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  • Regions of Riskby Kenneth Hewitt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 86.95

    An introduction to hazards, human vulnerability and disaster, paying particular attention to the more severe or novel risks and disaster that affect the general public. The book is split into two parts, the first of which gives an overview of the field of risk and disaster in terms of three perspectives: hazards perspective; vulnerability perspective... more...

  • Human Ecodynamics in the North Atlanticby Ramona Harrison; Ruth A. Maher; Colin Amundsen; Julie M. Bond; Stephen J. Dockrill; Andrew J. Dugmore; Julie Gibson; Megan Hicks; Aaron Kendall; Thomas H. McGovern; Konrad Smiarowski; Richard Streeter

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 85.00

    In Human Ecodynamics in the North Atlantic: A Collaborative Model of Humans and Nature through Space and Time, Maher and Harrison have compiled a series of separate research projects conducted across the North Atlantic region that each contribute greatly to the area of study. more...

  • Volcanic Activity and Human Ecologyby Payson D. Sheets; Donald K. Grayson

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Volcanic Activity and Human Ecology deals with dating, chronology, stratigraphy, volcanic activity, and with the impacts of volcanism on animals, plants, human populations, and the environment. Some of the chapters explain how such findings must be weighed against other causes that influence human behavior and survival, such as factors of social customs,... more...

  • Subsistence and Survivalby Timothy P. Bayliss-Smith

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Subsistence and Survival: Rural Ecology in the Pacific covers the ecology of man's environment, man's use and perception of biological resources, and the physiology and health of the human organism itself. The geographical range of this text extends from the glaciated uplands of Papua New Guinea, through the montane forests and grasslands of the Highlands,... more...

  • Changing the Global Environmentby Daniel B. Botkin; Margriet F. Caswell; John E. Estes

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Changing the Global Environment: Perspectives on Human Involvement focuses on the extent of global environmental changes and the extent to which technology can be employed to improve the global environment. This book is divided into three sections. Section I sets forth a broad perspective on specific conceptual issues of concern such as the sustainable... more...

  • Strategies for Survivalby Michael A. Jochim

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Strategies for Survival: Cultural Behavior in an Ecological Context focuses on the ecological relationships between cultural behavior and its environmental context. The proliferation of ecological studies within anthropology suggests the increasing emphasis given to the systemic context of behavior. The aim of this book is to develop a framework... more...

  • Understanding Human Ecologyby Robert Dyball; Barry Newell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    We are facing hugely complex challenges ? from climate change to world poverty, our problems are part of an inter-related web of social and natural systems. Human ecology promises an approach to these complex challenges, a way to understand these problems holistically and to start to manage them more effectively. This book offers a coherent conceptual... more...

  • A Social Geography of England and Walesby Richard Dennis; Hugh Clout; W. B. Fisher

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    A Social Geography of England and Wales considers the theoretical concepts of the social geography of England and Wales. This book is composed of 11 chapters that discuss the theories of industrialization and urbanization. The opening chapters deal with the origins and settlement of English people, as well as the workings of feudal society with its... more...

  • The Environment in American Historyby Jeff Crane

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    From pre-European contact to the present day, people living in what is now the United States have constantly manipulated their environment. The use of natural resources ? animals, plants, minerals, water, and land ? has produced both prosperity and destruction, reshaping the land and human responses to it. The Environment in American History is... more...

  • This Land, This Southby Albert E. Cowdrey

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 27.50

    Here is the story of the long interaction between humans, land, and climate in the American South. It is a tale of exploitation and erosion, of destruction, disease, and defeat, but also of the persistent search for knowledge and wisdom. It is a story whose villains were also its victims and sometimes its heroes. Ancient forces created the southern... more...