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  • Environmental Transformationsby Mark Whitehead

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    From the depths of the oceans to the highest reaches of the atmosphere, the human impact on the environment is significant and undeniable. These forms of global and local environmental change collectively appear to signal the arrival of a new geological epoch: the Anthropocene. This is a geological era defined not by natural environmental fluctuations... more...

  • Nature and Societyby Philippe Descola; Gisli Palsson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    The contributors to this book focus on the relationship between nature and society from a variety of theoretical and ethnographic perspectives. Their work draws upon recent developments in social theory, biology, ethnobiology, epistemology, sociology of science, and a wide array of ethnographic case studies -- from Amazonia, the Solomon Islands, Malaysia,... more...

  • Environmental Change and Human Developmentby Chris Barrow

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Environmental Change and Human Development focuses on environmental change and human fortunes. While there is a large and rapidly expanding literature dealing with how people affect the environment, less attention has been given in recent years to how the environment shapes human development. In an ever more crowded world there is a need for anticipatory... more...

  • Landesque Capitalby N Thomas Håkansson; Mats Widgren

    Left Coast Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    This book is the first comprehensive, global treatment of landesque capital, a widespread concept used to understand anthropogenic landscapes that serve important economic, social, and ritual purposes. Spanning the disciplines of anthropology, human ecology, geography, archaeology, and history, chapters combine theoretical rigor with in-depth empirical... more...

  • Kontinuitäten im Naturschutzby Nils Franke; Uwe Pfenning

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 63.07

    Das Aufarbeiten von Auswirkungen des Nationalsozialismus auf die beiden deutschen Nachkriegsstaaten ist 69 Jahre nach Kriegsende noch immer ein aktuelles Thema. Dies trifft in hohem Maße auf den Naturschutz in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland zu. Er wird fast zum Exempel für ebenso interessante wie relevante Fragestellungen der sozio-historischen Analyse.... more...

  • Land Change Science, Political Ecology and Sustainabilityby Christian Brannstrom; Jacqueline M. Vadjunec

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book questions recent claims regarding convergence and divergence between land change science and political ecology, as approaches to the study of human-environment relationships and sustainability science. Case studies focusing on sustainable development are included from Africa, Central and South America, and South-East Asia. more...

  • Sharing Nature's Interestby Nicky Chambers; Craig Simmons; Mathis Wackernagel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Medieval Natural Worldby Richard Jones

    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...

  • The Environments of the Poor in Southeast Asia, East Asia and the Pacificby Aris Ananta; Armin Bauer; Myo Thant

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2013; US$ 42.77

    This book provides examples of possible triple-win solutions for simultaneously reducing poverty, raising the quality of the environment, and adapting to climate change. The book provides empirical evidence and observations from sixteen case studies in Southeast and East Asia, and from the Pacific. It argues that a spatial approach focussing on the... more...

  • Ultimate Guide to Self-Reliant Living, Theby Jay Cassell

    Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 24.95

    Being a homesteader today may seem difficult; the world is full of so many gadgets and conveniences, many of which most of us consider necessary to live a full and happy life. In this collection, edited and arranged by Jay Cassell, you?ll see that going off the grid, adapting to your surroundings, and depending on yourself and your land is really... more...