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Amazonian historical ecologies

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Historical ecology may be defined as the undertaking of a diachronic analysis of living ecological systems, with the view to accounting more fully for their structural and functional properties. Historical ecology, more an approach or a research strategy than a paradigm, addresses a central question: 'How does environmental change relate to the historical development of human societies?' An integral part of the new ecological anthropology, historical ecology seeks to dereify the concepts of n...

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Peer review status:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Linacre College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Anthropology and Museum Ethnography,School of - Social & Cultural Anthropology,Institute of
Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
S1 (Special Issue: Ethnobiology and the Science of Humankind)
Pages:
S79-S94
Publication date:
2006-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1467-9655
ISSN:
1359-0987
URN:
uuid:a84ede01-59cd-49d9-ac55-d7c1644e38e4
Local pid:
ora:2685

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