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Product Description: Now updated and expanded, People and Nature is a lively, accessible introduction to environmental anthropology that focuses on the interactions between people, culture, and nature around the world. Written by a respected scholar in environmental anthropology with a multi-disciplinary focus that also draws from geography, ecology, and environmental studies Addresses new issues of importance, including climate change, population change, the rise of the slow food and farm-to-table movements, and consumer-driven shifts in sustainability Explains key theoretical issues in the field, as well as the most important research, at a level appropriate for readers coming to the topic for the first time Discusses the challenges in ensuring a livable future for generations to come and explores solutions for correcting the damage already done to the environment Offers a powerful, hopeful future vision for improved relations between humans and nature that embraces the idea of community needs rather than consumption wants, and the importance of building trust as a foundation for a sustainable future...read more

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9781405105712 | Blackwell Pub, February 10, 2006, cover price $121.95 | About this edition: This book provides a lively and thoughtful introduction to ecological anthropology by examining the evolving relations between human communities and nature.

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9781118877470 | 2 edition (Blackwell Pub, October 3, 2016), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Now updated and expanded, People and Nature is a lively, accessible introduction to environmental anthropology that focuses on the interactions between people, culture, and nature around the world.
9781405105729 | Blackwell Pub, February 10, 2006, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: This book provides a lively and thoughtful introduction to ecological anthropology by examining the evolving relations between human communities and nature.

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9781405154611 | Blackwell Pub, February 24, 2009, cover price $94.95

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Product Description: Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world―and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the northern hemisphere. Through its ability to nurture trees, matsutake helps forests to grow in daunting places. It is also an edible delicacy in Japan, where it sometimes commands astronomical prices...read more

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9780691162751 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 29, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world―and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the northern hemisphere.

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9780538622974, titled "Applied Keyboarding" | South-Western Pub, June 1, 1993, cover price $66.95 | also contains Applied Keyboarding | About this edition: Provides directions and exercises for basic skill building in keyboarding, for both typewriters and computers.

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Product Description: "In Learning to Die in the Anthropocene, Roy Scranton draws on his experiences in Iraq to confront the grim realities of climate change. The result is a fierce and provocative book."--Elizabeth Kolbert, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History"Roy Scranton's Learning to Die in the Anthropocene presents, without extraneous bullshit, what we must do to survive on Earth...read more

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9780872866690 | City Lights Books, October 6, 2015, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: "In Learning to Die in the Anthropocene, Roy Scranton draws on his experiences in Iraq to confront the grim realities of climate change.

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Product Description: Through the ages, acts perpetrated during the course of warfare have led to significant environmental destruction. These have included situations where the natural environment has intentionally been targeted as a 'victim' or has somehow been manipulated to serve as a 'weapon' of warfare...read more

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9781780683140 | Intersentia Uitgevers N V, June 10, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Through the ages, acts perpetrated during the course of warfare have led to significant environmental destruction.

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Product Description: Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award and the PEN New England Henry David Thoreau Prize. A dazzling, inspiring tour through the ways that humans are working with nature to try to save the planet.With her celebrated blend of scientific insight, clarity, and curiosity, Diane Ackerman explores our human capacity both for destruction and for invention as we shape the future of the planet Earth...read more

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9781410474742 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, December 17, 2014), cover price $31.99 | About this edition: Explores how human beings have become the dominant force shaping Earth's future by subduing three-quarters of the planet's surface, tinkering with nature, and altering the climate.
9780393240740 | W W Norton & Co Inc, September 10, 2014, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: As Diane Ackerman writes in her brilliant new book, The Human Age, "our relationship with nature has changed…radically, irreversibly, but by no means all for the bad.

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9780393351644 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, September 14, 2015), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award and the PEN New England Henry David Thoreau Prize.
9780755365012 | Gardners Books, May 7, 2015, cover price $14.50 | About this edition: Human Age

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Product Description: Our planet is approaching a critical environmental juncture. Across the globe we continue to deplete the five pools of carbon – soil, wood, coal, oil, and natural gas – at an unsustainable rate. We’ve burned up half the planet’s known reserves of oil – one trillion barrels – in less than a century...read more

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9781619024540 | Counterpoint, January 13, 2015, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Our planet is approaching a critical environmental juncture.

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Product Description: Insufficient attention has been given to the environment in Africana studies within the academy. In Greening Africana Studies, Rubin Patterson initiates an important conversation explaining why and how the gap between these two disciplines can and should be bridged...read more

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9781439908716 | Temple Univ Pr, January 30, 2015, cover price $89.50 | About this edition: Insufficient attention has been given to the environment in Africana studies within the academy.

