Environmental Anthropology: A Historical Reader

December 3, 2007|
Environmental Anthropology: A Historical Reader by Michael R. Dove
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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
Michael R. Dove is Margaret K. Musser Professor of Social Ecology, Professor of Anthropology, Curator of Anthropology at the Peabody Museum, and Coordinator of the joint doctoral program in anthropology and environmental studies, Yale University. He is the author of numerous books and papers on the anthropology of conservation and deve...
Title:Environmental Anthropology: A Historical Reader
Product dimensions:502 pages, 9.7 X 6.8 X 0.95 in
Shipping dimensions:502 pages, 9.7 X 6.8 X 0.95 in
Published:December 3, 2007
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781405111379

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