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The Historical Ecology Handbook: A Restorationist's Guide To Reference Ecosystems

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As a guide to determining historic reference conditions of a landscape, this text makes connections between past and future ecosystems, bringing together leading experts to offer an introduction to the practical application of historical ecology by on-the-ground restorationists.
Hardcover, 469 pages
Published January 1st 2001 by Island Press
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Adam
You know that a book that opens up with a David Abram quote isn't going to be an ordinary academic text. In a sense, HEH dives into the real complexities that Abram invokes with such magic; it proves his point by starting us on the journey of really getting to know a place.

HEH is a tremendously good tool to explore the history of a place. Not only does it clue you in to aspects of historical data you would never have thought of--from historical soil surveys to plant phytoliths--nearly each chap
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