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Stephen Forbes and the Rise of American Ecology

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By: Robert A Croker

232 pages, 23 b/w photos, 6 b/w illus, 2 tabs

Smithsonian Institution Press

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #123301 | ISBN: 1560989726
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One of the most prominent American biological scientists of his day, Stephen Forbes (1844-1930) is now recognised as an early champion of the emerging field of ecology. Croker presents Forbes's work as a case study in the transition from nineteenth-century natural history to twentieth-century ecological science.

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