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- AltaMira Press 2008; US$ 38.99
This book asks an important question: Can we simply accelerate growth under the assumption that increased prosperity and new technologies will allow us to reverse environmental damage? Or do we need to transform our modes of living radically to maintain the health of the world around us? more...
- AltaMira Press 2002; US$ 33.99
Crumley has brought together top scholars from across anthropology in a benchmark volume that displays the range of exciting new work on the complex relationship between humans and the environment. Designed for classroom use in and beyond anthropology, this book will be important for all scholars and non-academics interested in the relation between... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 26.99
Written as a series of lectures, The Ecological Life offers a humanistic perspective on environmental philosophy that challenges some of the dogmas of deep ecology and radical environmentalism while speaking for their best desires. The book argues that being human-centered leaves us open to ecological identifications, rather than the opposite. Bendik-Keymer... more...
- Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 29.15
The Polynesian settlers of New Zealand arrived to a land prone to violent geological disruption by large earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and tsunamis. In Hostile Shores, Bruce McFadgen has written an authoritative, groundbreaking study of the effects of these catastrophic events on the New Zealand coastal landscape and its people from the time of... more...
- Hodder Education 2013; US$ 15.59
Cover every base with the complete resource for National 4 & 5 Geography!. One of a three-book series, this title offers detailed, comprehensive and rigorous coverage of the human environment elements in National 4 and 5 Geography. · Ensure understanding with end-of-chapter questions for each topic at N4 and N5 levels. · Promote Active Learning... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 75.00
In this remarkable and often dazzling book, Paul Carter explores the conditions for sociability in a globalized future. He argues that we make many assumptions about communication but overlook barriers to understanding between strangers as well as the importance of improvisation in overcoming these obstacles to meeting, offering novel ways of presenting... more...
- Auckland University Press 2008; US$ 31.99
Evidence from several disciplines, including anthropology, archaeology, demography, history, and the Maori oral tradition, are combined in this analysis of the many volcanic periods that shaped New Zealand. This authoritative, groundbreaking study examines the consequences on the coastal landscape and its people, from the first Polynesian settlers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
'This is a strategy for a kind of development that provides real improvements in the quality of human life and at the same time conserves the vitality and diversity of the Earth. The goal is development that will be sustainable. Today it may seem visionary. but it is attainable. To more and more people it also appears our only rational option.' ?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 30.99
How did medieval people make sense of their surroundings, and how did this change over the years as understanding and knowledge expanded? This new Seminar Study is designed to familiarise students of medieval history with the ways in which medieval people interpreted the world around them ? how they rationalised their observations, and why they... more...