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1st Edition

Mountain Environments and Communities

ISBN 9780415181020
Published April 9, 2001 by Routledge
432 Pages

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Book Description

Mountain Environments and Communities explains the background physical environment and then explores the environmental and social dimensions of mountain regions.
This critical review of the concepts currently employed in mountain research, draws upon a wide range of examples from developed and developing countries. The dynamics of mountain life are described through both historical accounts of village-based systems and examples of the contemporary impact of global capital and sustainable development strategies.