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Mountain Environments and Communities

1st Edition

By Don Funnell, Romola Parish

Routledge

432 pages

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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.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI030000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOC015000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography