People and Nature
An Introduction to Human Ecological Relations
By (author) Emilio F. Moran
People and Nature by Emilio F. Moran
Book DescriptionThis book provides a lively and thoughtful introduction to ecological anthropology by examining the evolving relations between human communities and nature. Written by a noted anthropologist, geographer, and environmental scientist, this work: reviews the evolution of human interactions with the natural world - drawing from anthropology and geography; explores those aspects of human ecological relations that seem to account for the greater connectedness of certain societies to their physical environment; and, offers a vision for improved relations between humans and nature.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405105729
(231mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Emilio F. Moran
People and Nature, Paperback (August 2016)
Now updated and expanded, People and Nature is a lively, accessible introduction to environmental anthropology that focuses on the interactions between people, culture, and nature around the world.
Environmental Social Science, Hardback (December 2008)
Environmental Social Science offers a new synthesis of environmental studies, defining the nature of human-environment interactions and providing the foundation for a new cross-disciplinary enterprise that will make critical theories and research methods accessible across the natural and social sciences.
Human Adaptability, Paperback (February 2008)
"Designed to help students understand the multiple levels at which human populations respond to their surroundings, this essential text offers the most complete discussion of environmental, physiologic"
Seeing the Forest and the Trees, Paperback (August 2005)» View all books by Emilio F. Moran
Theoretical and empirical analyses of why some forested areas thrive and some decline; based on findings from an ongoing multidisciplinary research project carried out by biological, physical, and social scientists.
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Author Biography - Emilio F. Moran
Emilio F. Moran is Rudy Professor of Anthropology at Indiana University and also Professor of Environmental Sciences, Adjunct Professor of Geography, and Director of the Anthropological Center for Training and Research on Global Environmental Change.
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