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Human Ecology: Following Nature's Lead

By: Frederick Steiner

237 pages, Photos

Island Press

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #133261 | ISBN: 1559639954
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Presents a historical and analytical examination of how humans interact with each other as well as with other organisms and their surroundings. Also provides an introduction to the major elements of human ecological theory including language, culture, and technology; structure, function, and change; edges and boundaries; interaction, integration, and institution; diversity; and adaptation.

othe subjects of ÝSteinerAEs thinking and writing are far braoder than architecture and the other environmental planning design arts. To produce a new view of human ecology, he draws mainly from biology, sociology, anthropology, geography, engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, planning and conservation.o --Journal of Economic Issues

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