Origins of Biogeography The role of biological classification in early plant and animal geography / by Malte Christian Ebach.

Biogeography is a multidisciplinary field with multiple origins in 19th century taxonomic practice. The Origins of Biogeography presents a revised history of early biogeography and investigates the split in taxonomic practice, between the classification of taxa and the classification of vegetation....

Full description

Saved in:
Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Ebach, Malte Christian. (Author,
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer, 2015.
Edition:1st ed. 2015.
Series:History, Philosophy and Theory of the Life Sciences, 13
Springer eBook Collection.
Online Access:Click to view e-book
Holy Cross Note:Loaded electronically.
Electronic access restricted to members of the Holy Cross Community.
Table of Contents:
  • Prologue
  • Chapter 1. A History of Biogeography for the 21st century Biogeographer
  • Chapter 2 Origins, Race & Distribution
  • Chapter 3. Humboldt, Stromeyer and Candolle
  • Chapter 4. Classification Divided
  • Chapter 5. Plant and Animal Geography in Practise: Maps, Regions and Regionalisation
  • Chapter 6. The Legacy of 19th Century Plant and Animal Geography
  • Epilogue
  • Biosketches
  • Appendix. Translation of the Introduction to “Commentatio Inauguralis Sistens Historiae Vegetablium Geographiae Specimen” by Friedrich Stromeyer (1800)(Translation by Mark Garland).  .