The Evolution of American Ecology, 1890-2000

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In the 1890s, several initiatives in American botany converged. The creation of new institutions, such as the New York Botanical Garden, coincided with radical reforms in taxonomic practice and the emergence of an experimental program of research on evolutionary problems. Sharon Kingsland explores how these changes gave impetus to the new field of ecology that was defined at exactly this time. She argues that the creation of institutions and research laboratories, coupled with new intellectual directions in science, were ...

The Evolution of American Ecology, 1890-2000 2008, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801890871

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The Evolution of American Ecology, 1890-2000 2005, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801881718

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