The Resource Amazon sweet sea : land, life, and water at the river's mouth, by Nigel J.H. Smith

Amazon sweet sea : land, life, and water at the river's mouth, by Nigel J.H. Smith

Label
Amazon sweet sea : land, life, and water at the river's mouth
Title
Amazon sweet sea
Title remainder
land, life, and water at the river's mouth
Statement of responsibility
by Nigel J.H. Smith
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author explores how human use of the Amazon estuary's natural resources has been affected by technological change, rapid urban growth, and accelerated market integration. He shows how human intervention in the estuary has actually diversified agriculture and helped save floodplain forests from wanton destruction
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Nigel J. H.
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GF532.A4
LC item number
S65 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human ecology
  • Rain forest ecology
  • Environmental degradation
  • Environmental policy
  • Landscape changes
  • International economic relations
  • Écologie humaine
  • Écologie des forêts pluviales
  • Environnement
  • Environnement
  • Paysage
  • Ecology
  • Economic history
  • Environmental degradation
  • Environmental policy
  • Human ecology
  • International economic relations
  • Landscape changes
  • Rain forest ecology
  • Waldökosystem
  • Umweltschaden
  • Landschaftsentwicklung
  • Humanökologie
  • Mündungsgebiet
  • Regenwald
  • Amazon River Valley
  • Amazon River Valley
  • Amazonie
  • Amazon River Valley
  • Amazonas
Label
Amazon sweet sea : land, life, and water at the river's mouth, by Nigel J.H. Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-272) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Where Titans Meet -- 2. Reinventing Pristine Nature -- 3. Jungle Cowboys -- 4. Pillars of Life -- 5. A Banquet of Wild Fruits -- 6. In the Shadow of the Forest -- 7. Chainsaw Orgy -- 8. Fishing and Plants in the River-Sea -- 9. The Hunt between Land and Water -- 10. Misty Dawn
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 281 pages
Isbn
9780292777705
Lccn
2001008473
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)48691370
  • (OCoLC)ocm48691370
Label
Amazon sweet sea : land, life, and water at the river's mouth, by Nigel J.H. Smith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-272) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Where Titans Meet -- 2. Reinventing Pristine Nature -- 3. Jungle Cowboys -- 4. Pillars of Life -- 5. A Banquet of Wild Fruits -- 6. In the Shadow of the Forest -- 7. Chainsaw Orgy -- 8. Fishing and Plants in the River-Sea -- 9. The Hunt between Land and Water -- 10. Misty Dawn
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 281 pages
Isbn
9780292777705
Lccn
2001008473
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)48691370
  • (OCoLC)ocm48691370

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