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Historical ecology

Historical ecology

essays on environment and social change

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Published by Kennikat Press in Port Washington, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human ecology -- History.,
  • Human beings -- Effect of environment on.,
  • Social change.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Lester J. Bilsky.
    SeriesNational university publications
    ContributionsBilsky, Lester J., 1935-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGF13 .H57
    The Physical Object
    Pagination195 p. ;
    Number of Pages195
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4415268M
    ISBN 100804692475
    LC Control Number79019136

    This book therefore will be of use not just to students and scientists in the field of ecology, but to anyone interested in African history, wildlife conservation and development.” (Dino J. Martins, Frontiers of Biogeography, Vol. 5 (1), ) “A benchmark book this is. . Historical ecology has been recognized for its ability to provide new insights that can adjust how we manage species and ecosystems (e.g., Walter and Merritts, ; McClenachan et al., McClenachan et al., ). Our study affirms this: nearly one-quarter (23%) of studies contained at least one recommendation that authors explicitly Author: Erin E. Beller, Loren McClenachan, Erika S. Zavaleta, Laurel G. Larsen.

    Climate Change Adaptation in Africa An Historical Ecology, 1st Edition ancient hydrological technology, vegetation, social memory and historical documentation, this book creates detailed reconstructions of past climate change adaptations across Sahelian Africa. This book will be of interest to students and scholars of environmental.   “Highly original. A major contribution to the human history and cultural ecology of the Galápagos Islands. The authors have woven together topics as diverse as global economics, historical archaeology, and biodiversity in their study of one of the world’s most intellectually stimulating archipelagos.”—David Steadman, Florida Museum of Natural History.

    "An important book that will serve as a milestone in Pacific archaeology as well as in other mainstream fields."—Jon Hather, University College, London "A work of sound scholarship that will long stand as an original and important work in historical ecology."—Lloyd Loope, National Biological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior. Get this from a library! Advances in historical ecology. [William L Balée;] -- "Bridging the divide between social and natural sciences, the contributors to this book use a holistic perspective to explore the relationships between humans and their environment. Exploring short-.


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About the Author William L. Balée is professor of anthropology at Tulane University. He is the author of Footprints of the Forest: Ka'apor Ethnobotany-The Historical Ecology of Plant Utilization by an Amazonian People and the editor of Advances in Historical L.

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