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9781439908723 | Temple Univ Pr, January 30, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Insufficient attention has been given to the environment in Africana studies within the academy.

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Product Description: For over 25 years, the Greenhaven Press Opposing Viewpoints Series has developed and set the standard for current-issue studies. With more than 90 volumes covering nearly every controversial contemporary topic, Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials...read more
By Lynn M. Zott (editor)

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9780737766554 | Greenhaven Pr, September 18, 2014, cover price $33.80 | About this edition: For over 25 years, the Greenhaven Press Opposing Viewpoints Series has developed and set the standard for current-issue studies.

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9780737766547 | Greenhaven Pr, September 18, 2014, cover price $48.80 | About this edition: For over 25 years, the Greenhaven Press Opposing Viewpoints Series has developed and set the standard for current-issue studies.

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Product Description: Dangerous climate change is coming. Some people still deny that it is happening. Others refuse to recognise that it is now too late to prevent it. But both these reactions spring from the same source: our pathological attachment to ‘progress’, of which sustainability has been one more version...read more

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9780415706391 | Routledge, July 22, 2014, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Dangerous climate change is coming.
9780323020206, titled "Basic Nursing" | 5th pkg edition (Mosby Inc, July 1, 2002), cover price $90.00 | also contains Basic Nursing
9780323020312, titled "Basic Nursing Miller-Keane Encyclopedia Dictionary: Essentials for Practice" | 5th pkg edition (Mosby Inc, June 1, 2002), cover price $90.00 | also contains Basic Nursing Miller-Keane Encyclopedia Dictionary: Essentials for Practice

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9780415706407 | Routledge, August 1, 2014, cover price $53.95 | About this edition: Dangerous climate change is coming.

By Roland Gehrels (editor)

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9780313210563, titled "The Popular Mood of Pre-Civil War America" | Greenwood Pub Group, October 1, 1980, cover price $38.50 | also contains The Popular Mood of Pre-Civil War America
9780313210730, titled "The Double Man" | Reprint edition (Greenwood Pub Group, June 1, 1979), cover price $22.50 | also contains The Double Man

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Product Description: The coastal zone is one of the most dynamic environments on our planet and is much affected by global change, especially sea-level rise. Coastal environments harbour valuable ecosystems, but they are also hugely important from a societal point of view...read more
By Roland Gehrels (editor)

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9780470656600 | Amer Geophysical Union, June 3, 2014, cover price $154.95 | About this edition: The coastal zone is one of the most dynamic environments on our planet and is much affected by global change, especially sea-level rise.

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9780470656594 | Pap/psc edition (Amer Geophysical Union, June 3, 2014), cover price $99.95 | About this edition: The coastal zone is one of the most dynamic environments on our planet and is much affected by global change, especially sea-level rise.

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Product Description: What was our planet like in years past? How has our civilization affected Earth and its ecology? Harvesting Space for a Greener Planet, the Second Edition of Paradise Regained: The Regreening of the Earth, begins by discussing these questions, and then generates a scenario for the restoration of Earth...read more

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9781461494256, titled "Harvesting Space for a Greener Earth: Can Our Earthly Paradise Be Regained?" | 2 edition (Springer Verlag, April 8, 2014), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: What was our planet like in years past?

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Product Description: Our earliest mythologies tell us we all start as a little bit of dirt. These stories carry a profound message: each of us is born with a deep and abiding connection to the earth, one that many of us have lost touch with. The Silent Spring for today's environmental activists, this book offers an invitation to reestablish our relationship with nature to repair our damaged environment...read more
By Caroline Myss (foreword by)

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9781583947678 | North Atlantic Books, April 22, 2014, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Our earliest mythologies tell us we all start as a little bit of dirt.

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Product Description: The Role of Colloidal Systems in Environmental Protection describes the importance of colloids in many applications that contribute to environmental protection, including drinking water and wastewater treatment, heavy metal remediation, treatment of radioactive materials, corrosion, and energy conversion...read more
By Monzer Fanun (editor)

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9780444632838 | Elsevier Science Ltd, April 7, 2014, cover price $229.95 | About this edition: The Role of Colloidal Systems in Environmental Protection describes the importance of colloids in many applications that contribute to environmental protection, including drinking water and wastewater treatment, heavy metal remediation, treatment of radioactive materials, corrosion, and energy conversion.

