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Table of Contents
IntroductionPart I. Presenting Agrodiversity 1. Presenting Diversity by Example: Mintima and Bayninan2. Diversity, Stress, and OpportunityPart II. Diversity Within Rotational Land Systems 3. Defining, Describing, and Writing About AgrodiversityPart III. Paths of Transformation 4. Learning About the History of AgrodiversityPart IV. The Future of Agrodiversity 5. Understanding Soils and Soil--Plant Dynamics6. Analyzing Shifting Cultivation7. Alternative Ways to Farm Parsimonious Soils8. Managing Plants in the Fallow and the Forest9. Coping with Problems: Degraded Land, Slope Dynamics, and Flood10. Who Has Driven Agricultural Change?11. Farmer-Driven Transformation in Modern Times12. The Green Revolution13. Recent Trends in Agriculture14. Science, Farmers, and PoliticsEpilogue: Looking at the FutureReferences
[T]his is an interesting book and would be a worthwhile addition to any personal or academic library just for a range of case studies alone.... There is a fascinating range of examples of variations on the themes of human adaptability and landscape change.