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Tropical deforestation : the human dimension / edited by Leslie E. Sponsel, Thomas N. Headland and Robert C. Bailey ; with a foreword by Jeffrey A. McNeely.

By: Sponsel, Leslie Elmer
Contributor(s): Headland, Thomas N | Bailey, Robert Converse | McNeely, Jeffrey A
Language: English Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 1996.Description: xix, 365p. : ill., maps, tables ; 23cm.ISBN: 0231103190
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Includes references. - Contents: I, The big picture. Anthropological perspectives / L.E. Sponsel, R.C. Bailey, T.N. Headland; II, Insights from prehistory. The role of deforestation in the collapse of the late classic Copán Maya state / Elliot M. Abrams [et al]; Forests and Polynesian adaptations / B.A Meilleur; III, Colonial and neocolonial history. Deforestation and human-forest relationships: what can we learn from India? / J.A. Alcorn, A. Molnar; The political economy of colonial farm forestry in Kenya / Alfonso P. Castro; IV, Development as degradation. Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon / Emilio F. Moran; Forty years of political ecology in the Peruvian upper forest / E. Bedoya, Lorien Klein; The politial ecology of deforestation in Honduras / S. Stonich, B.R. DeWalt; The human niche and rain forest preservation in southern central America / J. Vandemeer; Logging in the Congo / David S. Wilkie; V. Contributing to solutions. After deforestation: migrant lowland farmers in the Philippine uplands / J.F. Eder; The divided island of New Guinea / Carolyn D. Cook; The use of satellite imagery and anthropology in Madagascar / R.W. & L.K. Sussman, Glen M. Green; Promoting biodiversity and empowering local people in central African forests / R.C Bailey.