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  1. Organic Sovereignties
    This first sustained ethnographic study of organic agriculture outside the United States traces its meanings, practices, and politics in two nations typically considered worlds apart: Latvia and Costa Rica. Situated on the frontiers... Learn More
    Published: 15th February 2018
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  2. The Nature of Whiteness
    The Nature of Whiteness explores the intertwining of race and nature in postindependence Zimbabwe. Nature and environment have played prominent roles in white Zimbabwean identity, and when the political tide turned against white... Learn More
    Published: 7th April 2017
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  3. Forests Are Gold
    Forests Are Gold examines the management of Vietnam's forests in the tumultuous twentieth century—from French colonialism to the recent transition to market-oriented economics—as the country united, prospered, and transformed... Learn More
    Published: 17th February 2016
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  4. Conjuring Property
    Winner of the 2017 James M. Blaut Award from the Cultural and Political Ecology Specialty Group of the Association of American GeographersHonorable Mention for the 2016 Book Prize from the Association for Political and Legal AnthropologySince... Learn More
    Published: 29th October 2015
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  5. Andean Waterways
    Andean Waterways explores the politics of natural resource use in the Peruvian Andes in the context of climate change and neoliberal expansion. It does so through careful ethnographic analysis of the constitution of waterways,... Learn More
    Published: 29th May 2015
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  6. Ecological Nationalisms
    The works presented in this collection take environmental scholarship in South Asia into novel territory by exploring how questions of national identity become entangled with environmental concerns in Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan,... Learn More
    Published: 7th July 2014
    Paperback | £22.99
  7. The Tropics and the Traveling Gaze
    Offers a new interpretation of the history of colonial India and a critical contribution to the understanding of environmental history and the tropical world. Arnold considers the ways in which India’s material environment became... Learn More
    Published: 28th February 2006
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  8. Puer Tea
    Puer tea has been grown for centuries in the “Six Great Tea Mountains” of Yunnan Province, and in imperial China it was a prized commodity, traded to Tibet by horse or mule caravan via the so-called Tea Horse Road and presented... Learn More
    Published: 26th September 2013
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  9. Enclosed
    This impassioned and rigorous analysis of the territorial plight of the Q'eqchi Maya of Guatemala highlights an urgent problem for indigenous communities around the world - repeated displacement from their lands. Liza Grandia... Learn More
    Published: 15th March 2012
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  10. Forests of Belonging
    Forests of Belonging examines the history and ongoing transformation of ethnic and social relationships among four distinct communities--Bangando, Baka, Bakwéle, and Mbomam--in the Lobéké forest region of southeastern Cameroon.... Learn More
    Published: 27th July 2011
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  11. Tahiti Beyond the Postcard
    Winner of the 2013 ICAS Book Prize (Social Sciences)The “Tahiti” that most people imagine - white-sand beaches, turquoise lagoons, and beautiful women - is a product of 18th century European romanticism and persists today... Learn More
    Published: 31st January 2011
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  12. Wild Sardinia
    Shared concern for nature can be a way of transcending national, ethnic, religious, and cultural boundaries, yet conservation efforts often pit the interests of historically rooted or indigenous peoples against the state and international... Learn More
    Published: 18th February 2010
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  13. Nature Protests
    As societies around the world are challenged to respond to ever growing environmental crises, it has become increasingly important for activists, policy makers, and environmental practitioners to understand the dynamic relationship... Learn More
    Published: 12th November 2008
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  14. The Earth's Blanket
    This is a thought-provoking look at Native American stories, cultural institutions, and ways of knowing, and what they can teach us about living sustainably.... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2005
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  15. Forest Guardians, Forest Destroyers
    In this far-reaching examination of environmental problems and politics in northern Thailand, Tim Forsyth and Andrew Walker analyze deforestation, water supply, soil erosion, use of agrochemicals, and biodiversity in order to... Learn More
    Published: 16th January 2008
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  16. Being and Place among the Tlingit

    Being and Place among the Tlingit

    By Thomas F. Thornton

    Series Culture, Place, and Nature

    University of Washington Press and Sealaska Heritage Institute

    In Being and Place among the Tlingit, anthropologist Thomas F. Thornton examines the concept of place in the language, social structure, economy, and ritual of southeast Alaska's Tlingit Indians. Place signifies not only a specific... Learn More
    Published: 14th August 2015
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £18.99
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