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Wilderness and political ecology : aboriginal influences and the original state of nature / edited by Charles E. Kay and Randy T. Simmons.

Publication:
Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press, c2002.
Format/Description:
Book
xix, 342 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- America.
Indians -- Economic conditions.
Contents:
Prehistoric extinctions: in the shadow of man / Paul S. Martin
Evolutionary theory, conservation, and human environmental impact / Michael S. Alvard
Pre-Columbian human impact on California vertebrates: evidence from old bones and implications for wilderness policy / Jack M. Broughton
Depletion of prehistoric pinniped populations along the California and Oregon coasts: were humans the cause? / William R. Hildebrandt and Terry L. Jones
Post-Columbian wildlife irruptions in California: implications for cultural and environmental understanding / William L. Preston
The role of prehistoric peoples in shaping ecosystems in the Eastern United States: implications for restoration ecology and wilderness management / Thomas W. Neumann
Aboriginal use of fire: are there any "natural" plant communities? / Gerald W. Williams
Are ecosystems structured from the top-down or bottom-up? A new look at an old debate / Charles E. Kay
Afterword: false gods, ecological myths, and biological reality / Charles E. Kay.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-337).
Contributor:
Kay, Charles, 1946-
Simmons, Randy T.
ISBN:
0874807190 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
49673043
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