Landscape, Process and Power: A New Environmental Knowledge Synthesis (Environmental Anthropology & Ethnobiology) (Environmental Anthropology & Ethnobiology)
In recent years, the field of study variously called local, indigenous or traditional environmental knowledge (TEK) has experienced a crisis brought about by the questioning of some of its basic assumptions, for instance that scientific methods can accurately elicit and describe TEK or that incorporating it into development projects will improve the physical, social or economic well-being of marginalized peoples. The contributors to this volume argue that to accurately and appropriately describe TEK, the historical and political forces that have shaped it, as well as people s day-to-day engagement with the landscape around them must be taken into account. TEK thus emerges, not as an easily translatable tool for development experts, but as a rich and complex element of contemporary lives that should be defined and managed by indigenous and local peoples themselves.
An in–depth guide to building landscape designs that withstand the test of time Even the most innovative and dynamic design projects are susceptible to weathering. The first book of its kind to address this important yet long–neglected design consideration, Weathering and Durability in Landscape ...
How are greenways designed? What situations lead to their genesis, and what examples best illustrate their potential for enhancing communities and the environment? Designing greenways is a key to protecting landscapes, allowing wildlife to move freely, and finding appropriate ways to bring ...
Photographing landscape with a film camera is different than with a digital camera. There are several books on the market that cover landscape photography but few of them are specifically for the digital photographer. This book is what you are looking for! "Digital Landscape Photography" covers: ...
Samuel Parsons. The Art of Landscape Architecture: Its Development and Its Application to Modern Landscape Gardening
This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either ...