Evolution 2e & Study Guide

ISBN-13: 9781936221691

ISBN-10: 1936221691

Author: Carl Zimmer, Douglas Emlen

Edition: Second

Publication date:
W. H. Freeman
Paperback 707 pages
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Acknowledged author Carl Zimmer wrote Evolution 2e & Study Guide comprising 707 pages back in 2015. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1936221691 and 9781936221691. Since then Evolution 2e & Study Guide textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $5.03 or rent at the marketplace.


"Science writer Carl Zimmer and evolutionary biologist Douglas Emlen have teamed up to write a textbook intended for biology majors that will inspire students while delivering a solid foundation in evolutionary biology. Zimmer brings the same story-telling skills he displayed in The Tangled Bank, his 2009 non-majors textbook that the Quarterly Review of Biology called "spectacularly successful." Emlen, an award-winning evolutionary biologist at the University of Montana, has infused Evolution: Making Sense of Life with the technical rigor and conceptual depth that today's biology majors require. Students will learn the fundamental concepts of evolutionary theory, such as natural selection, genetic drift, phylogeny, and coevolution. Evolution: Making Sense of Life also drives home the relevance of evolution for disciplines ranging from conservation biology to medicine. With riveting stories about evolutionary biologists at work everywhere from the Arctic to tropical rain forests to hospital wards, the book is a reading adventure designed to grab the imagination of the students, showing them exactly why it is that evolution makes such brilliant sense of life"--