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Evolution books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Evolution category. Presented with a red border are the Evolution books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Wild Sex The Science Behind Mating in the Animal Kingdom by Dr. Carin Bondar Wild Sex The Science Behind Mating in the Animal Kingdom


Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2017

The Story of Life: Evolution (Extended Edition) by Ruth Symons The Story of Life: Evolution (Extended Edition)

This new extended edition of Story of Life is the perfect gift for those with a love of the natural world. Wander the galleries - open 365 days a year - and discover a collection of curated exhibits on every...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Origins of Darwin's Evolution Solving the Species Puzzle Through Time and Place by J. David Archibald Origins of Darwin's Evolution Solving the Species Puzzle Through Time and Place

In On the Origin of Species (1859), Charles Darwin presented his evidence for evolution and natural selection as its mechanism. He drew upon his earliest data gathered during his voyage on the HMS Beagle, which included collecting mammalian fossils in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

A Different Kind of Animal: How Culture Transformed Our Species by Robert Boyd A Different Kind of Animal: How Culture Transformed Our Species

How our ability to learn from each other has been the essential ingredient to our remarkable success as a speciesHuman beings are a very different kind of animal. We have evolved to become the most dominant species on Earth. We...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Evolutionary Biology: Self/Nonself Evolution, Species and Complex Traits Evolution, Methods and Concepts by Pierre Pontarotti Evolutionary Biology: Self/Nonself Evolution, Species and Complex Traits Evolution, Methods and Concepts

This book presents 19 selected contributions to the 20th Evolutionary Biology Meeting in Marseille, which took place in September 2016. They are grouped under the following major themes:* Self/Nonself Evolution* Species Evolution and Evolution of Complex Traits* Methods and Concepts...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Dinner with Darwin Food, Drink, and Evolution by Jonathan Silvertown Dinner with Darwin Food, Drink, and Evolution

What do eggs, flour, and milk have in common? They form the basis of crepes of course, but they also each have an evolutionary purpose. Eggs, seeds (from which flour is derived by grinding) and milk are each designed by...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Evo-Devo Bundle 3 Paperback Book Set Quirks of Human Anatomy, How the Snake Lost its Legs, Deep Homology? by Jr, Lewis I. (Texas Tech University) Held Evo-Devo Bundle 3 Paperback Book Set Quirks of Human Anatomy, How the Snake Lost its Legs, Deep Homology?
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This timely trilogy should appeal to a broad audience, from undergraduates to experts, especially young researchers aspiring to solve deep mysteries.
Format: Multiple copy pack - Released: 31/08/2017

The Kingdom of Speech by Tom Wolfe The Kingdom of Speech

From Alfred Russel Wallace, the Englishman who beat Darwin to the theory of natural selection but later renounced it, and through the controversial work of modern-day anthropologist Daniel Everett, who defies the current wisdom that language is hard-wired in humans,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

The Routledge Handbook of Evolution and Philosophy by Richard Joyce The Routledge Handbook of Evolution and Philosophy

In recent years, the relation between contemporary academic philosophy and evolutionary theory has become ever more active, multifaceted, and productive. The connection is an active two-way street. In one direction, philosophers of biology make significant contributions to theoretical discussions about...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/08/2017

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Beyond Sex Differences Genes, Brains and Matrilineal Evolution by Eric B. (University of Cambridge) Keverne Beyond Sex Differences Genes, Brains and Matrilineal Evolution

This book examines the evolutionary lead taken by the matriline in providing the intergenerational co-adaptations required for successful pregnancy.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Chimpanzees and Human Evolution by Martin N. Muller Chimpanzees and Human Evolution

Knowledge of wild chimpanzees has expanded dramatically. This volume, edited by Martin Muller, Richard Wrangham, and David Pilbeam, brings together scientists who are leading a revolution to discover and explain human uniqueness, by studying our closest living relatives. Their conclusions...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

The Theory That Changed Everything On the Origin of Species as a Work in Progress by Philip Lieberman The Theory That Changed Everything On the Origin of Species as a Work in Progress

