2 edition of Historical ecology. found in the catalog.
Maxwell Dorien Hooper
Written in English
Historical Ecology and Archaeology in the Galápagos Islands: This book shows that the island chain has been a part of global networks since its discovery in and traces the changes caused by human colonization. Central to this history is the sugar plantation Hacienda El Progreso on San Cristóbal Island. Here, zooarchaeological and. Historical Ecology of Social Complexity, 1st Edition By Denise P Schaan The legendary El Dorado—the city of gold—remains a mere legend, but astonishing new discoveries are revealing a major civilization in ancient Amazonia that was more complex than anyone previously dreamed.
The Oxford Handbook of Historical Ecology and Applied Archaeology presents theoretical discussions, methodological outlines, and case-studies describing the field of overlap between historical ecology and the emerging sub-discipline of applied archaeology to highlight how modern environments and landscapes have been shaped by humans. Environmental change is one of the most pressing problems facing the world community. In this volume, the authors take a critical step toward establishing a new environmental science by deconstructing the traditional culture/nature dichotomy and placing human/environmental interaction at the center of any new attempts to deal with global environmental change.3/5(1).
Historical ecology developed as an organized research approach in the middle of the twentieth century (Szabó ), arising from a convergence of ecological anthropologists who found that systems thinking provided insight into the long-term coupling of human societies and their impacts on the environment (Balée ) and ecologists who were starting to formally analyze the effects of prior Cited by: Other articles where Historical ecology is discussed: anthropology: Environmental and ecological studies in anthropology: anthropologists, working under the label historical ecology, reject not only the equilibrium approach but also the notion of static nonhuman environments, stressing that all environments inhabited by human societies in the p years are “anthropogenic” (that.
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Historical Ecology book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Environmental change is one of the most pressing problems facing the wo /5.
The Historical Ecology Handbook is a unique and groundbreaking guide to determining historic reference conditions of a landscape. It offers an invaluable compendium of tools and techniques, and will be essential reading for anyone working in the field of ecological : $ Topics include the theorization of ecology, evolutionary theory, evaluating the nature/culture binary in practice, global climate and regional diversity, historical transformations in the landscapes of eastern Africa, extinction in Greenland, ecology in ancient Egypt, ecological aspects of encounters between agropastoral and agricultural 5/5(1).
Ecology is a new science and considered as an important branch of biological science, having only become prominent during the second half of a century. Ecological thought is derivative of established currents in philosophy, particularly from ethics and politics.
Its. Advances in Historical Ecology is an important and impressive collection of papers that seeks to widen the debate on the meaning of human-environment relationships, primarily by attempting to provide a common framework that integrates the social and.
The Historical Ecology Handbook makes essential connections between past and future ecosystems, bringing together leading experts to offer a much-needed introduction to the field of historical ecology and its practical application by on-the-ground restorationists/5.
Historical ecology is a research framework which draws upon diverse evidence to trace complex, long-term relationships between humanity and Earth.
With roots in anthropology, archaeology, ecology and paleoecology, Historical ecology. book, and landscape and heritage management, historical ecology applies a practical and holistic perspective to the study of. About the Book. This pioneering volume provides a blueprint for managing the challenges of ocean conservation using marine historical ecology—an interdisciplinary area of study that is helping society to gain a more in-depth understanding of past human-environmental interactions in coastal and marine ecosystems and of the ecological and social outcomes associated with these interactions.
The practice of historical ecology, the twinned necessity and difficulty of which the Annales historian Marc Bloch () underscores, requires much of the would-be practitioner. Just to begin, it is necessary to eschew the dualistic history of Western scholarly thought, suspend disciplinary biases.
The Napa Valley Historical Ecology Atlas explores these questions by taking readers on a dazzling visual tour of Napa Valley from the early s onward—a forgotten land of brilliant wildflower fields, lush wetlands, and grand oak savannas.
Robin Grossinger weaves together rarely-seen historical maps, travelers’s accounts, photographs, and. Time and Complexity in Historical Ecology explores thousands of years of ecological history while also addressing important contemporary issues, such as biodiversity and genetic variation and change.
Engagingly written and expertly researched, this book introduces and exemplifies a unique method for better understanding the link between humans. Preface 1. An historical ecological framework: Introduction 2.
Rock art pastoralists: Historical ecology of adaptations 3. Pastoralism, space, time and knowledge: The social and ecological perspectives 4. Coastal commerce-interior caravan trade: Pastoralists participation ca. AD 5. Origin of the ancient well technology: Historical. As Bruce Winterhalder noted in his contribution to Historical Ecology, ‘ historical.
ecology might mean several things: a commitment to cert ain theoretical principles, () popular book. Dunwiddie, Robin Grossinger, Michael L. Morrison, Michael J. O'Brien, Thomas W. Swetnam, Stanley W. Trimble, Gordon G. Whitney, and many others."The Historical Ecology Handbook" is a unique and groundbreaking guide to determining historic reference conditions of a landscape.4/5(1).
The book ends with four in-depth case studies that demonstrate how various combinations of techniques have been used in restoration projects. The Historical Ecology Handbook is a unique and groundbreaking guide to determining historic reference conditions of a landscape.
It offers an invaluable compendium of tools and techniques, and will be. In the first book-length treatise on historical ecology of the West Indies, Island Historical Ecology addresses Caribbean island ecologies from the perspective of social and cultural interventions over approximately eight millennia of human occupations.
Environmental coring carried out in carefully selected wetlands allowed for the reconstruction of pre-colonial and colonial landscapes on Pages: “Highly original.
A major contribution to the human history and cultural ecology of the Galápagos Islands. The authors have woven together topics as diverse as global economics, historical archaeology, and biodiversity in their study of one of the world’s most intellectually stimulating archipelagos.”—David Steadman, Florida Museum of Natural History.
Applied Historical Ecology. Applied historical ecology is the use of historical knowledge in the management of ecosystems. Historical perspectives increase our understanding of the dynamic nature of landscapes and provide a frame of reference for assessing modern patterns and processes.
Historical timeframes range from decades to millennia. Early 18 th Century: Two schools of thought dominated the growing scientific study of ecology.; The first school of thought is the “Arcadian Ecology” which advocates for “simple, humble life for man” and a harmonious relationship with man and the other hand, the second school of thought, known as the “Imperial Ecology” believe in the establishment of man’s dominance.
Historical ecology has been recognized for its ability to provide new insights that can adjust how we manage species and ecosystems (e.g., Walter and Merritts, ; McClenachan et al., McClenachan et al., ). Our study affirms this: nearly one-quarter (23%) of studies contained at least one recommendation that authors explicitly Author: Erin E.
Beller, Loren McClenachan, Erika S. Zavaleta, Laurel G. Larsen. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Historical Ecology: Advances in Historical Ecology by William Balee (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at .After 20 years of collecting information, field sketches, and research, I published my book on the historical ecology of California, A State of Change: Forgotten Landscapes of California (Heyday: ).
I wrote and illustrated a children's book on paleontology called The Bay Area Through Time (Heyday: ). I have ideas for many more books, but publishing can take time and work--here is where.Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection.
Issues and Concepts in Historical Ecology Edited by Carole L. .