G. Evelyn Hutchinson and the Invention of Modern Ecology PDF ePub eBook

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G. Evelyn Hutchinson and the Invention of Modern Ecology free pdf Stephen J. Gould declared Evelyn Hutchinson the most important ecologist of the twentieth century. E.O. Wilson pronounced him 'one of the few scientists who could unabashedly be called a genius'. In this fascinating book, Nancy Slack presents for the first time the full life story of this brilliant scientist who was also a master teacher, a polymath, and a delightful friend and correspondent. Based on full access to Hutchinson's archives and extensive interviews with him and many who knew him, the author evaluates his important contributions to modern ecology and his profound influence as a mentor. Filled with information available nowhere else, the book draws a vibrant portrait of an original scientific thinker who was also a man of remarkable personal appeal.

About Nancy G. Slack

Nancy G. Slack is professor of biology, emerita, The Sage Colleges. She lives in Scotia, NY.

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Author : Nancy G. Slack
Publisher : Yale University Press
Data Published : 28 February 2011
ISBN : 0300161387
EAN : 9780300161380
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 480 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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