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Imperial Ecology: Environmental Order in the British Empire, 1895-1945

By: Peder Anker

343 pages, 4 b/w photos, 4 line illus

Harvard University Press

Hardback | Jan 2002 | #123959 | ISBN: 0674005953
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About this book

Anker discusses why ecology expanded so rapidly and how a handful of influential scientists and politicians established a tripartite ecology of nature, knowledge and society.


Contents

Acknowledgments Introduction From Social Psychology to Imperial Ecology General Smuts's Politics of Holism and Patronage of Ecology The Oxford School of Imperial Ecology Holism and the Ecosystem Controversy The Politics of Holism, Ecology, and Human Rights Planning a New Human Ecology Conclusion: A World without History An Ecology of Ecologists Notes Sources Index

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