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The Mediterranean: Environment and Society

Series: Environment and Society Series (Arnold)

Edited By: Russell King, Lindsay Proudfoot and Bernard Smith

315 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs, maps

Hodder Arnold

Paperback | Aug 1997 | #65687 | ISBN: 0340652810
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NHBS Price: £25.99 $33/€31 approx

About this book

Addresses the major geographical issues facing the region, with particular emphasis given to environmental management.

...an excellent book that deserves to become a standard text. -- Geography


Contents

Physical environment; structural environment of the Mediterranean Basin; Mediterranean climate; earth surface processes; the historical context; the Graeco-Roman legacy and the Mediterranean identities; the Mediterranean in the Medieval context and Renaissance worlds; colonialism and the emergence of the twentieth century Mediterranean world; contemporary human processes, population growth, economic development and political change; politics and society in the Meditterranean Basin, an overview; Mediterranean space economics and the pattern of regional development; European community enlargement and the Mediterranean; population growth, an aviodable crises?; Mediterranean urbanization, diversity and change; Agrarian societies and modernisation; tourism and uneven threats of desertification; coastal zone management; finale; the way forward.

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