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Cultural Landscape Past, Present and Future

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ISBN-10: 0521617030

ISBN-13: 9780521617031

Edition: 2004

Authors: Hilary H. Birks, H. J. B. Birks, Peter Emil Kaland, Dagfinn Moe

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The Cultural Landscape - Past, Present and Future considers different aspects of man's intervention with natural vegetation and the landscape resulting from a long equilibrium of co-existence. These landscapes are not stable, and the recent and ever accelerating changes in technology and life-style have increasingly affected many ancient landscapes, as old land-use practices are abandoned and traditions forgotten. The papers in this book describe and trace the development of cultural landscapes in different climatic and biogeographical regions in Europe. Remnants of traditional land-use still remaining are described, particularly from Western Norway, where traditions have lingered because…    
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Book details

List price: $113.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/16/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 540
Size: 7.48" wide x 9.72" long x 1.18" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

John P. Smol is a professor in the Biology Department at Queen's University (Canada), with a cross-appointment at the School of Environmental Studies. He co-directs the Paleoecological Environmental Assessment and Research Lab (PEARL). Professor Smol is co-editor of the Journal of Paleolimnology and holds the Canada Research Chair in Environmental Change.William M. Last is a professor in the Department of Geological Sciences at University of Manitoba (Canada) and is co-editor of the Journal of Paleolimnology.

Present and Future