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Historical ecology and archaeology in the Galápagos Islands : a legacy of human occupation / Peter W. Stahl, Fernando J. Astudillo, Ross W. Jamieson, Diego Quiroga, and Florencio Delgado ; foreword by Victor D. Thompson.

Author/Creator:
Stahl, Peter W. author.
Publication:
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2020]
Series:
Society and ecology in island and coastal archaeology
Society and ecology in island and coastal archaeology
Format/Description:
Book
xix, 216 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Galapagos Islands -- Antiquities.
Indians of South America -- Galapagos Islands -- Antiquities.
Galapagos Islands -- Discovery and exploration.
Antiquities.
Discoveries in geography.
Indians of South America -- Antiquities.
Galapagos Islands.
Summary:
The Galápagos Islands are one of the world's premiere nature attractions, home to unique ecosystems widely thought to be untouched and pristine. This volume reveals that the archipelago is not as isolated as many imagine, examining how centuries of human occupation have transformed its landscape.
Contents:
Introduction
Humans encounter Galápagos
Manuel J. Cobos, San Cristóbal, and the Hacienda el Progreso
Island production for global and local consumption
Consumption and control in the material culture of Hacienda el Progreso
Galápagos, San Cristóbal, El Progreso, and Colonos in a changing world.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Astudillo, Fernando J., author.
Jamieson, Ross W. (Ross William), 1966- author.
Quiroga, Diego, author.
Delgado, Florencio., author.
Thompson, Victor D., writer of foreword.
Other format:
Online version: Stahl, Peter W. Historical ecology and archaeology in the Galápagos Islands.
ISBN:
9780813066271
0813066271
9780813057385
OCLC:
1105737464
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