Chapter Six The Balance Between Populations

  • Charles S. EltonEmail author


In the first part of this book I have described some of the successful invaders establishing themselves in a new land or sea, as a war correspondent might write a series of dispatches recounting the quiet infiltration of commando forces, the surprise attacks, the successive waves of later reinforcements after the first spearhead fails to get a foothold, attack and counter attack, and the eventual expansion and occupation of territory from which they are unlikely to be ousted again.

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  1. 1.University of OxfordOxfordUK

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