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Shaping ecology : the life of Arthur Tansley / Peter Ayres.

By: Ayres, P. G. (Peter G.).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chichester ; Malden, Mass. : Wiley-Blackwell, c2012Description: xii, 213 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780470671566 (hardcover); 0470671564 (hardcover); 9780470671542 (pbk.); 0470671548 (pbk.).Subject(s): Tansley, A. G. (Arthur George), Sir, 1871-1955 | Tansley, A. G. (Arthur George), Sir, 1871-1955 -- Political and social views | Nature Conservancy (Great Britain) -- History | Field Studies Council (Great Britain) -- History | Ecologists -- Great Britain -- Biography | Botanists -- Great Britain -- Biography | Ecology -- Great Britain -- History | Nature conservation -- Great Britain -- History | Natural areas -- Great Britain -- History | Great Britain -- Environmental conditionsDDC classification:
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 -- Disillusion and disaffection -- The Oxford years, 1927-1937 -- The magnum opus, Grantchester and retirement -- The years of fulfilment, 1937-53 -- A detached liberal philosopher and free-thinker.
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Science & Technology Studies Collection 92 TAN AYRES (Browse shelf) Available 2402583696

Includes bibliographical references (p. [198]-205) and index.

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