The Biology of Civilisation
Understanding Human Culture as a Force in Nature
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|Format:||Paperback / softback, 224 pages|
|Other Information: ||illustrations|
|Published In: ||Australia, 01 March 2004|
Looks at the complex interrelationships between human culture and the nature. Covering the period from the beginning of agriculture right up to the present day, it focuses on issues relating to human health and well-being and the state of our natural environment. From his vast survey, author Stephen Boyden draws some key conclusions critical to the future of humanity.
About the Author
Stephen Boyden has long been regarded as one of Australia's leading biological scientists, and is acknowledged internationally as a pioneer of the study of 'biohistory' - which is said to seek to understand the human condition by considering the relationship between human culture and biological processes, particularly with regard to the health of humans and ecosystems.
|Publisher: ||UNSW Press|
|Dimensions: ||21.03 x 16.61 x 1.19 centimeters (0.28 kg)|