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Topics in Biodiversity and Conservation

Naturalists, Explorers and Field Scientists in South-East Asia and Australasia

Editors: Das, Indraneil, Tuen, Andrew Alek (Eds.)

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  • Provides a fresh insights into the life and works of Alfred Russel Wallace
  • A unique tribute to Alfred Russel Wallace on the occasion of his 100th death anniversary
  • Includes contemporary studies on biological topics including ecology, evolution and biodiversity conservation
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​"Alfred Russel Wallace- His Predecessors and Successors. Naturalists, Explorers and Field Scientists in South-east Asia and Australasia. An International Conference" will be the premier forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of studies on Alfred Russel Wallace and other natural historians, past and present, as well as contemporary research on South-east Asian and Australasian biological diversity. The conference will bring together leading researchers including biologists, ecologists, zoologists, botanists, geologists, anthropologists, social scientists and others from around the world. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to: history of biology, biodiversity, anthropology, geology, conservation, ecosystem management, environmental impact assessments, environmental law, environmental policies, landscape management and habitat restoration and management.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

Table of contents (16 chapters)
  • Wallace and Incipient Structures: A World of ‘More Recondite’ Influences

    Pages 3-14

    Smith, Charles H.

  • Alfred Russel Wallace and His Collections in the Malay Archipelago, with a Proposal for International Cooperation to Produce a Digital Catalogue

    Pages 15-50

    Mann, Darren J.

  • Alfred Russel Wallace, Nature’s Prophet: From Natural Selection to Natural Theology

    Pages 51-70

    Flannery, Michael A.

  • An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles. The Hero’s Journey of Alfred Russel Wallace

    Pages 71-78

    Sochaczewski, Paul Spencer

  • Final Years and Death of Alfred Russel Wallace. 100 Years Later

    Pages 79-88

    Wilson, John G.

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eBook $129.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-26161-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $169.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-26159-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $169.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-79901-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Naturalists, Explorers and Field Scientists in South-East Asia and Australasia
Editors
  • Indraneil Das
  • Andrew Alek Tuen
Series Title
Topics in Biodiversity and Conservation
Series Volume
15
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-26161-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-26161-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-26159-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-79901-8
Series ISSN
1875-1288
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 283
Number of Illustrations
41 b/w illustrations
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