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Title: THE TINBERGEN LEGACY
By: Marian Stamp Dawkins (Editor), T. R. Halliday (Editor), Richard Dawkins (Editor)
Format: Hardback

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ISBN 10: 0412391201
ISBN 13: 9780412391200
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Publisher: CHAPMAN AND HALL
Pub. date: 31 October, 1991
Edition: 1991 ed.
Pages: 146
Description: Tinbergen was one of the founding fathers of ethology and received the Nobel Prize for Biology and Medicine in 1973. This book looks at Tinbergen's influence on the science of animal behaviour, via his books, films and lectures.
Synopsis: RICHARD DAWKINS A conference with the title 'The Tinbergen Legacy' was held in Oxford on 20th March, 1990. Over 120 of Niko Tinbergen's friends, family, colleagues, former students and people who had never met him in person converged at Oxford for what turned out to be a memorable day. To reflect the rather special atmosphere of the conference, we decided to begin this book with Richard Dawkins' opening remarks exactly as he gave them on that day. Welcome to Oxford. For many of you it is welcome back to Oxford. Perhaps even, for some of you, it would be nice to think that it might feel like welcome home to Oxford. And it is a great pleasure to welcome so many friends from the Netherlands. Last week, when everything had been settled except final, last minute arrangements, we heard that Lies Tinbergen had died. Obviously we would not have chosen such a time to have this meeting.
Illustrations: biography
Publication: UK
Imprint: Chapman and Hall
Returns: Returnable
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