1. Milestones in common shrew chromosomal research Jan Zima and Jeremy B. Searle; 2. Introducing the common shrew Nikolay
A. Shchipanov, Jan Zima and Sara Churchfield; 3. Morphology and genetics of the common shrew: general features Alina Mishta
and Jeremy B. Searle; 4. Phylogeography Susan Thaw, Thomas A. White, Anna A. Bannikova and Jeremy B. Searle; 5. Chromosomal
differentiation in the common shrew and related species Nina S. Bulatova, Larisa S. Biltueva, Svetlana V. Pavlova, Natalia
S. Zhdanova and Jan Zima; 6. Phylogenetic relationships of chromosomal races Thomas A. White, Jan M. Wojcik and Jeremy B.
Searle; 7. Meiosis and fertility associated with chromosomal heterozygosity Pavel M. Borodin, Stanislaw Fedyk, Wlodzimierz
Chetnicki, Anna A. Torgasheva, Svetlana V. Pavlova and Jeremy B. Searle; 8. Chromosomal hybrid zones Stanislaw Fedyk, Svetlana
V. Pavlova, Wlodzimierz Chetnicki and Jeremy B. Searle; 9. Gene flow between chromosomal races and species Glenn Yannic, Patrick
Basset, Agnes Horn and Jacques Hausser; 10. Geometric morphometric tests for phenotypic divergence between chromosomal races
P. David Polly and Jan M. Wojcik; 11. Is it really the chromosomes? Patrick Basset, Glenn Yannic and Jacques Hausser; 12.
Further divergence: the role of ecology and behaviour Boris I. Sheftel, Natalia V. Moraleva and Jacques Hausser; 13. Climate,
diversification and refugia in the common shrew: evidence from the fossil record P. David Polly; 14. Shrews, chromosomes and
speciation Jeremy B. Searle, Jan Zima and P. David Polly.