The Paleobiological Revolution: Essays on the Growth of Modern Paleontology

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The Paleobiological Revolution chronicles the incredible ascendance of the once-maligned science of paleontology to the vanguard of a field. With the establishment of the modern synthesis in the 1940s and the pioneering work of George Gaylord Simpson, Ernst Mayr, and Theodosius Dobzhansky, as well as the subsequent efforts of Stephen Jay Gould, David Raup, and James Valentine, paleontology became embedded in biology and emerged as paleobiology, a first-rate discipline central to evolutionary studies. Pairing contributions ...

The Paleobiological Revolution: Essays on the Growth of Modern Paleontology 2015, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226275710

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The Paleobiological Revolution: Essays on the Growth of Modern Paleontology 2009, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226748610

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