Marine environmental history analyses the changing relationships between human societies and marine natural resources over time. This is the first book which deals in a systematic way with the theoretical backgrounds of this discipline. Major theories and methods are introduced by leading scholars of the field. The book seeks to encapsulate some of the major velties of this fascinating new discipline and its contribution to the management, conservation and restoration of marine and coastal ecosystems as well as the cultural heritages of coastal communities in different parts of the world.
Dr Kathleen Schwerdtner Manez is affiliated at the Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT) in Germany. Prof. Dr Bo Poulsen is affiliated at the Aalborg University in Denmark.
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Life Sciences: General
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30 black & white illustrations, 15 colour illustrations, 15 colour tables, biography