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CONTENTS
EVOLUTION Table of Contents
Preface
Aim and Scope of the Book
I	AN OVERVIEW OF EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
1	The History of Evolutionary Biology: Evolution and Genetics
2 The Origin of Molecular Biology
3 Evidence for Evolution
II	THE ORIGIN AND DIVERSIFICATION OF LIFE
4	The Origin of Life
5	The Last Universal Common Ancestor and The Tree of Life 
6 Diversification of Bacteria and Archaea I: Phylogeny and Biology
7 Diversification of Bacteria and Archaea II: Genetics and Genomics
8	The Origin and Diversification of Eukaryotes
9	Multicellularity and Development 
10	Diversification of Plants and Animals
11	Evolution of Developmental Programs
III	EVOLUTIONARY PROCESSES
12	Generation of Variation by Mutation and Recombination
13	Variation in DNA and Proteins
14	Variation in Genetically Complex Traits
15	Random Genetic Drift
16	Population Structure
17	Selection on Variation
18	The Interaction between Selection and Other Forces
19	Measuring Selection
20	Phenotypic Evolution
21	Conflict and Cooperation
22	Species and Speciation
23	Evolution of Genetic Systems
24	Evolution of Novelty
IV	HUMAN EVOLUTION
25	Human Evolutionary History
26 Current Issues in Human Evolution
Glossary
Figure Credits
Index

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Evolution (Biology) -- Textbooks.