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Author Ayres, P. G. (Peter G.)
Title Shaping ecology : the life of Arthur Tansley / Peter Ayres.
Imprint Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Malden, Mass. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.

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Subject Tansley, A. G. (Arthur George), Sir, 1871-1955.
Tansley, A. G. (Arthur George), Sir, 1871-1955 -- Political and social views.
Nature Conservancy (Great Britain) -- History.
Field Studies Council (Great Britain) -- History.
Ecologists -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Botanists -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Ecology -- Great Britain -- History.
Nature conservation -- Great Britain -- History.
Natural areas -- Great Britain -- History.
Great Britain -- Environmental conditions.
Alt Name Ohio Library and Information Network.
Wiley Online Library (Online service)
Description 1 online resource
Access Available to OhioLINK libraries.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley InterScience, 2012. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on July 30, 2012). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
Contents Front Matter -- Kingley Vale: Worth Fighting For -- The Origins of Ecology -- George Tansley, Christian Socialism, and the Working Men's College -- Highgate School, University College, London, and Trinity College, Cambridge -- Teaching at University College, the Chicks, and Marriage to Edith -- Seashores and Woodlands: Looking for Patterns -- The Managing Director of British Ecology -- Disillusion and Disaffection -- The Oxford Years, 1927₆1937 -- The Magnum Opus, Grantchester, and Retirement -- The Years of Fulfilment, 1937₆1953 -- A Detached Liberal Philosopher and Free-Thinker -- References -- Index.
Kingley Vale: Worth fighting for -- The origins of ecology -- George Tansley, Christian Socialism and the Working Men's College -- Highgate School, University College, London, and Trinity College, Cambridge -- Teaching at University College: The Chicks and marriage to Edith -- Seashores and woodlands: Looking for patterns -- The Managing Director of British Ecology -- Disillusion and disaffection -- The Oxford years, 1927-1937 -- The magnum opus, Grantchester and retirement -- The years of fulfilment, 1937-53 -- A detached liberal philosopher and free-thinker.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [198]-205) and index.
ISBN 9781118290927 (electronic bk.)
1118290925 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 804860745
Additional Format Print version: Ayres, P. G. (Peter G.). Shaping ecology. Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Malden, Mass. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012 9780470671566 (DLC) 2011040963 (OCoLC)756166975