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Product Description: A transdisciplinary collaboration among ethnologists, linguists, and archaeologists, Ethnicity in Ancient Amazonia traces the emergence, expansion, and decline of cultural identities in indigenous Amazonia.Hornborg and Hill argue that the tendency to link language, culture, and biology--essentialist notions of ethnic identities--is a Eurocentric bias that has characterized largely inaccurate explanations of the distribution of ethnic groups and languages in Amazonia...read more
By Jonathan D. Hill (editor) and Alf Hornborg (editor)

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9781607320944 | Univ Pr of Colorado, November 11, 2011, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: A transdisciplinary collaboration among ethnologists, linguists, and archaeologists, Ethnicity in Ancient Amazonia traces the emergence, expansion, and decline of cultural identities in indigenous Amazonia.

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9781607321965 | Univ Pr of Colorado, January 15, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A transdisciplinary collaboration among ethnologists, linguists, and archaeologists, Ethnicity in Ancient Amazonia traces the emergence, expansion, and decline of cultural identities in indigenous Amazonia.

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Product Description: In modern society, we tend to have faith in technology. But is our concept of ‘technology’ itself a cultural illusion? This book challenges the idea that humanity as a whole is united in a common development toward increasingly efficient technologies...read more

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9780415614863 | Routledge, August 8, 2011, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: In modern society, we tend to have faith in technology.

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9780415659284 | Revised edition (Routledge, October 18, 2012), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: In modern society, we tend to have faith in technology.

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Product Description: Modern thought on economics and technology is no less magical than the world views of non-modern peoples. This book reveals how our ideas about growth and progress ignore how money and machines throughout history have been used to exploit less affluent parts of world society...read more

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9781137567864 | Palgrave Macmillan, March 23, 2016, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Modern thought on economics and technology is no less magical than the world views of non-modern peoples.

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Product Description: This book shows how globalisation and international trade create environmental injustices between different parts of the world. Richer nations are able to shift their environmental loads onto poorer areas of the world-system, where labour and natural resources are cheaper and environmental legislation less of an obstacle...read more
By Alf Hornborg (editor) and Andrew K. Jorgenson (editor)

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9781608764266, titled "International Trade and Environmental Justice: Toward a Global Political Ecology" | Nova Science Pub Inc, June 1, 2010, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: This book shows how globalisation and international trade create environmental injustices between different parts of the world.

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Product Description: Hornborg argues that we are caught in a collective illusion about the nature of modern technology that prevents us from imagining solutions to our economic and environmental crises other than technocratic fixes. He demonstrates how the power of the machine generates increasingly asymmetrical exchanges and distribution of resources and risks between distant populations and ecosystems, and thus an increasingly polarized world order...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780759100664 | Altamira Pr, November 1, 2001, cover price $96.00 | About this edition: Hornborg argues that we are caught in a collective illusion about the nature of modern technology that prevents us from imagining solutions to our economic and environmental crises other than technocratic fixes.

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9780759100671 | Altamira Pr, October 1, 2001, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: Hornborg argues that we are caught in a collective illusion about the nature of modern technology that prevents us from imagining solutions to our economic and environmental crises other than technocratic fixes.

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Product Description: This exciting new reader in environmental history provides a framework for understanding the relations between ecosystems and world-systems over time. Alf Hornborg, J. R. McNeill, and Joan Martinez-Alier have brought together a group of the prominent social scientists, historians, and geographical scientists to provide a historical overview of the ecological dimension of global economic processes...read more

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9780759110274 | Altamira Pr, January 30, 2007, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: This exciting new reader in environmental history provides a framework for understanding the relations between ecosystems and world-systems over time.

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9780759110281 | Altamira Pr, January 30, 2007, cover price $49.00 | About this edition: This exciting new reader in environmental history provides a framework for understanding the relations between ecosystems and world-systems over time.

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Product Description: In this benchmark volume top scholars come together to present state-of-the-art research and pursue a more rigorous framework for understanding and studying the linkages between social and ecological systems. Contributors from a wide spectrum of disciplines, including archaeology, anthropology, geography, ecology, palaeo-science, geology, sociology, and history, present and assess both the evolution of our thinking and current, state-of-the-art theory and research...read more
By Carole L. Crumley (editor) and Alf Hornborg (editor)

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9781598741001 | Left Coast Pr, December 30, 2006, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: In this benchmark volume top scholars come together to present state-of-the-art research and pursue a more rigorous framework for understanding and studying the linkages between social and ecological systems.

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9781598741018 | Left Coast Pr, December 30, 2006, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: In this benchmark volume top scholars come together to present state-of-the-art research and pursue a more rigorous framework for understanding and studying the linkages between social and ecological systems.

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