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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 63.41
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...
- 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...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 38.99
Ireland?s landscape is marked by fault lines of religious, ethnic, and political identity that have shaped its troubled history. Troubled Geographies maps this history by detailing the patterns of change in Ireland from 16th century attempts to "plant" areas of Ireland with loyal English Protestants to defend against threats posed by indigenous Catholics,... 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...
- 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...
- 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...