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Title Mappae mundi : humans and their habitats in a long-term socio-ecological perspective : myths, maps and models / Bert de Vries and Johan Goudsblom (eds.).
Imprint Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2003.

Subject Human ecology.
Alt Name De Vries, Bert.
Goudsblom, Johan.
Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu (Netherlands)
Description 1 online resource (470 pages) : illustrations, maps (some color)
polychrome rdacc
Note "Second updated printing."
"Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 423-444) and indexes.
Note Print version record.
Contents Contents; Preface; Editors'Acknowledgement; 1. Introduction: Towards a Historical View of Humanity and the Biosphere; 2. Introductory Overview: the Expanding Anthroposphere; 3. The Holocene: Global Change and Local Response; 4. Environment and the Great Transition: Agrarianization; 5. Exploring the Past: on Methods and Concepts; 6. Increasing Social Complexity; 7. Empire: the Romans in the Mediterranean; 8. Understanding: Fragments of a Unifying Perspective; 9. Population and Environment in Asia since 1600 AD; 10. The Past 250 Years: Industrialization and Globalization.
11. Back to Nature? The Punctuated History of a Natural Monument12. Conclusions: Retrospect and Prospects; Notes; Bibliography; About the Authors; Index of Subjects; Index of Names; Index of Geographic Names.
Summary Never before in human society has the interaction of people and their natural environment been so complex. It is precisely this diversity that creates a need for a synthesis that transcends the boundaries of traditional academic fields. "Mappae Mundi.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 1417521651 (electronic bk.)
9781417521654 (electronic bk.)
9789048505081 (electronic bk.)
9048505089 (electronic bk.)
9789053566558
9053566554
9786610958764
6610958769
9053566554
9053565353
1280958766
9781280958762
9789053565353
OCLC # 55848784
Additional Format Print version: Mappae mundi. Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2003 9053566554 (OCoLC)55529690


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