Infection, Polymorphism and Evolution

  • W. D. Hamilton
  • J. C. Howard

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Curtis M. Lively, R. Stephen Howard
    Pages 1-11
  3. L. Gustafsson, D. Nordling, M. S. Andersson, B. C. Sheldon, A. Qvarnström
    Pages 53-61
  4. Jan Klein, Colm O’huigin
    Pages 81-88
  5. Austin L. Hughes, Marianne K. Hughes, Carina Y. Howell, Masatoshi Nei
    Pages 89-97
  6. Adrian V. S. Hill, Simon N. R. Yates, Catherine E. M. Allsopp, Sunetra Gupta, Sarah C. Gilbert, Ajit Lalvani et al.
    Pages 109-115
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 117-120

About this book


Resulting from a Royal Society discussion meeting, this volume presents a short review of the topic of parasite-host co-evolution. Current thinking on evolution in parasites, viruses and other pathogens is discussed.


behavior evolution immunity immunology parasites reproduction vertebrates

Editors and affiliations

  • W. D. Hamilton
    • 1
  • J. C. Howard
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of ZoologyUniversity of OxfordOxfordUK
  2. 2.Institute of GeneticsUniversity of CologneCologneGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1997
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-6523-8
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-0077-6
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