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The selborne pioneer: gilbert white as naturalist and scientist: a re-examination - The Selborne Pioneer: Gilbert White as Naturalist and.


Contents: Preface; The heroic gardener; Nature as an 'economy'; The 'outdoor' method; The disappearing 'swallows'; Behaviour; birds and other animals; Instinct and initiative; Behaviour; plants and insects; The useful naturalist; Science, meteorology and geology; The problem of adaptation; 'Living manners'; The perennial naturalist; Appendixes: Dissection of a live dog; Bird migration as a fact; Reports of 'torpid' swallows; The sin of cruelty; Design in shell-bearing animals; Bibliography; Index.

Ted Dadswell was educated at Collyer's School, Horsham and Durham University. After a period of teaching in the North East he moved to London in 1975, since when he has worked as a freelance historian and editor. He now lives in East Oxford.

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Contents: Preface; The heroic gardener; Nature as an 'economy'; The 'outdoor' method; The disappearing 'swallows'; Behaviour; birds and other animals; Instinct and initiative; Behaviour; plants and insects; The useful naturalist; Science, meteorology and geology; The problem of adaptation; 'Living manners'; The perennial naturalist; Appendixes: Dissection of a live dog; Bird migration as a fact; Reports of 'torpid' swallows; The sin of cruelty; Design in shell-bearing animals; Bibliography; Index.

Ted Dadswell was educated at Collyer's School, Horsham and Durham University. After a period of teaching in the North East he moved to London in 1975, since when he has worked as a freelance historian and editor. He now lives in East Oxford.

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Contents: Preface; The heroic gardener; Nature as an 'economy'; The 'outdoor' method; The disappearing 'swallows'; Behaviour; birds and other animals; Instinct and initiative; Behaviour; plants and insects; The useful naturalist; Science, meteorology and geology; The problem of adaptation; 'Living manners'; The perennial naturalist; Appendixes: Dissection of a live dog; Bird migration as a fact; Reports of 'torpid' swallows; The sin of cruelty; Design in shell-bearing animals; Bibliography; Index.

Ted Dadswell was educated at Collyer's School, Horsham and Durham University. After a period of teaching in the North East he moved to London in 1975, since when he has worked as a freelance historian and editor. He now lives in East Oxford.

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Clarke, Richard (2004) Pioneers of conservation; The Selborne Society and the (Royal) SPB. Working Paper. The Selborne Society and Birkbeck College CEPAR, London, UK.




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