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Fossils: The Evolution and Extinction of Species (Revised edition)

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In this fascinating exploration of the fossil record, Niles Eldredge overturns the traditional view of evolution as a slow and inevitable process, and he shows that lifeforms generally do not evolve to any significant degree until after massive extinction. This rhythm of life--a concept developed by Eldredge and Stephen Jay Gould known as punctuated equilibria in evolution-- is revealed by the fossilized remains of the earth's ancient flora and fauna. Distinguished photographer Murray Alcosser augments Eldredge's text with ...

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0691026955

/ ISBN-13:

9780691026954

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Fossils: The Evolution and Extinction of Species
1996, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691026954

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Fossils: The Evolution and Extinction of Species
1991, ABRAMS, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780810933057

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Fossils: The Evolution and Extinction of Species
1991, Aurum Press, London

ISBN-13: 9781854101983

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