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Case studies in human ecology

Author: Daniel G Bates; Susan H Lees
Publisher: New York : Plenum Press, ©1996.
Series: Language of science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume was developed to meet a much noted need for accessible case study material for courses in human ecology, cultural ecology, cultural geography, and other subjects increasingly offered to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Cas, Études de
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel G Bates; Susan H Lees
ISBN: 0306452456 9780306452451 0306452464 9780306452468
OCLC Number: 35001736
Description: xi, 407 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Australian Aboriginal subsistence in the Western Desert / Scott Cane --
The ecological basis of hunter-gatherer subsistence in African rain forests : the Mbuti of eastern Zaire / Terese B. Hart and John A. Hart --
Batak foraging camps today : a window to the history of a hunting-gathering economy / James F. Eder --
Northern Islands, human error, and environmental degradation / Thomas McGovern [and others] --
Who survives the drought? : measuring winners and losers among the Ariaal Rendille pastoralists of Kenya / Elliot Fratkin and Eric Abella Roth --
Coping with drought : responses of herders and livestock in contrasting Savanna environments in southern Zimbabwe / Ian Scoones --
From Zomo to yak : change in a Sherpa village / Naomi H. Bishop --
What alpine peasants have in common : observations on a communal tenure in a Swiss village / Robert McC. Netting --
Changing household composition, labor patterns, and fertility in a Highland New Guinea population / Patricia Lyons Johnson --
Variation and change in fertility in West Central Nepal / Steven Folmar --
Land use, soil loss, and sustainable agriculture in Rwanda / Daniel C. Clay and Laurence A. Lewis --
Agricultural intensification in a Philippine frontier community : impact on labor efficiency and farm diversity / W. Thomas Conelly --
Seventeenth-century organic agriculture in China / Wen Dazhong and David Pimentel --
Kofyar cash-cropping : choice and change in indigenous agricultural development / Robert McC. Netting, M. Priscilla Stone, and Glenn Davis Stone --
Time, space, and transnational flows : critical historical conjunctures and explaining change in northern Nigerian agriculture / Louise D. Lennihan --
Ecology and Mormon settlement in northeastern Arizona / William S. Abruzzi.
Series Title: Language of science.
Responsibility: edited by Daniel G. Bates and Susan H. Lees.
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