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The Tinbergen Legacy

Edited By: MS Dawkins, TR Halliday and R Dawkins

160 pages, 28 illus

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1991 | #14243 | ISBN: 0412391201
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About this book

Assessment of the impact of the famous ethologist's work.

Richard Dawkins' introduction is engaging, warm, and personal. It sets the tone for the other chapters. Each one of these chapters is a special view, fittingly representing the unique contributions of each of the authors. This book made me sorry that I never knew Niko Tinbergen - American Zoological


Contents

Early ethology - growing from Dutch roots, G.P.Baerends; studying behavioural adaptations, N.B.Davies; from animals to humans, R.A.Hinde; war and peace revisited - the causal structure of aggression, F.Huntingford; animal communication - ideas derived from Tinbergen's activities, J.R.Krebs; the nature of culture, J.D.Delius; Nikko Tinbergen, comparative studies and evolution, M.H.Robinson; the Tinbergen legacy in photography and film, L.Schaffer. Afterword, A.Manning.

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