Biology 470: Bonus Readings March 2012 By turning in a book review, up to 25 bonus points

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Biology 470: Bonus Readings March 2012
By turning in a book review, up to 25 bonus points will be added into the final point total. Other books may be acceptable with instructor approval. The number of points awarded will depend on the quality of the submission and the length and difficulty of the book. The review is due April 30, 2012. The three-page summary should be single spaced using #12 font and 1” margins. Submit electronically to and provide a printed copy. The top of the first page of the summary must follow this format:

Evolution Bonus Book Review:

Bowler, Peter J. 1989. Evolution, The History of an Idea.

George Hincapie

April 30, 2012
Alvarez, W. 1997. T. rex and the Crater of Doom

Anderson, JS and H Sues (eds). 2007. Major Transitions in Vertebrate Evolution.

Barlow, George W. 2000. The Cichlid Fishes.

Barlow, Connnie. 2001. Ghosts of Evolution.

Bavington, D. & G. Wynn 2010. Managed Annihilation: an Unnatural

History of the Cod Collapse.

Beccaloni, Jan. 2009. Arachnids

Benton, M. J. 2008. When Life Nearly Died: The Greatest Mass Extinction of all Time

Brown, Lester. 2010. Plan B 4.0

Bonner, John T. 2006. Why Size Matters.

Bowler, Peter J. 1989. Evolution, The History of an Idea.

Bowler, Peter J. and I.R. Morus 2005. Making Modern Science.

Bowler, P. J. 2009. Monkey Trials and Gorilla Sermons: Evolution and Christianity from Darwin to I.D.

Bowler, P. J. 2009. Science for All, the Popularization of Science in Early 20th Century.

Bryson, Bill. 2003. A Short History of Nearly Everything.

Burnett, D. Graham. 2007. Trying Leviathan; The Nineteenth Century New York Court, Case that put the Whale on Trial and Challenged the Order of Nature.

Carroll. Sean B. 2005. Endless Forms Most Beautiful. The New Science of Evo Devo.

Carroll. S.B. 2006. The Making of the Fittest, DNA & the Ultimate Forensic Record of Evolution.

Carroll, S.B. 2009. Remarkable Creatures, Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origin of Species.

Carroll S.B. 2009. Into the Jungle, great adventures in the search for evolution.

Chiappe, Luis M. 2007. Glorified Dinosaurs, the Origin and Early Evolution of Birds.

Clack, J. 2002. Gaining Ground, the Origin and early Evolution of Tetrapods.

Crosby, A.W. 1972. The Columbian Exchange: Biological and Cultural Consequences of 1492.

Crosby, A.W. 1986 Ecological Imperialism: the Biological Expansion of Europe 900-1900.

Dawkins, Richard.1976. The Selfish Gene.

Dawkins, Richard. 2004. The Ancestor’s Tale.

Dawkins, Richard. 2006. The God Delusion.

Dawkins, Richard. 2008. The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing

Dawkins, Richard. 2009. The Greatest Show on Earth; The Evidence for Evolution

Diamond, J.M. 1987. Guns, Germs and Steel: The fates of Human Societies

Diamond, J. 2005. Collapse.

Dusenbery, D. B. 2009. Living at Mico Scale: the Unexpected Physics of Being Small.

Eisner, T. 2003. For Love of Insects.

Eilperin, Juliet. 2011. Demon Fish, Travels through the hidden world of sharks.

Eldridge, Niles. 2000. The Triumph of Evolution, the Failure of Creationism.

Ellis, Richard. 2008. Tuna, a Love Story

Erwin, D. H. 2006. Extinction: How Life on Earth Nearly Ended 250 Million Years Ago

Fagan, Brian. 2006. Fish on Friday, Feasting, Fasting and the discovery of the New World

Fagan, B. 2008. The Great Warming, climate Change and the Rise and Fall of Civilizations.

Flannery, T. 2001. The Eternal Frontier. Ecological History of North America and its Peoples.

Fara, Patricia 2009. Science, a Four Thousand Year History

Flannery, Tim. 1994 The Future Eaters

Flannery, T. 2006. The Weathermakers

Fleming, T. H. 2004? A Bat Man in the tropics: Chasing el Duende.

Franklin, H. B. 2007. The Most Important Fish in the Sea

Forbes, Peter 2009. Dazzled and Deceived: Mimicry and Camouflage

Futuyma, Douglas J. 1995. Science on Trial.

Gilbert, S.F. & D. Epel. 2009. Ecological Developmental Biology: Integrating

Epigenetics, Medicine and Evolution.

Gluckman, P. et al. 2009. Principles of Evolutionary Medicine.

Gordon, J. E. 1981. Structures or Why Things Don’t Fall Down.

Gould S.J., 1989. Wonderful Life, The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History.

Greenberg, Paul. 2010. Four Fish: the Future of the Last Wild Food.

Hall, B.K. 1994. Homology: the Hierarchical basis of Comparative Biology

Hall, B.K. (ed). 2007. Fins into Limbs: Evolution, Development, and Transformation

Halverson, Anders 2010. An in Entirely Synthetic fish, How Rainbow trout Beguiled America and Overran the World.

