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Human ecology in savanna environments / edited by David R. Harris.

; Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research
London ; New York : Academic Press, 1980.
ISBN 0123265509, 9780123265500

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Other Authors Harris, David R.
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.
Subjects Écologie des savanes -- Régions tropicales.
Écologie humaine -- Régions tropicales.
Human ecology -- Tropics.
Human ecology.
Sociale ecologie.
Description xvii, 522 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1980.
Notes Based on the proceedings of a conference sponsored by the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research and held at Burg Wartenstein, Austria, from 4-13 August, 1978.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Tropical savanna environments : definition, distribution, diversity, and development / David R. Harris -- Commentary : human occupation and exploitation of savanna environments / David R. Harris -- Early human occupation of African savanna environments / J. Desmond Clark -- Prehistoric human utilization of the savanna environments of Middle and South America / Norman Hammond -- Hunters in the Australian coastal savanna / Rhys Jones -- Changing agricultural and pastoral ecologies in the West African savanna region / Philip Burnham -- Strategies of resource exploitation among East African savanna pastoralists / Neville Dyson-Hudson -- Indian civilization and the tropical savanna environment / David E. Sopher -- Agricultural ecology in the Southeast Asian savanna region : the Mnong Gar of Vietnam and their social space / Georges Condominas -- Indigenous and colonial land-use systems in Indo-Oceanian savannas : the case of New Caledonia / Jacques Barrau -- Europeanization of the savanna lands of northern South America / James J. Parsons -- Commentary : ecology, demography, and development in savanna environments / David R. Harris -- Ecology of tropical American savannas : an ecophysiological approach / Ernesto Medina -- Ecology and human use of the Australian savanna environment / John Calaby -- Ecology and management of savanna ecosystems in south-central Africa / B.H. Walker -- Ecology and management of game animals and domestic livestock in African savannas / P.A. Jewell -- River-basin development and local initiative in African savanna environments / Thayer Scudder -- Population growth and prospects of development in savanna nations / Ester Boserup -- Commentary : human biology of savanna peoples / J.S. Weiner -- Work and wellbeing in savanna environments : physiological considerations / J.S. Weiner -- Nutritional status of savanna peoples / Erica F. Wheeler -- Epidemiological-ecological interactions in savanna environments / Robert S. Desowitz -- Designs for human-biological research among savanna pastoralists / Michael A. Little.
Geographic Area Tropics
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6423546
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