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Environmental histories, access to resources and landscape change

Environmental histories, access to resources and landscape change

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Published by Wiley in Chichester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Title from cover.

Other titlesLand degradation and development.
Statementguest editors Simon Batterbury and Tony Bebbington.
SeriesLand degradation & development -- v.10 no.4
ContributionsBatterbury, Simon., Bebbington, Anthony.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19127687M

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The University of Washington Press is the oldest and largest publisher of scholarly and general interest books in the Pacific Northwest. William Cronon studies American environmental history and the history of the American West. His research seeks to understand the history of human interactions with the natural world: how we depend on the ecosystems around us to sustain our material lives, how we modify the landscapes in which we live and work, and how our ideas of nature shape our relationships with the world around us.


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