.
Futuyma a copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Buy a cheap copy of evolutionary biology 3rd edition book by douglas j. Buy evolutionary biology 3rd revised edition by futuyma, douglas j. It is designed for an undergraduate university course, but the author provides background and information that will allow a more general audience of interested readers to grasp the concepts. Alternative models of character displacement and niche shift. I think that futuyma is extremely careful and tries to be neutral, which makes this book a reference book on the topic, as it is rather safe. Futuyma, 9780878931859, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Evolutionary biology and has been editor of evolution, the leading international journal of evolutionary research.
Extensively rewritten and reorganized, this new edition of evolutionfeaturing a new coauthor. Evolution is a slimmeddown version of futuymas earlier text, evolutionary biology, which first appeared in 1979 and signed off in 1998 with a hefty, encyclopedic third edition. Covers the genetic, developmental and ecological mechanisms of evolutionary change, the major features of evolutionary history as revealed by phylogenetic and palaeontological studies, and material on adaptation, molecular evolution, coevolution, and. A book i never tire of recommending is the song of the dodo. The third edition of this comprehensive book has increased its scope while emphasizing the intellectual order and molecular perspectives which have added to. Every textbook comes with a 21day any reason guarantee. Futuyma is the author of a widely used undergraduate textbook on evolution and is also known for. About the book this book first appeared in 1982, and the second edition appeared in 1995.
In looking through it this book is an excellent resource for an introductory college course in evolution. Futuyma 1997, hardcover at the best online prices at ebay. Article pdf available in integrative and comparative biology 496. This textbook is by far one of the best books on evolutionary biology. He received the 1997 sewall wright award of the american society of naturalists and the 2012 joseph leidy award of the. It is designed for an undergraduate university course, but the author provides background. Darwins book, on the origin of species, might put you to sleep, but it accessibly describes his theory. He has served as president of the society for the study of evolution 1987, the american society of naturalists 1994, and the american institute of biological sciences 2007, and was elected a fellow of the american academy of arts and sciences in 1996 and.
Evolution by douglas futuyma, 9781605356051, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. The writing style is on par with what you will read in the scientific literature, which is exemplified by the use of intext citations of the format book. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, thatll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Futuyma received the 1997 sewall wright award of the american society of naturalists. Published by sinauer associates is an imprint of oxford university press. Mark kirkpatrick the university of texas at austin offers additional expertise in evolutionary genomics and genetics, the fastestdeveloping area of evolutionary biology. Evolutionary theory chapter 1 human evolutionary biology. He is the author of the first popular book on systems biology, the music of life. The books information is good, the book was a bit more damaged than i expected. Accessories such as cd, codes, toys, may not be included. In its scope and emphases, evolution is a readily recognized descendant of. Evolutionary biology edition 2 available in hardcover.
Futuyma is distinguished professor in the department of ecology and evolution at the state university of new york at stony brook, usa. In its scope and emphases, evolution is a readily recognized descendant of the authors previous textbook, evolutionary biology. About the author douglas futuyma is the author of a widely used college textbook on evolution. Exercises data analysis and simulation complete glossary. Futuyma is the author of a widely used undergraduate textbook on evolution and is also known for his work in public outreach, particularly in advocating against. Buy evolutionary biology book online at low prices in. Rent evolution 4th edition 9781605356051 today, or search our site for other textbooks by douglas j.
Futuyma body masses of north american land mammals. A strong recommendation for anyone looking to explore the biology of evolution, systematics, and genetics. Douglas joel futuyma is an american evolutionary biologist. Great book for every student interested in evolution and speciation. Students can take just the sections they need to class and can easily integrate instructor material with the text. Evolution evolutionary biology oxford bibliographies. This barcode number lets you verify that youre getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. His research focuses on speciation and population biology. The pictured book is not evolutionary biology, 3rd edition, but rather the first edition of evolution, a different and later book by the same author. Extensively reorganized and rewritten, the new evolution 4th edition pdf featuring a new coauthor. What are some of the best books on evolutionary biology. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The complete 2nd edition is available in a threehole punched, looseleaf format. Directed toward an undergraduate audience, the pdf etextbook emphasizes the interplay between theory and empirical.
Evolutionary biology has 3 available editions to buy at half price books marketplace. Mark kirkpatrick the university of texas at austinoffers additional expertise in evolutionary genetics and genomics, the fastestdeveloping area of evolutionary biology. It is more about how darwin and wallace found the evidence that supports their jo. The third edition of the book once described as simply the best advanced textbook currently available has increased its scope while emphasizing the new. Futuyma and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. He is a distinguished professor in the department of ecology and evolution at stony brook university in stony brook, new york and a research associate on staff at the american museum of natural history in new york city. Hardback book the fast free shipping evolutionary biology by futuyma, douglas j. Directed toward an undergraduate audience, the text emphasizes the interplay between theory and empirical tests of hypotheses, thus acquainting students with the process of science. Evolutionary biology is more of a graduate level book, while evolution is more undergraduate. Futuyma is the author of three previous editions of evolution, as well as three editions of its predecessor, evolutionary biology. I have gone to various specialized texts on phylogenetic theory, but i am starting to rethink that approach in favor of a book such as futuymas. Buy evolution by douglas j futuyma online at alibris.185 1643 1090 891 137 1672 132 1072 842 390 565 1387 1229 598 1619 514 985 97 1416 10 1462 145 1393 1565 1003 76 231 1243 636 191 1358 1022 1313 76 558 1212 249