Agrarian Landscapes in Transition : Comparisons of Long-Term Ecological & Cultural Change
It also looks at the ecological and environmental consequences of the resulting structural changes, the human responses to these changes, and how these responses drive further changes in agrarian landscapes. The time frames studied include the ecology of the earth before human interaction, pre-European human interaction during the rise and fall of agricultural land use, and finally the biological and cultural response to the abandonment of farming, due to complete abandonment or a land-use change such as urbanization.
- Hardback | 296 pages
- 156 x 234 x 20mm | 521.63g
- 18 Jul 2008
- Oxford University Press
- Oxford, United Kingdom
- 54 halftones, 6 line illustrations
Other books in this series
02 Apr 2015
28 Aug 2008
14 May 2007
01 Dec 2010
03 Mar 2014
Table of contents
About Charles Redman
of Sustainability. Redman's interests include human impacts on the environment, sustainable landscapes, rapidly urbanizing regions, urban ecology, environmental education, and public outreach. He is the author or co-author of 10 books (see below). Redman is currently working on building upon the
extensive urban-environmental research portfolio of the Global Institute of Sustainability through the new School of Sustainability, for which he serves as Director. The School is educating a new generation of leaders through collaborative
learning, transdisciplinary approaches, and problem-oriented training to address the environmental, economic, and social challenges of the 21st century.
David Foster is an ecologist and director of the Harvard Forest at Harvard University where he is a faculty member in the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and Principal Investigator for the Harvard Forest Long Term Ecological Research program.