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Evolution (Fifth Edition)  

Douglas J. FutuymaStony Brook UniversityClose
 and
Mark KirkpatrickUniversity of Texas at AustinClose
Published in Print:26 July 2023 Published Online:31 August 2023
ISBN:9780197619629
Publisher:Oxford University Press

Abstract

Evolution offers expertise in evolutionary genetics and genomics, the fastest-developing area of evolutionary biology. The text emphasizes the interplay between theory and empirical tests of hypotheses, thus acquainting readers with the process of science. It addresses major themes — including the history of evolution, human evolution, evolutionary processes, adaptation, and evolution as an explanatory framework. In addition, it examines levels of biological organization ranging from genomes to ecological communities.