Current Mammalogy : Volume 1

When I first proposed a series entitled Current Mammalogy to the pub­ lishers, they were reluctant to undertake such a project because they viewed the field of mammology as overly fragmented. At first I found this idea to be difficult to accept; however, upon reflection, I came near to agreeing with...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Genoways, H.H. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York, NY Springer US 1987, 1987
Edition:1st ed. 1987
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:When I first proposed a series entitled Current Mammalogy to the pub­ lishers, they were reluctant to undertake such a project because they viewed the field of mammology as overly fragmented. At first I found this idea to be difficult to accept; however, upon reflection, I came near to agreeing with it. Although many of us work on mammals, we gen­ erally feel more allegiance to our specialties, such as systematics, ge­ netics, cytogenetics, ecology, behavior, pest control, paleontology, wildlife management, primatology, and marine mammalogy, than we do to the general field of mammalogy. However, rather than becoming discour­ aged from pursuing this project, I became more certain than ever that a series such as Current Mammalogy was needed. We hope to make this series a place where specialists can present their ideas not only to other members of their specialty, but to those outside the area as well. Hopefully, this exchange of ideas will be a mutually beneficial exercise. The Editorial Board of Current Mammalogy has decided to keep the range of subjects in each volume as broad as possible rather than concentrating on one or two topics, in the hope that this will keep the series as useful as possible to the broadest range of readers
Physical Description:XX, 520 p online resource
ISBN:9781475799095