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  • Northern Plainsmenby John W. Bennett

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    A study of a rural region and plural society, this book is a distinctive contribution to anthropology, in that it brings the conceptual framework of that discipline to bear on a contemporary agrarian society and its historical development, rather than on peasant or tribal peoples; cultural ecology, in that it shows the nature of the adaptations of... more...

  • On Genetic Interestsby Frank Salter

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    From an evolutionary perspective, individuals have a vi- tal interest in the reproduction of their genes. Yet this interest is overlooked by social and political theory at a time when we need to steer an adaptive course through the unnatural modern world of uneven population growth and decline, global mobility, and loss of family and communal ties.... more...

  • Environmental Justiceby Paul Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Environmental justice is one of the most controversial and important issues in contemporary social science. Volume 8 of the Energy and Environmental Policy series challenges our understanding of environmental justice in a global context. It includes theoretical investigations and case studies by leading authors in the field. Global forces of technology... more...

  • The Ecological Transitionby John W. Bennett

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Written during the height of the ecology movement, The Ecological Transition is a stunning interdisciplinary work. It combines anthropology, ecology, and sociology to formulate an understanding of cultural-environmental relationships. While anthropologists have been studying relationships between humans and the physical environment for a very... more...

  • Yellow Fever, Race, and Ecology in Nineteenth-Century New Orleansby Urmi Engineer Willoughby

    LSU Press 2017; US$ 45.00

    Through the innovative perspective of environment and culture, Urmi Engineer Willoughby examines yellow fever in New Orleans from 1796 to 1905. Linking local epidemics to the city’s place in the Atlantic world, Y ellow Fever, Race, and Ecology in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans analyzes how incidences of and responses to the disease grew out of an... more...

  • Eastern Alpine Guideby Mike Jones; Liz Willey

    University Press of New England 2018; US$ 34.99

    Explore the wonders of eastern North America’s alpine regions more...

  • The Man Who Lives with Wolvesby Shaun Ellis; Penny Junor

    Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 15.00

    What would compel a man to place himself in constant danger in order to become a member of a wolf pack? To eat with them, putting his head into a carcass alongside the wolves' gnashing teeth? To play, hunt, and spar with them, suffering bruises and bites? To learn their language so his howl is indistinguishable from theirs? To give up a normal life... more...

  • Hunting for Frogs on Elston, and Other Tales from Field & Streetby Jerry Sullivan; Victor M. Cassidy; Bobby Sutton

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 25.00

    A selection of savvy observations on urban ecology from one of the Midwest's foremost authorities on the subject, Hunting for Frogs on Elston collects the best of naturalist Jerry Sullivan's weekly Field & Street columns, originally published in the Chicago Reader . Engaging, opinionated, inspiring, and occasionally irreverent, Hunting for... more...

  • An African Savannaby R. J. Scholes; B. H. Walker

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 54.00

    This book develops a unified vision of the ecology of dry savannas, a little studied ecosystem. more...

  • Nature in the Kawarthasby Peterborough Field Naturalists

    Dundurn 2011; US$ 9.99

    This book is a valuable asset that presents a wealth of information on the birds, mammals, insects, flowers, reptiles, and amphibians of this special area. It describes where to visit to explore the natural wonders of this amazing area and its treasure of wild biodiversity. It is a true laymans guide to nature in the Kawarthas. more...