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Product Description: This up-to-date, second edition of Land Degradation explores substantial decreases in the land's biological productivity or usefulness to humans due to human activities. Case studies—including tourist impacts in Europe, the environmental footprints of urban areas, wetland drainage for agriculture in the American Midwest, run-on farming in the Negev, land degradation in the Amazon Basin, and irrigation in Egypt—cover the history of land degradation, identify the level of human responsibility in transforming natural landscapes into sustainable agro-ecosystems, look at local and regional effects of human interactions with the environment, and reveal both negative and positive aspects of land modification...read more

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9780742519473 | 2 edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, July 30, 2006), cover price $110.00 | About this edition: This up-to-date, second edition of Land Degradation explores substantial decreases in the land's biological productivity or usefulness to humans due to human activities.
9780631179979 | Blackwell Pub, January 1, 1995, cover price $78.95 | About this edition: "Land Degradation" describes a decline in natural, biological productivity that is either irreversible or which may not be recovered for at least one human generation.

Paperback:

9780742519480 | 2 edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, July 30, 2006), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: This up-to-date, second edition of Land Degradation explores substantial decreases in the land's biological productivity or usefulness to humans due to human activities.
9780631192442 | Blackwell Pub, December 1, 1994, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: "Land Degradation" describes a decline in natural, biological productivity that is either irreversible or which may not be recovered for at least one human generation.

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Product Description: In Cultural Encounters with the Environment, a distinguished group of contributors offers a fresh and original view of contemporary geography. The authors explore the role of four traditional themes in the Onew cultural geographyO: the interplay between the evolution of particular biophysical niches and the activities of the culture groups that inhabit them; the diffusion of cultural traits; the establishment and definition of culture areas; and the distinctive mix of geographical characteristics that gives places their special character in relation to one another...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Viola Haarmann (editor), Douglas L. Johnson (editor) and Alexander B. Murphy (editor)

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9780742501058 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, March 1, 2000, cover price $116.00 | About this edition: In Cultural Encounters with the Environment, a distinguished group of contributors offers a fresh and original view of contemporary geography.

Paperback:

9780742501065 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, March 1, 2000, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: In Cultural Encounters with the Environment, a distinguished group of contributors offers a fresh and original view of contemporary geography.

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Product Description: This volume concerns the herding peoples of the world's more arduous climes - dry plains and savannah, deserts and tundra, mountains and steppes - for whom domestic animals play a predominant role in shaping their lives. By juxtaposing case studies covering five continents, the editors present a view of both global variations in forms of livestock production and the profound commonalities that accompany a cultural economic focus on animal husbandry...read more

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9780898627855 | Guilford Pubn, November 1, 1990, cover price $52.50 | About this edition: This volume concerns the herding peoples of the world's more arduous climes - dry plains and savannah, deserts and tundra, mountains and steppes - for whom domestic animals play a predominant role in shaping their lives.

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9780890650257 | Univ of Chicago Committee on, June 1, 1969, cover price $12.00

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