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Human ecology. Anthropogeography

  • The ‘State of Play’ in the Futures Fieldby Richard Slaughter

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    The notion that the State of Play in the Futures Field (SoPiFF) was a topic worth considering emerged from a conversation with Sesh Velamoor, Director of the Seattle-based Foundation for the Future (FFF), at a 2006 conference at Tamkang University in Taiwan. It posed the question “has futurism failed?” and suggested, among other things that,... more...

  • The Aesthetics of Environmentby Arnold Berleant

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 37.95

    "Not since Thoreau has an American author displayed such a profound appreciation for the aesthetics of nature; but, unlike Thoreau, Berleant has designed a program for allowing others to join in on that appreciation." --E. F. Kaelin, Professor of Philosophy, Florida State University Environmental aesthetics is an emerging discipline that... more...

  • Aid Activities Targeting the Objectives of the Rio Conventions 1998/2000, Volume 2002/1by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 50.00

    This publication provides detailed information on individual foreign aid commitments, i.e. intended disbursements, of Official Development Assistance (ODA) targeting the objectives of the Rio Conventions - the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, the UN Convention to Combat Desertification, and the UN Convention on Biological Diversity - for... more...

  • Alternatives for Valuing Natureby Michael Getzner; Clive Spash; Sigrid Stagl

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Methods for raising awareness of how human?s value the environment range from monetary valuation through to greater public participation in decisions. In this book a group of international experts explore innovative alternatives which are critically evaluated and compared. Lessons are drawn from both the successes and failures of different approaches.... more...

  • American Environmental History: An Introductionby Carolyn Merchant

    Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 27.99

    By studying the many ways diverse peoples have changed, shaped, and conserved the natural world over time, environmental historians provide insight into humanity's unique relationship with nature and, more importantly, are better able to understand the origins of our current environmental crisis. Beginning with the precolonial land-use practice of... more...

  • American Wildernessby Michael Lewis

    Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 16.99

    Ch. 1. American Wilderness--An Introduction, Michael Lewis. Ch. 2. American Wilderness and First Contact, Melanie Perreault. Ch. 3. Religion "Irradiates" the Wilderness, Mark Stoll. Ch. 4. Farm Against Forest, Steven Stoll. Ch. 5. Natural History, Romanticism, and Thoreau, Bradley P. Dean. Ch. 6. The Fate of Wilderness in American Landscape... more...

  • Apocalypse When?by Willard Wells

    Springer 2010; US$ 29.95

    This book will be a key trailblazer in a new and upcoming field. The author's predictive approach relies on simple and intuitive probability formulations that will appeal to readers with a modest knowledge of astronomy, mathematics, and statistics. Wells' carefully erected theory stands on a sure footing and thus should serve as the basis of... more...

  • Approaches to Human Geographyby Stuart C Aitken; Gill Valentine

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 81.00

    Approaches to Human Geography is the essential student primer on theory and practice in Human Geography. It is a systematic review of the key ideas and debates informing post-war geography, explaining how those ideas work in practice. Avoiding jargon - while attentive to the rigor and complexity of the ideas that underlie geographic knowledge ? the... more...

  • Archaeology and Anthropology of Landscapeby Robert Layton; Peter Ucko

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    The Archaeology and Anthropology of Landscape contributes to the development of theory in archaeology and anthropology, provides new and varied case studies of landscape and environment from five continents, and raises important policy issues concerning development and the management of heritage. more...

  • The Archaeology of Islandsby Paul Rainbird

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 26.00

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