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- 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...
- AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 28.99
James G. Carrier and his group of international researchers tackle the complex factors affecting people's understandings of their environment?not just the natural environment, but landscapes shaped by humans, and the social and cultural contexts. The authors consider the impact of local events with detailed analyses, but also evaluate the political-economic... 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...
- O'Reilly Media 2009; US$ 23.99
"Companies with a stake in the technology industry or that have staked on the Internet (ala Google or Amazon or any of the thousands of small ecommerce companies around the world) are likely to pluck multiple nuggets of wisdom from her book." -- Heather Clancy, business journalist What technologies do we need to solve the complex environmental,... more...
- Swastik Publishers & Distributors 2010; US$ 40.00
Why do certain ideas gain currency in economics while others fall by the wayside? The author argues that the unwillingness of mainstream economists to think about what they could not formalize led them to ignore ideas that turn out, in retrospect, to have been very good ones. He examines the course of economie geography and development theory to shed... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99
“Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth?? God asks Job in the “Whirlwind Speech,? but Job cannot reply. This passage—which some environmentalists and religious scholars treat as a “green? creation myth—drives H. H. Shugart?s extraordinary investigation, in which he uses verses from God?s speech to Job to explore the planetary system,... more...
- D & M Publishers 2008; US$ 14.95
Renowned ethnobotanist Nancy Turner brings together decades of experience working with First Nations in the Pacific Northwest. In The Earth?s Blanket , she explores the wealth of ecological knowledge and the deep personal connection to the land and its history that is encoded in indigenous stories and lifeways, and asks what they can teach all... more...
- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 23.70
Hauptbeschreibung The United Nations Security Council unanimously expressed concern about the possible impacts of climate change on peace and security in its session of 20 July 2011. The open debate with a record participation of UN member states clearly underlined the need for climate protection and early action to reduce the security implications... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 169.28
Das Kompendium erschließt erstmals systematisch das breite Spektrum umweltgeschichtlicher Themen in den Beständen des Niedersächsischen Landesarchivs. Anhand von Kommentaren sowie Hinweisen auf exemplarische Akten und Karten führt es in mehr als 160 Themenfelder der Umweltgeschichte in Niedersachsen ein. Mit Schwerpunkt auf dem 18. bis 20. Jahrhundert... more...