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The Appropriation of Nature: Essays on Human Ecology and Social Relations

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How do human beings differ from other animals? Do they alone produce their food, make tools, co-operate and share? Tim Ingold addresses such questions by exploring the human "mastery" or appropriation, of nature. As living organisms, humans relate ecologically to their natural environments; as persons they relate to socially to one another. The interplay between social and ecological relations constitutes the central theme of this book. drawing on wide-ranging ethnographic material, as well as on studies of non-human primates, Ingold contrasts human hunting and gathering both to non-human foraging and to pastoralism and cultivation, and, in doing so, challenges basic assumptions about humanity and animality.

Hardback book in good condition with mild shelf wear.

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Author(s):
Tim Ingold
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0719018625
ISBN-13:
9780719018626
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
Title:
The Appropriation of Nature: Essays on Human Ecology and Social Relations

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How do human beings differ from other animals? Do they alone produce their food, make tools, co-operate and share? Tim Ingold addresses such questions by exploring the human "mastery" or appropriation, of nature. As living organisms, humans relate ecologically to their natural environments; as persons they relate to socially to one another. The interplay between social and ecological relations constitutes the central theme of this book. drawing on wide-ranging ethnographic material, as well as on studies of non-human primates, Ingold contrasts human hunting and gathering both to non-human foraging and to pastoralism and cultivation, and, in doing so, challenges basic assumptions about humanity and animality.

Hardback book in good condition with mild shelf wear.

Author(s):
Tim Ingold
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0719018625
ISBN-13:
9780719018626
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
Title:
The Appropriation of Nature: Essays on Human Ecology and Social Relations

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