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Trees of life : a visual history of evolution / Theodore W. Pietsch.

Author/Creator:
Pietsch, Theodore W.
Publication:
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 358 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Subjects:
Evolution (Biology) -- History.
Evolution (Biology) -- Charts, diagrams, etc. -- History.
Tree of life -- History.
Naturalists -- Biography.
Biologists -- Biography.
Contents:
Brackets and tables, circles and maps, 1554-1872
Early botanical networks and trees, 1766-1815
The first evolutionary tree, 1786-1820
Diverse and unusual trees of the early nineteenth century, 1817-1834
The rule of five, 1819-1854
Pre-Darwinian branching diagrams, 1828-1858
Evolution and the trees of Charles Darwin, 1837-1868
The trees of Ernst Haeckel, 1866-1905
Post-Darwinian nonconformists, 1868-1896
More late-nineteenth-century trees, 1874-1897
Trees of the early twentieth century, 1901-1930
The trees of Alfred Sherwood Romer, 1933-1966
Additional trees of the mid-twentieth century, 1931-1943
The trees of William King Gregory, 1938-1951
Hints of new approaches, 1954-1969
Phenograms and cladograms, 1958-1966
Early molecular trees, 1962-1987
Notable trees of the past four decades, 1970-2010
Primeval branches and universal trees of life, 1997-2010.
Notes:
"Published with the assistance of the University of Washington"--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
University of Washington.
ISBN:
9781421404790 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
1421404796 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
OCLC:
730906304
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