Harman, Oren and Michael R. Dietrich. 2008. Rebels, Mavericks, and Heretics in Biology.

Harris, Sam. 2004. The End of Faith

Heinrich, Bernd. 2003. Winter World, The Ingenuity of Animal Survival.

Helvarg, David. 2010. Saved by the Sea: a Love Story with Fish.

Holldobler, B. and E.O. Wilson. 2009. The Super Organism: the Beauty Elegance and Strangeness of Insect Societies.

Jablonski, Nina G. 2006. Skin, a Natural History.

Jones, Steve. 2000. Darwin’s Ghost.

Judson, Olivia, 2002. Dr. Tatiana’s Sex Advice to all Creation.

Knecht, G. Bruce. 2006. Hooked, Pirates Poaching and the Perfect Fish

Laubichler, M.D. and J. Maienschein, Eds. 2007. From Embryo to Evo-Devo, a History of Development and Evolution

Lane, Nick. 2009. Life Ascending: The Ten Great Inventions of Evolution

Leakey, Richard and Virginia Morell. 2001. Wildlife Wars.

Levine, G. 2006. Darwin Loves You: Natural Selection and Re-enchantment of World.

Losos, J. 2009. Lizards in an Evolutionary Tree: Ecology, Adaptive Radiation of Anoles

Losos, J.B. ed. 2011. In the Light of Evolution.

Love, M.S. 2011. Certainly more than you want to now about the Fishes of the Pacific Coast, a Postmodern Experience.

Lund, J.R et al. 2010. Comparing Futures for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

Mann, Charles C. 2006. 1491, New Revelations of the Americas before Columbus

Mann, C.C. 2011. 1493, Uncovering he New World Columbus Created.

Martin, Paul. S. 2005. Twilight of the Mammoths.

Mc Carthy, Dennis 2009. Here Be Dragons: How the Study of Animal and Plant

Distributions Revolutionized our Views of Life on Earth.

McNeill, J.R. 2010. Mosquito Empires: Ecology and War in the Greater Caribbean, 1620-1914

Milam, Erika L. 2010. Looking for a few Good Males: Female Choice in Evolutionary


Miller.K.2000. Finding Darwin’s God, a Scientists Search for Common Ground between God and Evolution.

Miller, K. R. 2008. Only a Theory, Evolution and the Battle for America’s Soul

Moffett, Mark W. 2010. Adventures among Ants; a global safari with a cast of trillions.

Moore, John A. 2002. From Genesis to Genetics, the Case of Evolution and Creationism.

Montgomery, David R. 2003. King of Fish, the Thousand-Year Run of Salmon.

Montgomery, David R. 2007. Dirt, the Erosion of Civilizations.

Morris, S.C. 1998. The Crucible of Creation: the Burgess Shale and the Rise of Animals.

Numbers, Ronald L. 2009. Galileo Goes to Jail and other Myths about Science and Religion

Oreskes, Naomi & E. M. Conway. 2010. Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming,

Pauly, Daniel. 2010. Five Easy Pieces: The Impact of Fisheries on Marine Ecosystems

Pianka, Eric R. and Laurie Vitt. 2003. Lizards. Windows to the Evolution of Diversity.

Pigliucci, M. 2002. Denying Evolution, Creationism, Science and the Nature of Science.

Roberts, Paul. 2004. The End of Oil.

Roberts, C. 2007. The Unnatural History of the Sea

Rose, MR and GV Lauder 1996. Adaptation

Rothenberg, David. 2011. Survival of the Beautiful: Art, Science, and Evolution.

Roughgarden, J. 2004. Evolution’s Rainbow.

Shubin, Neil. 2008. Your Inner Fish.

Sachs, Jessica Snyder. 2007. Good Germs, Bad Germs

Sapp, Jan 2009. The New Foundations of Evolution: On the Tree of Life

Schon, Isa et al. 2009. Lost Sex: the Evolutionary Biology of Parthenogenesis

Shubin, Neil. 2008. Your Inner Fish

Steadman, David W. 2006. Extinction and Biogeography of Tropical Pacific Birds

Stolzenburg, William. 2008. Where the Wild Things Were, Life, Death and Ecological Wreckage in a

Land of Vanishing Predators.

Storer, Tracy I. and Lloyd P. Tevis. 1955. California Grizzly

Turvey, S.T. 2009. Holocene Extinctions

Weiner, Jonathan. 1994. The Beak of the Finch.

Valentine, James W. 2004. On the Origin of Phyla.

Vogel, S. 1998. Cat’s Paws & Catapults: Mechanical Worlds of Nature and People

Wells, Spencer 2010. Pandora's Seed, The Unforeseen Cost of Civilization

Weber, Michael. L. 2002. From Abundance to Scarcity

Zimmer, Carl. 1998. At the Water’s Edge, Fish with Fingers Whales with Legs

Zimmer, C. 2008. Microcosm, E. coli and the New Science of Life

Zimmer, C. 2009. The Tangled Bank
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