Silwood Circle, The: A History of Ecology and the Making of Scientific Careers in Late Twentieth-Century Britain


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This is an original and wide-ranging account of the careers of a close-knit group of highly influential ecologists working in Britain from the late 1960s onwards. The book can also be read as a history of some recent developments in ecology. One of the group, Robert May, is a past president of the Royal Society, and the author of what many see as the most important treatise in theoretical ecology of the later twentieth century. That the group flourished was due not only to May's intellectual leadership, but also to the ...

Silwood Circle, The: A History Of Ecology And The Making Of Scientific Careers In Late Twentieth-century Britain 2013, Imperial College Press, London

ISBN-13: 9781783262922