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The evolution of American ecology, 1890-2000

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Johns Hopkins University Press , Baltimore
Ecology -- United States -- History., Botany -- United States -- His

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StatementSharon E. Kingsland.
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LC ClassificationsQH540.83.U6 K56 2005
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Paginationx, 313 p. :
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Open LibraryOL3298834M
ISBN 100801881714
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The Evolution of American Ecology, explores how these changes gave impetus to the new field of ecology. Sharon E.

Kingsland argues that the creation of institutions and research laboratories, coupled with new intellectual directions in science, were crucial to the development of ecology as a discipline in the United by:   The Evolution of American Ecology, – offers an innovative study not only of the scientific landscape in turn-of-the-century America, Sharon Kingsland’s book emphasizes the ways that human ecology centered in urban settings has shaped the discipline.

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