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The background of ecology : concept and theory

Author: Robert P MacIntosh
Publisher: Cambridge [u.a.] : Cambridge Univ. Press, 1991.
Series: Cambridge studies in ecology
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This is a critical and up-to-date review of the origins, development and current problems of the science of ecology, with emphasis on the major concepts and theories shared in the ecological  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert P MacIntosh
ISBN: 0521270871 9780521270878 052124935X 9780521249355
OCLC Number: 180635893
Description: XIII, 383 S.
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Antecedents of ecology; 2. The crystallization of ecology; 3. Dynamic ecology; 4. Quantitative community ecology; 5. Population ecology; 6. Ecosystem ecology, systems ecology, and big biology; 7. Theoretical approaches to ecology; 8. Ecology and environment; References; Name index; Subject index.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in ecology
Responsibility: Robert P. McIntosh.

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