256 pages, 6 x 9
10 colour photos
How Nature and Culture Shape Our World
Human Ecology brings together for the first time scholarshipfrom the social and natural sciences as well as the environmentaldesign arts to offer an overview of the field of human ecology and toshow how the field may help us to envision our futures. While theapproach is largely theoretical, it has broad policy and practicalimplications, and represents an important new work for anyone concernedwith interactions between humans and the environment.
Frederick Steiner is dean of the School ofArchitecture at the University of Texas at Austin. His books includeThe Living Landscape, 2nd Edition and, with Ian McHarg, ToHeal The Earth.
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