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People and the Land through Time: Linking Ecology and History, Second Edition

Emily W. B. Russell Southgate


This extensive revision of the first edition of People and the Land Through Time incorporates research over the last two decades to bring the field of historical ecology from an ecological perspective up to date. It emphasizes the use of new sources of data and interdisciplinary data analysis to interpret ecological processes in the past. It describes a diversity of past ecosystems, and how they affect current ecosystem structure and function as well as offering insight into current structure and process, and assisting in predicting the future. This historical perspective highlights the varied ... More

Keywords: ecology, history, ecosystem, conservation, diversity, global change, historical ecology, interdisciplinary

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780300225808
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: January 2020 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300225808.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Emily W. B. Russell Southgate, author
Hood College