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The Art of Ecology: Writings of G. Evelyn Hutchinson

The Art of Ecology: Writings of G. Evelyn Hutchinson
 

During the twentieth century, ecology evolved from a collection of natural history facts to a rigorous, analytical discipline with a rich body of theory. No single person is more responsible for this change than G Evelyn Hutchinson. This collection of selected writings presents H... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780300154498
Barcode 9780300154498
Published 15 January 2011 by Yale University Press
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) Edited by Skelly, David K.
Edited by Post, David M.
Edited by Smith, Melinda D.
Foreword by Lovejoy, Thomas E., III
By Hutchinson, G. Evelyn
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ISBN-13 9780300154498
ISBN-10 0300154496
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher Yale University Press
Imprint Yale University Press
Publication Date 15 January 2011
International Publication Date 7 January 2011
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) Edited by Skelly, David K.
Edited by Post, David M.
Edited by Smith, Melinda D.
Foreword by Lovejoy, Thomas E., III
By Hutchinson, G. Evelyn
Category History Of Science
Applied Ecology
Number of Pages 368
Dimensions Width: 178mm
Height: 254mm
Spine: 19mm
Weight 635g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Environment & Ecology: General Interest
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 577
Catalogue Code 246878

Description of this Book

During the twentieth century, ecology evolved from a collection of natural history facts to a rigorous, analytical discipline with a rich body of theory. No single person is more responsible for this change than G. Evelyn Hutchinson. This collection of selected writings showcases Hutchinson's dynamic and wide-ranging mind as well as his keen wit. Original essays by scientists and historians underscore the continuing relevance of Hutchinson's ideas.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review This anthology provides a valuable introduction to [Hutchinson''s] thoughts and achievements. . . . Yale University Press has produced a handsome book at a handsome price to commemorate a famous Yale professor. --F. N./i>--F. N. Egerton CHOICE

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Author's Bio

David K. Skelly, David M. Post, and Melinda D. Smith are ecologists on the faculty of Yale University.

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