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Elton's ecologists : a history of the Bureau of Animal Population

Author: Peter Crowcroft
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From its creation by Charles Elton in 1932 to its demise when he retired in 1967, the Bureau of Animal Population at Oxford was a mecca for ecologists from around the world. Crowcroft provides an anecdotal history of this small research institute that so strongly influenced the development of modern animal ecology"--Publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Charles S Elton; Charles S Elton; Charles S (1900- ) Elton
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Crowcroft
ISBN: 0226121461 9780226121468 0226121488 9780226121482
OCLC Number: 21762236
Description: xx, 177 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The birth of the Bureau --
The early years : 1932-1945 --
The war against waste : 1939-1945 --
In a college garden : 1947-1951 --
In a botanic garden : 1952-1967 --
In Wytham Woods --
The end of the Bureau --
The Bureau experience --
Appendix 1 : List of staff and principal visitors --
Appendix 2 : List of doctoral theses --
Appendix 3 : List of summer students --
Appendix 4 : Elton's diary of events for 1949-1952.
Responsibility: Peter Crowcroft ; foreword by Thomas Park.
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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/836708953#Organization\/oxford<\/a>> # Oxford<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Oxford<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/836708953#Organization\/university_of_oxford_bureau_of_animal_population<\/a>> # University of Oxford. Bureau of Animal Population.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"University of Oxford. Bureau of Animal Population.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/836708953#Person\/elton_charles_s_charles_sutherland_1900_1991<\/a>> # Charles Sutherland Elton<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1900<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"1991<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Elton<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Charles Sutherland<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Charles S.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Charles Sutherland Elton<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/836708953#Thing\/oxford_england<\/a>> # Oxford (England)<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Thing<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Oxford (England)<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/836708953#Topic\/ecologie_animale_angleterre_gb_oxford<\/a>> # \u00C9cologie animale--Angleterre (GB)--Oxford<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"\u00C9cologie animale--Angleterre (GB)--Oxford<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/836708953#Topic\/ecologistes_angleterre_gb_biographies<\/a>> # \u00C9cologistes--Angleterre (GB)--Biographies<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"\u00C9cologistes--Angleterre (GB)--Biographies<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/836708953#Topic\/ecology_history<\/a>> # Ecology--history<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Ecology--history<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/836708953#Topic\/geschichte<\/a>> # Geschichte<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Geschichte<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1205511<\/a>> # England--Oxford.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"England--Oxford.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1219920<\/a>> # England.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"England.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/809150<\/a>> # Animal ecology<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Animal ecology<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/901474<\/a>> # Ecologists<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Ecologists<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/108158041<\/a>> # Charles S. ( Elton<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1900<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"1991<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Elton<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Charles S. (1900- ).<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Charles Sutherland<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Charles S.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Charles S. ( Elton<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Charles Sutherland Elton<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/114930646<\/a>> # Peter Crowcroft<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Crowcroft<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Peter<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Peter Crowcroft<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/143023847<\/a>> # University of Oxford. Bureau of Animal Population<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"University of Oxford. Bureau of Animal Population<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780226121482<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:ProductModel<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"0226121488<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"9780226121482<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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