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Imperial Ecology

Environmental Order in the British Empire, 1895-1945

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$106.00 • £84.95 • €95.50

ISBN 9780674005952

Publication Date: 01/25/2002


352 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

4 halftones, 4 line illustrations


  • 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

Awards & Accolades

  • 2000 History of Science Society’s Forum for History of Human Sciences Dissertation Prize
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