Evolution, Genetics, and Man

By Theodosius Dobzhansky | Go to book overview

Contents
1. Nature and Origin of Life1
2. The Gene as the Basis of Evolution23
3. Chromosomes as Gene Carriers44
4. Heredity, Environment, and Mutation72
5. Elementary Evolutionary Changes or Microevolution91
6. Natural Selection and Adaptation109
7. Individuals, Populations, and Races134
8. Species165
9. Evolution under Domestication and Evolution by Polyploidy191
10. Evolution of the Organic Form and Function222
11. Evolution of Sex253
12. Historical Record of Organic Evolution284
13. Human Evolution319
14. Chance, Guidance, and Freedom in Evolution357
Index381

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