Roots of Ecology
Book Description:

Ecology is the centerpiece of many of the most important decisions that face humanity.Roots of Ecologydocuments the deep ancestry of this now enormously important science from the early ideas of Herodotos, Plato, and Pliny, up through those of Linnaeus and Darwin, to those that inspired Ernst Haeckel's mid-nineteenth-century neologism ecology. Based on a long-running series of regularly published columns, this important work gathers a vast literature illustrating the development of ecological and environmental concepts, ideas, and creative thought that has led to our modern view of ecology.Roots of Ecologyshould be on every ecologist's shelf.

eISBN: 978-0-520-95363-5
Subjects: Ecology & Evolutionary Biology