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Reticulate Evolution: Symbiogenesis, Lateral Gene Transfer, Hybridization a…


Written for non-experts, this volume introduces the mechanisms that underlie reticulate evolution. Chapters are either accompanied with glossaries that explain new terminology or timelines that position pioneering scholars and their major discoveries in their historical contexts. The contributing authors outline the history and original context of discovery of symbiosis, symbiogenesis, lateral gene transfer, hybridization or divergence with gene flow and infectious heredity. By applying key…


Reticulate Evolution

Pub Date : 2015-07-09 | Author : Nathalie Gontier | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9783319163451
ISBN 13 : 3319163450

Written for non-experts, this volume introduces the mechanisms that underlie reticulate evolution. Chapters are either accompanied with glossaries that explain new terminology or t..


Macroevolution

Pub Date : 2015-02-13 | Author : Emanuele Serrelli | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9783319150451
ISBN 13 : 3319150456

This book is divided in two parts, the first of which shows how, beyond paleontology and systematics, macroevolutionary theories apply key insights from ecology and biogeography, d..


Cultural Phylogenetics

Pub Date : 2016-02-10 | Author : Larissa Mendoza Straffon | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9783319259284
ISBN 13 : 3319259288

This book explores the potential and challenges of implementing evolutionary phylogenetic methods in archaeological research, by discussing key concepts and presenting concrete app..



The Liberal Virus

Pub Date : 2004-05-01 | Author : Samir Amin | Publisher : NYU Press

ISBN 10 : 9781583671078
ISBN 13 : 1583671072

A critique of America's project to dominate the world through military force...


The Gene Hunters

Pub Date : 2014-07-14 | Author : Calestous Juma | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400860258
ISBN 13 : 1400860253

The world is on the verge of receiving new life forms that will profoundly and irrevocably change the global economy: the "gene hunters" who first cloned the gene in 1973 are now n..


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