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Forests of Fortune?

The Environmental History of Southeast Borneo, 1600-1880

Forests of Fortune?( )
Author: Knapen, Han
Series title:Verhandelingen Van Het Koninklijk Instituut Voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde Ser.
ISBN:978-90-6718-158-7
Publication Date:Jan 2001
Publisher:BRILL
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $45.00
Book Description:

The book deals with the relationship between people and the natural environment in Southeast Borneo, based on many hitherto unused primary sources. It describes the ways in which people made a living within the wide range of environments found here, focusing on agriculture, hunting, fishing, animal husbandry, forest exploitation, and the collection of products for the market. It deals with the impact of these activities on the natural environment and attempts to explain why most areas...
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Book Details
Pages:487
Detailed Subjects: Nature / Ecology
Science / Life Sciences / Ecology
History / Asia / Southeast Asia
Book Weight:1.736 Pounds



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