The Resource Landesque capital : the historical ecology of enduring landscape modifications, edited by N. Thomas Håkansson and Mats Widgren ; cover design by Detta Penna

Landesque capital : the historical ecology of enduring landscape modifications, edited by N. Thomas Håkansson and Mats Widgren ; cover design by Detta Penna

Label
Landesque capital : the historical ecology of enduring landscape modifications
Title
Landesque capital
Title remainder
the historical ecology of enduring landscape modifications
Statement of responsibility
edited by N. Thomas Håkansson and Mats Widgren ; cover design by Detta Penna
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Cover designer
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This book is the first comprehensive, global treatment of landesque capital, a widespread concept used to understand anthropogenic landscapes that serve important economic, social, and ritual purposes. Spanning the disciplines of anthropology, human ecology, geography, archaeology, and history, chapters combine theoretical rigor with in-depth empirical studies of major landscape modifications from ancient to contemporary times. They assess not only degradation but also the social, political, and economic institutions and contexts that make sustainability possible. Offering tightly edited,
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MiAaPQ
Dewey number
304.2
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
GF90
LC item number
.L2559 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Håkansson, N. Thomas
  • Widgren, Mats
  • Penna, Detta
Series statement
New Frontiers in Historical Ecology
Series volume
5
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  • Landscape changes
  • Human ecology
  • Land use
  • Agricultural productivity
Label
Landesque capital : the historical ecology of enduring landscape modifications, edited by N. Thomas Håkansson and Mats Widgren ; cover design by Detta Penna
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Contents; Preface; Introduction. Landesque Capital: What is the Concept Good for? / Mats Widgren and N. Thomas Hakansson; 1. Economics and the Process of Making Farmland / William E. Doolittle; 2. Capital-esque Landscapes: Long-Term Histories of Enduring Landscape Modifications / Kathleen D. Morrison; 3. Taro Terraces, Chiefdoms and Malaria: Explaining Landesque Capital Formation in Solomon Islands / Tim Bayliss-Smith and Edvard Hviding; 4. World Systems Terraces: External Exchange and the Formation of Landesque Capital among the Ifugao, the Philippines / N. Thomas Hakansson
  • 5. Large-Scale Investments in Water Management in Europe and China, 1000-1800 / Janken Myrdal6. "Stonescape": Farmers' Differential Willingness to Invest in Landesque Capital in Nineteenth Century Sweden / Henrik Svensson; 7. The Social Life of Landesque Capital and a Tanzanian Case Study / Michael Sheridan; 8. The Temporality of Landesque Capital: Cultivation and the Routines of Pokot Life / Matthew I. J. Davies; 9. Irrigated Fields are Wives: Indigenous Irrigation in Marakwet, Kenya / Wilhelm Ostberg
  • 10. Correlating Landesque Capital and Ethno-Political Integration in Pre-Columbian South America / Alf Hornborg, Love Eriksen, and Ragnheiour Bogadottir 11. From Terraces to Trees: Ancient and Historical Landscape Changes in Southern Peru / Gregory Zaro; 12. The Antithesis of Degraded Land: Toward a Greener Conceptualization of Landesque Capital / Lowe Borjeson; Postscript: The Future of Landesque Capital / Tim Bayliss-Smith; Index; About the Authors and Editors
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (282 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315425689
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000095544
  • (EBL)1659369
  • (SSID)ssj0001132468
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11636051
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001132468
  • (PQKBWorkID)11154183
  • (PQKB)11457777
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1659369
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000095544
Label
Landesque capital : the historical ecology of enduring landscape modifications, edited by N. Thomas Håkansson and Mats Widgren ; cover design by Detta Penna
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Contents; Preface; Introduction. Landesque Capital: What is the Concept Good for? / Mats Widgren and N. Thomas Hakansson; 1. Economics and the Process of Making Farmland / William E. Doolittle; 2. Capital-esque Landscapes: Long-Term Histories of Enduring Landscape Modifications / Kathleen D. Morrison; 3. Taro Terraces, Chiefdoms and Malaria: Explaining Landesque Capital Formation in Solomon Islands / Tim Bayliss-Smith and Edvard Hviding; 4. World Systems Terraces: External Exchange and the Formation of Landesque Capital among the Ifugao, the Philippines / N. Thomas Hakansson
  • 5. Large-Scale Investments in Water Management in Europe and China, 1000-1800 / Janken Myrdal6. "Stonescape": Farmers' Differential Willingness to Invest in Landesque Capital in Nineteenth Century Sweden / Henrik Svensson; 7. The Social Life of Landesque Capital and a Tanzanian Case Study / Michael Sheridan; 8. The Temporality of Landesque Capital: Cultivation and the Routines of Pokot Life / Matthew I. J. Davies; 9. Irrigated Fields are Wives: Indigenous Irrigation in Marakwet, Kenya / Wilhelm Ostberg
  • 10. Correlating Landesque Capital and Ethno-Political Integration in Pre-Columbian South America / Alf Hornborg, Love Eriksen, and Ragnheiour Bogadottir 11. From Terraces to Trees: Ancient and Historical Landscape Changes in Southern Peru / Gregory Zaro; 12. The Antithesis of Degraded Land: Toward a Greener Conceptualization of Landesque Capital / Lowe Borjeson; Postscript: The Future of Landesque Capital / Tim Bayliss-Smith; Index; About the Authors and Editors
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (282 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315425689
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000095544
  • (EBL)1659369
  • (SSID)ssj0001132468
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11636051
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001132468
  • (PQKBWorkID)11154183
  • (PQKB)11457777
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1659369
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000095544

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