People and Nature: An Introduction to Human Ecological Relations

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Wiley, Feb 3, 2006 - Social Science - 232 pages
This book provides a lively and thoughtful introduction to ecological anthropology by examining the evolving relations between human communities and nature.

  • Written by a noted anthropologist, geographer, and environmental scientist.
  • Reviews the evolution of human interactions with the natural world---drawing from anthropology and geography.
  • Explores those aspects of human ecological relations that seem to account for the greater connectedness of certain societies to their physical environment.
  • Offers a vision for improved relations between humans and nature.

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Emilio F. Moran is Rudy Professor of Anthropology at Indiana University and also Professor of Environmental Sciences, Adjunct Professor of Geography, and Director of the Anthropological Center for Training and Research on Global Environmental Change.

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