Few people have done as much to change how we view the world as Charles Darwin. Yet On the Origin of Species is more cited than read. Some of it is considered outdated; in some ways, it has been consigned...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin, Amit Hagar On the Origin of Species
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In this elegant, portable masterpiece of scientific inquiry, Charles Darwin presents a convincing and engrossing case for his revolutionary theory of evolution by natural selection.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

The Origins of Creativity by Edward O. (Harvard University) Wilson The Origins of Creativity

An eloquent exploration of creativity, The Origins of Creativity grapples with the question of how this uniquely human expression-so central to our identity as individuals and, collectively, as a species-came about and how it has manifested itself throughout the history...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

Intergenerational Influences on Fertility by Rebecca Sear, Cristina Moya, Susan B. Schaffnit, Paula Sheppard Intergenerational Influences on Fertility
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This book is open access under a CC BY-NC 4.0 license.This book is a result of an interdisciplinary, comparative project testing the hypothesis that kin will influence fertility, incorporating demography, evolutionary biology and anthropology. It will include a review of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

Alien Universe Extraterrestrial Life in Our Minds and in the Cosmos by Donald Lincoln Alien Universe Extraterrestrial Life in Our Minds and in the Cosmos

Whether you are drawn to the psychological belief in Aliens, the history of our interest in life on other planets, or the scientific possibility of Alien existence, Alien Universe is sure to hold you spellbound.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Animals and Human Society by Colin G. (University of Wisconsin, Biosciences / Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, Milwaukee, USA) Scanes Animals and Human Society
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Animals and Human Society provides a solid, scientific, research-based background to advance understanding of how animals impact humans. As a resource for both science and non-science majors (including students planning to major in or studying animal science, pre-veterinary medicine, animal...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Cenozoic Mammals and their Evolutionary Context by Loic Costeur, Olivier Maridet, Merceron Gildas Cenozoic Mammals and their Evolutionary Context
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Cenozoic Mammals and Their Evolutionary Context explores 65 million years of evolutionary history within the class of Mammalia, investigating the reasons behind the success of this group of animals. Their physiology, life history traits and adaptability led them to become...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/11/2017

Computational Phylogenetics An Introduction to Designing Methods for Phylogeny Estimation by Tandy (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) Warnow Computational Phylogenetics An Introduction to Designing Methods for Phylogeny Estimation
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This book presents the foundations of phylogeny estimation and technical material enabling researchers to develop improved computational methods.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Taming the Complexity of Evolutionary Dynamics From Microscopic Models to Schema Theory and Beyond by Christopher Stephens, Riccardo Poli Taming the Complexity of Evolutionary Dynamics From Microscopic Models to Schema Theory and Beyond
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Presenting the basics of natural and artificial evolutionary dynamics, this volume describes the related models of search spaces, population spaces, state spaces, crossover, and mutation and selection.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/12/2017

Other books in this genre

Evolution What the Fossils Say and Why It Matters by Donald R. Prothero Evolution What the Fossils Say and Why It Matters

Donald R. Prothero's Evolution is an entertaining and rigorous history of the transitional forms and series found in the fossil record. Its engaging narrative of scientific discovery and well-grounded analysis has led to the book's widespread adoption in courses that...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

Darwin's Walk and The Last Wave Disappearing Landscapes, Declining Species by Richard Krooth Darwin's Walk and The Last Wave Disappearing Landscapes, Declining Species

This book describes the reasons humankind may be facing its last moments on Planet Earth. The author follows the trajectory of the evolution of humans and how it has had a widespread effect on Earth's environment. The book concludes with...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/08/2017

Venomous How Earth's Deadliest Creatures Mastered Biochemistry by Christie Wilcox Venomous How Earth's Deadliest Creatures Mastered Biochemistry

Wilcox takes us from the coast of Indonesia to the rain forests of Peru in search of the secrets of these mysterious animals. We encounter jellyfish that release microscopic venom-packed darts known to kill humans in just two minutes.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Improbable Destinies How Predictable is Evolution? by Jonathan Losos Improbable Destinies How Predictable is Evolution?

