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Satoyama: The Traditional Rural Landscape of Japan

Edited By: K Takeuchi, RD Brown, I Washitani, A Tsunekawa and M Yokohari

229 pages, 85 illus

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #138565 | ISBN: 4431000070
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Describes the Japanese traditional rural landscape, satoyama, the concept of which is based on a symbiotic relationship between man and nature. After the radical changes in the middle of the C20, satoyama has been rediscovered as a tool for landscape management.


Contents

Preface.- Contributors.- Ideological Contribution of Satoyamas.- The Nature of Satoyama Landscapes.- Satoyama Landscape Transition.- Biological Diversity in Satoyama Landscapes.- Approaches to Satoyama Conservation.- Biological Resources.- Long-term Strategy for Satoyama Conservation.- References.- Glossary of Terms.- Regional and Prefectural Map of Japan.- Index.


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