Nature Across Cultures: Views of Nature and the Environment in Non-Western Cultures (Science Across Cultures: The History of Non-Western Science, Volume 4)

Nature Across Cultures: Views of Nature and the Environment in Non-Western Cultures (Science Across Cultures: The History of Non-Western Science, Volume 4)

Helaine Selin, Arne Kelland


Nature throughout Cultures: perspectives of Nature and the surroundings in Non-Western Cultures contains approximately 25 essays facing the environmental wisdom and ideology of cultures outdoor of the us and Europe. as well as articles surveying Islamic, chinese language, local American, Aboriginal Australian, Indian, Thai, and Andean perspectives of nature and the surroundings, between others, the publication contains essays on Environmentalism and pictures of the opposite, conventional Ecological wisdom, Worldviews and Ecology, Rethinking the Western/non-Western Divide, and panorama, Nature, and tradition. The essays deal with the connections among nature and tradition and relate the environmental practices to the cultures which produced them. each one essay includes an intensive bibliography. as the geographic variety is international, the e-book fills a niche in either environmental background and in cultural experiences. it's going to discover a position at the bookshelves of complex undergraduate scholars, graduate scholars, and students, in addition to in libraries serving these teams.

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