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Product Description: For all the pessimistic talk about the apocalypse, we still really don't know what humanity's future will ultimately look like. Where will our sea levels be? Will avian flu wipe us off the planet? Will computer viruses throw us into darkness and chaos? In this imaginative, gripping book, Fred Guterl, the executive editor of Scientific American, explores six looming scenarios in vivid detail--the way they might really happen...read more

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9781608192588 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, May 22, 2012, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The sixth "mass extinction event" in the history of planet Earth is currently under way, with over two hundred species dying off every day.

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9781608192601 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, May 21, 2013), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: For all the pessimistic talk about the apocalypse, we still really don't know what humanity's future will ultimately look like.

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Product Description: Urbanization is changing both the ecological and socio-cultural characteristics of landscape. In this book, the authors present current research from across the globe in the study of urbanization and the environment.
By Anton Koskinen (editor)

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9781614701279 | Nova Science Pub Inc, March 30, 2012, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Urbanization is changing both the ecological and socio-cultural characteristics of landscape.

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Product Description: Scientific principles, concepts, and methodologies in environmental science are explored and explained.

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9781608704804 | Benchmark Books, September 1, 2011, cover price $39.93 | About this edition: Scientific principles, concepts, and methodologies in environmental science are explored and explained.

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Product Description: Land degradation is increasingly considered as a global problem. The extent of degraded and degrading areas adversely impacts on large numbers of people and leads to significant social and economic costs, thus raising the questions: In which way is it worth taking action against land degradation? Where and when should action take place, and what are costs related to certain actions? For policy makers it is important to know the social and economic costs linked to the current and future status of land degradation...read more

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9783631630822 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, September 1, 2011, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: Land degradation is increasingly considered as a global problem.

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Product Description: This book presents and discusses current research in the study of the environment. Topics discussed include biomonitoring of aquatic ecosystems; agricultural land-use in forest frontier areas; resource-based integrated land-use planning; participatory forest regeneration; phenological modelling; the use of microarrays in the study of environmentally relevant organisms; geochemistry of acid mine drainage and thoughts for stream restoration...read more

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9781612094441 | Nova Science Pub Inc, April 1, 2011, cover price $190.00 | About this edition: This book presents and discusses current research in the study of the environment.

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Product Description: Multinational corporations often exploit natural resources or locate factories in poor countries far from the demand for the products and profits that result. Developed countries also routinely dump hazardous materials and produce greenhouse gas emissions that have a disproportionate impact on developing countries...read more
By Julian Agyeman (editor)

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9780262015516 | Mit Pr, April 4, 2011, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Multinational corporations often exploit natural resources or locate factories in poor countries far from the demand for the products and profits that result.

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9780262515870 | Mit Pr, April 4, 2011, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Multinational corporations often exploit natural resources or locate factories in poor countries far from the demand for the products and profits that result.

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Product Description: We do not include 'the ability to assess the effects of our actions on other' in our concept of intelligence. Yet surely it is one of the most imporatant aspects of true intelligence.Anyone who doen not or cannot evaluate the effects of his/her actions on the feelings and lives of others is at best a nuisance and at worst a disaster...read more

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9781846244902 | Book Guild Ltd, December 17, 2010, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: We do not include 'the ability to assess the effects of our actions on other' in our concept of intelligence.

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Product Description: Providing a comprehensive legal overview of the past 200 years, this enlightening account exposes the laws and inadequate voluntary global governance that have triggered an eco-colonization—or ecocide—of the planet. Examining laws from around the world that have been successfully developed to curtail the power of environmentally oppressing institutions, this record analyzes the impact of corporate dominance and argues that duty of care is owed to the public and the wider earth community...read more

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9780856832758 | Shepheard-Walwyn Ltd, December 1, 2010, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Providing a comprehensive legal overview of the past 200 years, this enlightening account exposes the laws and inadequate voluntary global governance that have triggered an eco-colonization—or ecocide—of the planet.

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Product Description: Humanity in the twenty-first century is facing what might be described as its ultimate environmental catastrophe: the destruction of the climate that has nurtured human civilization and with it the basis of life on earth as we know it...read more

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9781583672198 | Monthly Review Pr, October 1, 2010, cover price $89.00 | About this edition: Humanity in the twenty-first century is facing what might be described as its ultimate environmental catastrophe: the destruction of the climate that has nurtured human civilization and with it the basis of life on earth as we know it.

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9781583672181 | Monthly Review Pr, October 1, 2010, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Rare book

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