A dazzling tour of evolution in action that sheds light on one of the greatest debates in scienceThe natural world is full of fascinating instances of convergence: phenomena like eyes and wings and tree-climbing lizards that have evolved independently, multiple...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2017

Nature's Machines An Introduction to Organismal Biomechanics by David E. (Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA) Alexander Nature's Machines An Introduction to Organismal Biomechanics
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Nature's Machines: An Introduction to Organismal Biomechanics presents the fundamental principles of biomechanics in a concise, accessible way while maintaining necessary rigor. It covers the central principles of whole-organism biomechanics as they apply across the animal and plant kingdoms, featuring...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/08/2017

The Essential Tension Competition, Cooperation and Multilevel Selection in Evolution by Sonya Bahar The Essential Tension Competition, Cooperation and Multilevel Selection in Evolution

'The Essential Tension' explores how agents that naturally compete come to act together as a group. The author argues that the controversial concept of multilevel selection is essential to biological evolution, a proposition set to stimulate new debate. The idea...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

Mate Choice The Evolution of Sexual Decision Making from Microbes to Humans by Gil G. Rosenthal Mate Choice The Evolution of Sexual Decision Making from Microbes to Humans

A major new look at the evolution of mating decisions in organisms from protozoans to humans The popular consensus on mate choice has long been that females select mates likely to pass good genes to offspring. In Mate Choice, Gil...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/07/2017

Sexual Selection in Homo sapiens Parental Control over Mating and the Opportunity Cost of Free Mate Choice by Menelaos Apostolou Sexual Selection in Homo sapiens Parental Control over Mating and the Opportunity Cost of Free Mate Choice

The present book aims to examine how sexual selection works in the human species. Almost all scholarly effort focuses on sexual selection in non-human species and extrapolates the findings to the human one. However, human mating has a unique pattern...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/07/2017

Adapt How We Can Learn from Nature's Strangest Inventions by Amina Khan Adapt How We Can Learn from Nature's Strangest Inventions

Explore the science of biomimicry: full of fascinating natural facts, ingenious ideas and a glimpse into the future of human innovation.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2017

Phylogenomics An Introduction by Christoph Bleidorn Phylogenomics An Introduction

This unique textbook provides a clear and concise overview of the key principles of the complex field of phylogenomics, with a particular focus on sequencing technologies that are crucial to studying and understanding interrelations in evolutionary genomics. It includes chapters...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/06/2017

Biogeography of Mycorrhizal Symbiosis by Leho Tedersoo Biogeography of Mycorrhizal Symbiosis

This book offers a timely overview and synthesis of biogeographic patterns of plants and fungi and their mycorrhizal associations across geographic scales. Written by leading experts in the field, it provides an updated definition of mycorrhizal types and establishes the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017

Prehension The Hand and the Emergence of Humanity by Colin McGinn Prehension The Hand and the Emergence of Humanity

McGinn is an ingenious philosopher who thinks like a laser and writes like a dream. --Steven PinkerThis book is a hymn to the hand. In Prehension, Colin McGinn links questions from science to philosophical concerns to consider something that we...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/06/2017

Targeted Gene Capture for Phylogenetic Systematics and Population Genetics by Chenhong (Shanghai Ocean University Shanghai People's Republic of China) Li Targeted Gene Capture for Phylogenetic Systematics and Population Genetics


Format: Mixed media product - Released: 15/05/2017

Investors and Exploiters in Ecology and Economics Principles and Applications by Luc-Alain Giraldeau Investors and Exploiters in Ecology and Economics Principles and Applications

In the natural world, some agents (investors) employ strategies that provide resources, services, or information, while others (exploiters) gain advantages through these efforts. This behavior coexists and can be observed in many species and at many levels. For example, bacteria...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/05/2017

Kin How We Came to Know Our Microbe Relatives by John L. Ingraham Kin How We Came to Know Our Microbe Relatives

By unlocking the evolutionary information contained in cells, biologists have been able to construct the Tree of Life and show that its three main stems are dominated by microbes. Plants and animals constitute a small upper branch in one stem....
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/05/2017

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