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Cultural Ecology

Cultural Ecology - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0881332049

Cover of Cultural Ecology 2ND 86 (ISBN 978-0881332049)
ISBN13: 978-0881332049
ISBN10: 0881332046

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 86
Copyright: 1986
Publisher: Waveland Press, Inc.
Published: 1986
International: No

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Cultural Ecology - 2ND 86 edition

ISBN13: 978-0881332049

Robert M. Netting

ISBN13: 978-0881332049
ISBN10: 0881332046

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 86
Copyright: 1986
Publisher: Waveland Press, Inc.
Published: 1986
International: No
Summary

This short, versatile book clearly and concisely illustrates the central concepts and general principles of cultural ecology. It introduces students to the topic of ecological anthropology by presenting illustrative ethnographic cases of hunter-gatherer, pastoralist, and agricultural societies. This treatment includes information on human-environment intervention, especially in the sections of East African pastoralism and peasant cultivation in Switzerland.

Table of Contents

1. Ecological Perspectives
2. Hunter-Gatherers
3. Northwest Coast Fishermen
4. East African Pastoralists
5. Cultivators
6. Testing Ecological Explanations

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