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Klein, Jan, 1936-
Where do we come from? : the molecular evidence for human descent / Jan Klein, Naoyuki Takahata
Alternate Title Molecular evidence for human descent
Berlin ; New York : Springer, c2002
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  GN281.4 .K54 2002    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Human beings -- Origin
Molecular evolution
Physical Description xii, 462 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 429-440) and index
Contents A Tahitian Prelude -- Art, Myth, and Science -- Bridging the Generation Gap -- The Physical Basis of Ancestor-Descendant Relationship -- Crane's Foot -- Biological Meaning of Descent -- Klados and Phyle -- The Molecular Nature of Evolution -- The Painted Tree -- Methods of Phylogenetic Reconstruction -- The Tree of Life -- From the Root to the Crown -- The Rise of the Metazoan Tribes -- The New Phylogeny of the Animal Kingdom -- Our Place in Nature -- The Closest Living Relative -- Of Time and the Tree -- The Time Scale of Evolution -- The Narrow Road to the Deep North -- Hominids and the Origin of Homo sapiens -- Through the Neck of a Bottle -- The Genesis and the Genetic Nature of Homo sapiens -- Who Are We? Where are We Going? -- The Present Condition and the Future of Our Species
NOTE Gift from an anonymous donor, 2012
Alternate Author Takahata, Naoyuki

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