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The commons in history : culture, conflict, and ecology

Author: Derek Wall
Publisher: Cambridge (Mass.) ; London : The MIT Press. C 2014.
Series: History for a sustainable future.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Présentation de l'éditeur : "The history of the commons--jointly owned land or other resources such as fisheries or forests set aside for public use--provides a useful context for current debates over sustainability and how we can act as "good ancestors." In this book, Derek Wall considers the commons from antiquity to the present day, as an idea, an ecological space, an economic abstraction, and a management  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Wall
ISBN: 9780262027212 0262027216 9780262534703 0262534703
OCLC Number: 894549827
Notes: Autre tirage : 2017.
Description: 1 vol. (XV-165 p.) ; 21 cm.
Series Title: History for a sustainable future.
Responsibility: Derek Wall.

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An argument that the commons is neither tragedy nor paradise but can be a way to understand environmental sustainability.  Read more...

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