The Resource The history of life, A. Lee McAlester

The history of life, A. Lee McAlester

Label
The history of life
Title
The history of life
Statement of responsibility
A. Lee McAlester
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1933-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McAlester, A. Lee
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH366
LC item number
.M24 1977
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The Prentice-Hall foundations of earth science series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Paleontology
  • Évolution
  • Paléontologie
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Paleontology
Label
The history of life, A. Lee McAlester
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 159-160
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1 The beginnings of life -- Chemical models of the origin of life -- Strategies of living systems -- Precambrian life -- The eucaryote expansion -- pt. 2 The diversification of life -- Early concepts -- Darwin and natural selection -- The rise of genetics -- Modern evolutionary theory -- Evolution and the fossil record -- pt. 3 Life in the sea -- Patterns of life in the sea -- Marine fossils and fossilization -- Marine plants -- Early Paleozoic invertebrate life -- Modernization of marine invertebrates -- Possible causes for widespread extinctions -- pt. 4 The transition to land -- Plant transitions -- Terrestrial invertebrates -- Origin of the vertebrates -- The evolutionary history of fishes -- Amphibians : transitional vertebrates -- pt. 5 Land plants -- Fossilization of land plants -- Seedless floras of the Paleozoic era -- Early seed-bearing plants -- The rise and dominance of flowering plants -- pt. 6 Reptiles and mammals -- Early reptiles -- Dinosaurs and other ruling reptiles -- Birds -- Mammal origins -- Mammal diversification -- pt. 7 Man -- Primate origins and adaptations -- Pre-Pleistocene monkeys and apes -- The Pleistocene expansion of man -- Homo -- The evolution of human culture
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2d ed.
Extent
167 pages
Isbn
9780133901467
Lccn
76024905
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)2372740
Label
The history of life, A. Lee McAlester
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 159-160
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1 The beginnings of life -- Chemical models of the origin of life -- Strategies of living systems -- Precambrian life -- The eucaryote expansion -- pt. 2 The diversification of life -- Early concepts -- Darwin and natural selection -- The rise of genetics -- Modern evolutionary theory -- Evolution and the fossil record -- pt. 3 Life in the sea -- Patterns of life in the sea -- Marine fossils and fossilization -- Marine plants -- Early Paleozoic invertebrate life -- Modernization of marine invertebrates -- Possible causes for widespread extinctions -- pt. 4 The transition to land -- Plant transitions -- Terrestrial invertebrates -- Origin of the vertebrates -- The evolutionary history of fishes -- Amphibians : transitional vertebrates -- pt. 5 Land plants -- Fossilization of land plants -- Seedless floras of the Paleozoic era -- Early seed-bearing plants -- The rise and dominance of flowering plants -- pt. 6 Reptiles and mammals -- Early reptiles -- Dinosaurs and other ruling reptiles -- Birds -- Mammal origins -- Mammal diversification -- pt. 7 Man -- Primate origins and adaptations -- Pre-Pleistocene monkeys and apes -- The Pleistocene expansion of man -- Homo -- The evolution of human culture
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2d ed.
Extent
167 pages
Isbn
9780133901467
Lccn
76024905
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)2372740

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