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Landscape ethnoecology : concepts of biotic and physical space

Author: Leslie Main Johnson
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2012.
Series: Studies in environmental anthropology and ethnobiology, 9.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although anthropologists and cultural geographers have explored "place" in various senses, little cross-cultural examination of "kinds of place," or ecotopes, has been presented from an  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Main Johnson
ISBN: 9780857456311 0857456318 0857456326 9780857456328 9781845456139 1845456130
OCLC Number: 799120230
Description: XI, 319 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of Figures List of Tables Chapter 1. Introduction Leslie Main Johnson and Eugene S. Hunn PART I: THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES Chapter 2. Towards a Theory of Landscape Ethnoecological Classification Eugene S. Hunn and Brien A. Meilleur Chapter 3. Ethnophysiography of Arid Lands: Categories for Landscape Features David M. Mark, Andrew G. Turk and David Stea PART II: LANDSCAPE CLASSIFICATION - OF ECOTYPES, BIOTYPES, LANDSCAPE ELEMENTS AND FOREST TYPES Chapter 4. Landscape perception, classification and use among Sahelian Fulani in Burkina Faso (West-Africa) Julia Krohmer Chapter 5. Baniwa Habitat Classification in the White-Sand Campinarana Forests of the Northwest Amazon Marcia Barbosa Abraao, Joao Claudio Baniwa, Bruce W. Nelson, Geraldo Andrello, Douglas W. Yu and Glenn H. Shepard Jr. Chapter 6. Why aren't the Nuaulu like the Matsigenka? Knowledge and categorization of forest diversity on Seram, eastern Indonesia Roy Ellen Chapter 7. The cultural significance of the habitat manaco taco to the Maijuna of the Peruvian Amazon Michael P. Gilmore, Sebastian Rios Ochoa and Samuel Rios Flores Chapter 8. The structure and role of folk ecological knowledge in Les Allues, Savoie (France) Brien Meilleur Chapter 9. Life on the Ice: Understanding the Codes of a Changing Environment Claudio Aporta PART III: LINKAGES AND MEANINGS - OF LANDSCAPES AND CULTURAL LANDSCAPES Chapter 10. Visions of the Land - Kaska Ethnoecology, "Kinds of Place" and "Cultural Landscape" Leslie Main Johnson Chapter 11. Journeying and Remembering: Anishinaabe Landscape Ethnoecology from Northwestern Ontario Iain Davidson-Hunt and Fikret Berkes Chapter 12. What's In a Word? Southern Paiute Place Names as Keys to Environmental Perception Catherine S. Fowler Chapter 13. Managing Maya Landscapes: Quintana Roo, Mexico E. N. Anderson PART IV: CONCLUSIONS Chapter 14. Landscape Ethnoecology - Reflections Leslie Main Johnson and Eugene S. Hunn Notes on Contributors Index
Series Title: Studies in environmental anthropology and ethnobiology, 9.
Responsibility: ed. by Leslie Main Johnson ...

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