Exploring Environmental History Selected Essays

Author: T. C. Smout
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 074865397X
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This volume, newly available in paperback, brings together the best of T. C. Smout's recent articles and contributions to books and journals on the topic of environmental history and offers them as a collection of 'explorations'.

The Columbia Guide To American Environmental History

Author: Carolyn Merchant
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231505841
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How have political systems dealt with conflicts over resources and conservation? This is the only major reference work to explore all the major themes and debates of the burgeoning field of environmental history.

A Companion To American Environmental History

Author: Douglas Cazaux Sackman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444323627
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The essays in this volume are presented in five parts, covering a diverse set of topics that range from American Indian environmental relations, oceans, and food to borders, culture, and identity.

Wildlife And Landscapes In Malawi

Author: Brian Morris
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 1425171834
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ABOUT THE BOOK A pioneer ethnobiologist Brian Morris has been studying the wildlife of Malawi for over forty years, and has spent more than a decade of his life living and researching in the country.

Author: 蕭新煌
Publisher: 巨流圖書股份有限公司
ISBN: 9577325025
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Robbins,P.,2004,Political Ecology. Malden,MA:Blackwell Publishing. Rogers,
E. M.,1995,Diffusion of Innovations(4thed.). NewYork: FreePress. Smout,T. C.,
2009,Exploring Environmental History: Selected Essays. Edinburgh: Edinburgh
University Press. Walker,J. L.,1969,“The Diffusion of Innovations among the
American States.”American Political Science Review 63(3):880889. ⿟ Winner, L.
,1982,“Energy Regimes and the Ideology of Efficiency.” In Energy and Transport:
Historical ...

Global Environments Through The Quaternary

Author: David E. Anderson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198742265
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Exploring Environmental Change David E. Anderson, Andrew S. Goudie, Adrian
G. Parker. 4. Selected. reading. for. Chapter. 9. been the increasing recognition of
abrupt, thresholdstyle climate shifts, and this has focused attention on the
possibility that our alteration of the climate sys- tem might inadvertently trigger a
non-linear ... A book of essays on solar variability has been edited by E.
NesmeRibes (1994) The Solar Engine and its Influence on Terrestrial
Atmosphere and Climate.

Selected Essays On Science And Technology For Securing A Better Philippines

Author: Caesar A. Saloma
Publisher: UP Press
ISBN: 9715425925
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... and explored the Galapagos, South America, and Australia. Alfred Russel
Wallace spent fifteen years in Indonesia collecting beetles, birds, butterflies,
reptiles, etc. The two men observed the variety of living organisms in their
explorations and independently concluded that the extraordinary biodiversity
they had observed could only be explained by evolution and natural selection.
This theory of evolution is central to our scientific understanding of biology and
our history as a species.

History Of Palaeobotany

Author: A. J. Bowden
Publisher: Geological Society of London
ISBN: 9781862391741
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Selected Essays A. J. Bowden, Cynthia V. Burek, R. Wilding. Hugh Miller:
introducing ... Secondly, I explore the contribution to the popular understanding of
fossil plants by Hugh Miller in his published works; and, finally, I present an
appendix of type and figured palaeobotanical material in the Hugh Miller
collection. Hugh Miller: the ... This provided an environment that eventually
nurtured a lifelong love of natural history, undoubtedly influenced by one of his
uncles. Alexander Miller or ...