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Human Ecology: Following Nature's Lead

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Human ecology is an emerging discipline that studies the interrelationships between humans and their environment, drawing on insights from biology, sociology, anthropology, geography, engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, planning, and conservation. A vast, multidisciplinary literature underscores this approach, and in Human Ecology, noted landscape planner Fr ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published October 1st 2002 by Island Press
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Bradley Jarvis
Mar 09, 2011 rated it liked it
This book is advertised as an overview of the field of human ecology, which I bought it to help me decide on a new career path. It a very informal, conversational introduction to the approach of using ecology to understand the totality of relationships between people, each other, what we build, and the rest of Nature.

Loosely organized around a few basic principles, the author proceeded in what often felt like a stream-of-consciousness brain-dump of impressions, experiences, facts, and concepts,
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