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  • Loreby Martha Johnson

    International Development Research Centre 1992; US$ 25.00

    Can Western science gain from an understanding of traditional knowledge? How should this knowledge be gathered? How can it make a difference in managing our natural resources? Lore breaks new ground in the study of these questions. It is the result of an unusual and important workshop. Researchers from around the globe slept on beds of spruce bows,... more...

  • Northeast and Midwest United Statesby John T. Cumbler

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 85.00

    An engaging, personalized look at the interplay between people and nature in the Northeastern and Midwestern United States, from prehistory to the present. more...

  • The Spatial Factor in African Historyby Allen M. Howard; Richard M. Shain

    BRILL 2004; US$ 81.00

    In this collection authors apply spatial analysis to case studies of social, economic, and political dynamics in West, Central, and East Africa during the nineteenth and twentieth century. Also included is a lengthy essay re-interpreting tropical Africa, 1800-1930, using spatial theory. more...

  • The Nature of Designby David W. Orr

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 19.99

    Ecological design is an emerging field that aims to recalibrate what humans do in the world according to how the world works as a biophysical system. This work is about starting things: an ecological design revolution that changes how we provide food, shelter and livelihood, and deal with waste. more...

  • Canada and Arctic North Americaby Mark R. Stoll

    ABC-CLIO 2006; US$ 85.00

    This comprehensive treatment of the environmental history of northern North America offers a compelling account of the complex encounters of people, technology, culture, and ecology that shaped modern-day Canada and Alaska. Climate change, logging, drilling, prospecting, and hunting. more...

  • Southeast Asiaby Ooi Keat Gin

    ABC-CLIO 2006; US$ 85.00

    An in-depth, historical encyclopedia of Southeast Asia, with coverage from prehistoric times to the end of the 20th century for each country in the region. Colonial playground ... hotbed of communism ... exotic tourist destination ... nexus of terrorism and the drug trade. more...

  • Cultures of Contamination, Volume 14by Michael Edelstein; Maria Tysiachniouk; Lyudmila V. Smirnova

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 117.99

    This volume ponders the cultures that generated the bulk of our global contamination legacy. Insight is sought into its creation and an understanding of differences in how it is being addressed. Hopefully the illumination of the problem will contribute to a better understanding of the constraining conditions and will help guide us in meeting the twin... more...

  • The Grasslands of the United States: An Environmental Historyby James Sherow; Mark Stoll

    ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 94.00

    "Treeless, level, and semi-arid." Walter Prescott Webb's famous description of the Great Plains is really only part of their story. From their creation at the end of the Ice Age to the ongoing problems of depopulation, soil erosion, polluted streams, and depleted groundwater aquifers, human interaction with the prairies has often been controversial.... more...

  • The Archaeology of Islandsby Paul Rainbird

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 28.00

    A new perspective on the characterization of islands as distinct physical and social entities. more...

  • Catastrophes In Nature And Societyby Rem G Khlebopros; Victor A Okhonin; Abram I Fet

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 102.00 US$ 92.82

    Many people are concerned about crises leading to disasters in nature, in social and economic life. The book offers a popular account of the causative mechanisms of critical states and breakdown in a broad range of natural and cultural systems — which obey the same laws — and thus makes the reader aware of the origin of catastrophic events... more...