Introduction To Cultural Ecology available in Hardcover
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- AltaMira Press
An overview of the principles and research base of cultural ecology for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate courses that deal with the intersection of humans and the environment in traditional societies. The text outlines the broad economic strategies (hunting and gathering, horticulture, pastoralism, and agriculture) used by a variety of people, including Northwest Coast Indians, contemporary Mayan farmers, and the Maasai of East Africa. The authors teach anthropology at California State U., Bakersfield (Sutton) and the U. of California, Riverside (Anderson). Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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About the Author
Mark Q. Sutton is professor of anthropology at California State University, Bakersfield, where he is also the director of the Center for Archaeological Research. E. N. Anderson is professor of anthropology at the University of California, Riverside.
Table of ContentsPart 1 Preface Chapter 2 Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 3 Chapter 2: Fundamentals of Ecology Chapter 4 Chapter 3: Human Biological Ecology Chapter 5 Chapter 4: Cultural Ecology Chapter 6 Chapter 5: Hunting and Gathering Chapter 7 Chapter 6: The Origins of Food Production Chapter 8 Chapter 7: Horticulture Chapter 9 Chapter 8: Pastoralism Chapter 10 Chapter 9: Intensive Agriculture Chapter 11 Chapter 10: Current Issues and Problems Part 12 References Part 13 Glossary Part 14 Index