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Shaping ecology : the life of Arthur Tansley

Author: P G Ayres
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Malden, Mass : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Shaping ecology.
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Sir Arthur Tansley was the leading figure in ecology for the first half of the 20th century, founding the field, and forming its first professional societies. He was the first President of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Ayres, Peter G.
Shaping ecology.
Chichester [u.a.] : Wiley-Blackwell [u.a.], 2012
XII, 213 S.
Named Person: A G Tansley; A G Tansley
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: P G Ayres
ISBN: 9781118290927 1118290925 9781118290941 1118290941 9781280587337 1280587334
OCLC Number: 1039167929
In: Ayres, Peter G
Notes: Front Matter.
Disillusion and Disaffection.
Includes index.
Description: Online Ressource (xii, 213 Seiten) : Illustrationen
Contents: Kingley Vale: Worth Fighting For. The Origins of Ecology. George Tansley, Christian Socialism, and the Working Men's College. Highgate School, University College, London, and Trinity College, Cambridge. Teaching at University College, the Chicks, and Marriage to Edith. Seashores and Woodlands: Looking for Patterns. The Managing Director of British Ecology. The Oxford Years, 1927 b6 s1937. The Magnum Opus, Grantchester, and Retirement. The Years of Fulfilment, 1937 b6 s1953. A Detached Liberal Philosopher and Free-Thinker. Teaching at University College: The Chicks and marriage to Edith. The Oxford years, 1927-1937. The years of fulfilment, 1937-53.
Responsibility: Peter Ayres.

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