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Natural history, the deliberate observation of the environment, is arguably the oldest science. From purely practical beginnings as a way of finding food and. Natural history, the deliberate observation of the environment, is arguably the oldest science. From purely practical beginnings as a way of finding food and sh.. .
About the Book Natural history, the deliberate observation of the environment, is arguably the oldest science. About the Author John G. Reviews "An engaglng writing style. Highly recommended.
Lovejoy Choice "Anderson writes with infectious energy; he has a sharp eye for details and a gift for spinning a good story. This book is a great read and should be required in any course on natural history,?
The development of standardized protocols for data collection, coordination, and analysis is entirely feasible. Many graduate programs used to have language requirements built in to a degree. Conservation He established the principles of science knowledge by which we can search out the answers to things preserved within the Earth's geology. The failure to train a new generation of natural historians goes beyond academic interests and has practical and legal implications. Ray, J.
Barrow, Jr. We are invited into the lives of naturalists known and unknown, and we get to see the world as they saw it, showing us the path our craft has taken through the deep woods of time. Anderson explores the evolving ecology of natural history, underlining the impact of social pressures and the individual passions of those who shaped our view of the natural world.
Deep Things is a must-read for those who call themselves naturalists—and many more of us should! Anderson has delved into the depths of original historical texts and re-emerged to write an engaging story of the human quest to understand our more-than-human neighbors.
An invaluable resource for scholars, and—more important—a fun read for us all.