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A Place Against Time: Land and Environment in the Papua New Guinea Highlands

A Place Against Time: Land and Environment in the Papua New Guinea Highlands (Hardback)

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A Place Against Time is an ethnographically focused environmental study of Montane, New Guinea, where people were among the world's first to cultivate crops some ten millennia ago, and where today an enduring agricultural condition continues. It arranges its account of climate, vegetation topography and geology according to their relationship with the soils of the region occupied by Wola speakers in the Southern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea, in the Western Pacific. This book breaks new intellectual ground as an ethno-environmental investigation with a soils perspective, ethno-pedology being a little researched topic to date.

Natural World & The EnvironmentAgriculture & farmingNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentManagement of land & natural resourcesDrought & water supplyNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentWaste managementPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesAnthropologySocial & cultural anthropologyScience & MathematicsGeographyRegional geography Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 01/09/1996 ISBN-13: 9783718659258  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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