Environmental Anthropology Products

  • The Perception of the Environment

    Essays on Livelihood, Dwelling and Skill, 1st Edition

    By Tim Ingold

    In this work Tim Ingold offers a persuasive approach to understanding how human beings perceive their surroundings. He argues that what we are used to calling cultural variation consists, in the first place, of variations in skill. Neither innate nor acquired, skills are grown, incorporated into…

    Paperback – 2011-03-31
    Routledge

  • Campsteading

    Family, Place, and Experience at Squam Lake, New Hampshire, 1st Edition

    By Derek Brereton

    The campstead is an American institution. After the Civil War, with neo-colonialism, environmentalism, and arts-and-crafts on the rise, some families sought rural locations for rustic camps. There they raised their children in the summertime. Around Squam Lake, after some eight generations,…

    Paperback – 2010-05-12
    Routledge

  • Defending the Land

    Sovereignty and Forest Life in James Bay Cree Society, 2nd Edition

    By Ronald Niezen

    Suitable for both introductory anthropology and upper-division courses in cultural anthropology The campaign of the Cree people to protect their forest culture from the impact of hydro-electric development in northern Quebec has been widely-documented. Few have heard in any detail about this…

    Paperback – 2008-08-07
    Routledge

  • Environmental Risks and the Media

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Adam, Stuart Allan, Cynthia Carter

    Environmental Risks and the Media explores the ways in which environmental risks, threats and hazards are represented, transformed and contested by the media. At a time when popular conceptions of the environment as a stable, natural world with which humanity interferes are being increasingly…

    Paperback – 1999-11-11
    Routledge

  • Bush Base, Forest Farm

    Culture, Environment, and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elisabeth Croll, David Parkin

    Taking a unique anthropological apprach, Bush Base: Forest Farm explores the management of resources in third would development programmes. The contributors, all distinguished anthropologists with practical experience of development projects, focus on the role of human cultural imagination in the…

    Paperback – 1992-07-02
    Routledge

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