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Title Soils and societies : perspectives from environmental history / edited by J.R. McNeill and Verena Winiwarter
Imprint Milton Keynes : White Horse Press, 2010
book jacket
 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  631.49 So349 2010    DUE 12-02-22  -  30500101530254
Edition [2nd revised edition]
Descript xi, 369 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
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volume nc rdacarrier
Note Originally published: c2006
Includes bibliographical references and index
1. Soils, Soil Knowledge, and Environmental History: An Introduction / J.R. McNeill and Verena Winiwarter -- 2. An introduction to Soil Nutrient Flows / Robert S. Shiel -- 3. Exploitation and Conservation of Soil in the 3000-Year Agricultural and Forestry History of South Asia / R.J. Wasson -- 4. A Soils History of Mesoamerica and the Caribbean Islands / Tim Beach, Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach and Nicholas Dunning -- 5. Wetlands as the Intersection of Soils, Water, and Indigenous Human Society in the Americas / Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach and Tim Beach -- 6. A History of African Soil: Perceptions, Use and Abuse / Kate B. Showers -- 7. Prolegomena to a History of Soil Knowledge in Europe / Verena Winiwarter -- 8. Nutrient Flows in Pre-Modern Agriculture in Europe / Robert S Shiel -- 9. Human Interaction with Soil-Sediment Systems in Australia / R.J. Wasson -- 10. The Dynamics of Soil, Landscape and Culture on Easter Island / Andreas Mieth and Hans-Rudolf Bork -- 11. Know Your Soil: Transitions in Farmers' and Scientists' Knowledge in Germany /Frank Uekoetter
Subject Soil science -- History
Soil and civilization
Soil fertility
Alt Author McNeill, John Robert
Winiwarter, Verena
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