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Imperial ecology : environmental order in the British Empire, 1895-1945

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass : Harvard University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From 1895 to the founding of the United Nations in 1945, the promising new science of ecology flourished in the British Empire. Anker asks why ecology expanded so rapidly and how a handful of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0674005953 9780674005952
OCLC Number: 762377147
Description: 352 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction From Social Psychology to Imperial Ecology General Smuts's Politics of Holism and Patronage of Ecology The Oxford School of Imperial Ecology Holism and the Ecosystem Controversy The Politics of Holism, Ecology, and Human Rights Planning a New Human Ecology Conclusion: A World without History An Ecology of Ecologists Notes Sources Index
Responsibility: Peder Anker.

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