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Island Life - a book by Wallace, Alfred Russel

Island Life

Or, the Phenomena and Causes of Insular Faunas and Floras, Including a Revision and Attempted Solution of the Problem of Geological Climates

Island Life( )
Author: Wallace, Alfred Russel
Introduction by: Heaney, Lawrence R.
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $32.00
Book Description:

Alfred Russel Wallace is best known as the codiscoverer, with Charles Darwin, of natural selection, but he was also history's foremost tropical naturalist and the father of biogeography, the modern study of the geographical basis of biological diversity. Island Life has long been considered one of his most important works. In it he extends studies on the influence of the glacial epochs on organismal distribution patterns and the characteristics of island biogeography, a...
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Detailed Subjects: Science / Earth Sciences / Geography
Science / Life Sciences / Ecology
Science / Earth Sciences / Sedimentology & Stratigraphy
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.5 Inches
Book Weight:2.055 Pounds

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