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- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 38.95
"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 UniversityEnvironmental aesthetics is an emerging discipline that explores... more...
- Springer New York 2009; US$ 180.45
Landscape studies provide a crucial perspective into the interaction between humans and their environment. This volume?s integrative approach brings all relevant disciplines into the discussion, enhanced by photographs that put the discussion in context. more...
- 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...
- Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 34.99
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...
- Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 17.99
This collected volume of original essays proposes to address the state of scholarship on the political, cultural, and intellectual history of Americans responses to wilderness from first contact to the present. While not bringing a synthetic narrative to wilderness, the volume will gather competing interpretations of wilderness in historical context. more...
- Springer New York 2010; US$ 28.59
Any formula for predicting human survival will invite controversy. This book provides a unique analysis of the chances of human survivability in the short and long term. It develops a formula for survival based on four separate measures. more...
- 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...
- University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 75.00
Monique Allewaert contends that on eighteenth-century American plantations, labor practices and ecological particularities threatened the literal and conceptual boundaries that separated persons from the natural world. Integrating political philosophy and ecocriticism with literary analysis, Ariel?s Ecology explores the forms of personhood that... more...