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Simpson, George Gaylord 1902-1984

Overview
Works: 631 works in 1,696 publications in 5 languages and 27,693 library holdings
Genres: Classification  Biography  History  Fiction  Records and correspondence  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree, Creator, Correspondent
Classifications: QH366, 575
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The meaning of evolution, a study of the history of life and of its significance for man by George Gaylord Simpson( Book )

115 editions published between 1949 and 1978 in 5 languages and held by 2,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fossils and the history of life by George Gaylord Simpson( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and Spanish and held by 1,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents and explores the solid evidence upon which much of the theory and the facts of evolution rest
The major features of evolution by George Gaylord Simpson( Book )

42 editions published between 1944 and 1969 in English and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rates of evolution; Morphological rates; Taxonomic rates of evolution; Variation; Mutation; Population and selection; Adaptation; The evolution of adaptation; Trends and orientation; Extinction, relicts, and irreversibility; Horotely, bradytely, and tachytely; Higher categories
Principles of animal taxonomy by George Gaylord Simpson( Book )

42 editions published between 1961 and 1990 in English and Japanese and held by 1,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life of the past; an introduction to paleontology by George Gaylord Simpson( Book )

33 editions published between 1953 and 1991 in English and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life; an introduction to biology by George Gaylord Simpson( Book )

51 editions published between 1957 and 1991 in English and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Penguins : past and present, here and there by George Gaylord Simpson( Book )

9 editions published between 1976 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the penguin's long history, from prehistoric ancestors to present-day varieties, and describes the appearance, behavior, habitat, and distribution of each of the eighteen living species
Tempo and mode in evolution by George Gaylord Simpson( Book )

60 editions published between 1944 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behavior and evolution by Anne Roe( Book )

41 editions published between 1958 and 1977 in English and German and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horses; the story of the horse family in the modern world and through sixty million years of history by George Gaylord Simpson( Book )

36 editions published between 1951 and 1972 in English and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This view of life; the world of an evolutionist by George Gaylord Simpson( Book )

18 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Splendid isolation : the curious history of South American mammals by George Gaylord Simpson( Book )

12 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quantitative zoology by George Gaylord Simpson( Book )

27 editions published between 1960 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic focuses on the gathering, handling, and interpretation of numerical data from zoological investigations. Contents include types and properties of numerical data, mensuration, frequency distributions and grouping, patterns of frequency distributions, measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion and variability, populations and samples, and probability. Excellent. -- Florida Scientist
Biology and man by George Gaylord Simpson( Book )

15 editions published between 1964 and 1975 in English and Spanish and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discoverers of the lost world : an account of some of those who brought back to life South American mammals long buried in the abyss of time by George Gaylord Simpson( Book )

7 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classification of mammals above the species level by Malcolm C McKenna( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

- Jean-Louis Hartenberger, Nature
The dechronization of Sam Magruder : a novel by George Gaylord Simpson( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While experimenting with time a scientist is transported 80 million years into prehistory. He is Sam Magruder, a chronologist from the 22nd Century who finds himself stark naked and the only human on earth. The novel describes his struggle to survive, feeding on lizards and scrambled turtle eggs while fighting off dinosaurs. A study of modern human existence against the background of our distant past. The book is the only novel by a renowned paleontologist (1902-84), author of Concessions to the Improbable
The book of Darwin by Charles Darwin( Book )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attending marvels : a Patagonian journal by George Gaylord Simpson( Book )

19 editions published between 1934 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the author's adventures, difficulties and discoveries on the Scarritt expedition into Patagonia
La geographie de l'evolution by George Gaylord Simpson( Book )

9 editions published in 1969 in French and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Discoverers of the lost world : an account of some of those who brought back to life South American mammals long buried in the abyss of time
Alternative Names
Gaylord Simpson, George 1902-1984

George Gaylord Simpson Amerikaans conservator (1902-1984)

George Gaylord Simpson paleontolog amerykański

George Gaylord Simpson paleontologo statunitense

George Gaylord Simpson US-amerikanischer Biologe, Zoologe, Paläontologe

Georgius Gaylord Simpson

Simpson, G. G.

Simpson, G. G. 1902-1984

Simpson, George G.

Simpson, George G. 1902-1984

Simpson, George Gaylard

Simpson, George Gaylord

Simpson, George Gaylord 1902-

Τζωρτζ Γκέιλορντ Σίμπσον

Джордж Гейлорд Симпсон

Джордж Гейлорд Сімпсон

Симпсон, Джордж Г 1902-1984

Џорџ Гејлорд Симпсон

ג'ורג' גיילורד סימפסון

جورج جايلورد سيمبسون

جورج گیلرد سیمپسون

ジョージ・ゲイロード・シンプソン

シンプソン, G. G.

喬治·蓋洛德·辛普森

Languages
English (568)

French (18)

German (11)

Spanish (9)

Japanese (1)

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Tempo and mode in evolutionQuantitative zoologyDiscoverers of the lost world : an account of some of those who brought back to life South American mammals long buried in the abyss of timeClassification of mammals above the species levelThe dechronization of Sam Magruder : a novelGeorge Gaylord Simpson : June 16, 1902-October 6, 1984