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書名 Landesque capital : the historical ecology of enduring landscape modifications / edited by N. Thomas Håkansson and Mats Widgren
出版項 Walnut Creek, CA : Left Coast Press, [2014]
國際標準書號 9781611323863 (hardback)
9781611323887 (institutional ebook)
9781611327403 (consumer ebook)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 民族所圖書館  GF90 .L2559 2014    在架上    30520020794989
 傅斯年圖書館西文圖書區  GF90 L256 2014    在架上    30530001184274
說明 281 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
系列 New frontiers in historical ecology ; v. 5
New frontiers in historical ecology ; v. 5
附註 "This book is the first comprehensive, global treatment of landesque capital, a widespread concept used to understand anthropogenic landscapes that serve important economic, social, and ritual purposes. Spanning the disciplines of anthropology, human ecology, geography, archaeology, and history, chapters combine theoretical rigor with in-depth empirical studies of major landscape modifications from ancient to contemporary times. They assess not only degradation but also the social, political, and economic institutions and contexts that make sustainability possible. Offering tightly edited, original contributions from leading scholars, this book will have a lasting influence on the study long-term human-environment relations in the human and natural sciences"-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction. Landesque capital : what is the concept good for? / Mats Widgren and N. Thomas Håkansson -- 1. Economics and the process of making farmland / William E. Doolittle -- 2. Capital-esque landscapes : long-term histories of enduring landscape modifications / Kathleen D. Morrison -- 3. Taro terraces, chiefdoms and malaria : explaining landesque capital formation in Solomon Islands / Tim Bayliss-Smith and Edward Hviding -- 4. World systems terraces : external exchange and the formation of landesque capital among the Ifugao, the Philippines / N. Thomas Håkansson -- 5. Large-scale investments in water management in Europe and China, 1000-1800 / Janken Myrdal -- 6. "Stonescape" : farmers' differential willingness to invest in landesque capital in nineteenth century Sweden / Henrik Svensson -- 7. The social life of landesque capital and a Tanzanian case study / Michael Sheridan -- 8. The temporality of landesque capital : cultivation and the routines of Pokot life / Matthew I.J. Davies -- 9. Irrigated fields are wives : indigenous irrigation in Marakwet, Kenya / Wilhelm Östberg -- 10. Correlating landesque capital and ethno-political integration in pre-Columbian South America / Alf Hornborg, Love Eriksen and Ragnheiður Bogadóttir -- 11. From terraces to trees : ancient and historical landscape changes in Southern Peru / Gregory Zaro -- 12. The antithesis of degraded land : toward a greener conceptualization of landesque capital / Lowe Börjeson -- Postscript : the future of landesque capital / Tim Bayliss-Smith
主題 Landscape changes -- Environmental aspects
Human ecology -- History
Land use -- Environmental aspects
Agricultural productivity -- Environmental aspects
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Ecology. bisacsh
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General. bisacsh
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography. bisacsh
Landesque capital
Alt Author Håkansson, N. Thomas, editor of compilation
Widgren, Mats, editor of compilation
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