Knowing country

Indigenous Australians and the land

J. L. Kohen

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Abstract

This book consists of 25 essays dealing with the environmental knowledge and beliefs of cultures outside of the United States and Europe. In addition to articles surveying Islamic, Chinese, Native American, Aboriginal Australian, Indian, Thai, and Andean views of nature and the environment, among others, the book includes essays on Environmentalism and Images of the Other, Traditional Ecological Knowledge, Worldviews and Ecology, Rethinking the Western/non-Western Divide, and Landscape, Nature, and Culture. The essays address the connections between nature and culture and relate the environmental practices to the cultures which produced them.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNature across cultures
Subtitle of host publicationviews of nature and the environment in non-Western cultures
Place of PublicationDordrecht, The Netherlands
PublisherKluwer Academic Publishers
Pages229-243
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)1402012357
Publication statusPublished - 2003

Publication series

NameScience across cultures
PublisherKluwer Academic Publishers

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