Environmental Anthropology

Environmental Anthropology

A Historical Reader

Book - 2008
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Environmental Anthropology: A Reader is a collection of historically significant readings, dating from early in the twentieth century up to the present, on the cross-cultural study of relations between people and their environment. Provides the historical perspective that is typically missing from recent work in environmental anthropology Includes an extensive intellectual history and commentary by the volume's editors Offers a unique perspective on current interest in cross-cultural environmental relations Divided into five thematic sections: (1) the nature/culture divide; (2) relationship between environment and social organization; (3) methodological debates and innovations; (4) politics and practice; and (5) epistemological issues of environmental anthropology Organized into a series of paired papers, which 'speak' to each other, designed to encourage readers to make connections that they might not customarily make
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Publishing, 2008
ISBN: 9781405111379
Branch Call Number: 304.2 E61a
304.2 E61a
Characteristics: xxi, 480 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Carpenter, Carol
Dove, Michael 1949-


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