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Economies and the Transformation of Landscape (Dociety for Economic Anthropology (Sea) Monographs) Lisa Cliggett

Economies and the Transformation of Landscape (Dociety for Economic Anthropology (Sea) Monographs)

Lisa Cliggett

Published December 24th 2007
ISBN : 9780759111165
Hardcover
340 pages
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The theme of this volume is change, specifically the dynamic relationship between physical landscapes and economic practices. The contributors to Economies and the Transformation of Landscape consider the relationship between the environment andMoreThe theme of this volume is change, specifically the dynamic relationship between physical landscapes and economic practices. The contributors to Economies and the Transformation of Landscape consider the relationship between the environment and human activity from different perspectives and with regard to varied timescales to arrive at various understandings of economical-ecological transformations and what they can reveal about human culture. While each chapter stands on its own, offering detailed insights into particular cases, the volume as a whole challenges us to think broadly, and reflexively, about how human action affects the environment and changes to the environment affect human action.