Cultivated Landscapes of Native North America (Oxford Geographical and Environmental Studies Series)

by William E. Doolittle

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

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Read "Cultivated Landscapes of Native Amazonia and the Andes, Hispanic American Historical Review" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your fingertips. The natives had no livestock, since most of the large mammals of North America had disappeared in the Holocene Extinction, leaving no species susceptible to domestication. So women gardened while men hunted and fished. The crops Native American women cultivated are called the three sisters. Maize was planted in hills rather than rows. Beans.   -- B. Rowe Choice For trees, the authoritative guide is Native Trees for North American Landscapes. -- John Van de Water Newark Star-Ledger Loaded with the up-to-date information gardeners need about native plants, this is a book /5(12). But that is perhaps another book. Cultivated Landscapes of Native America and the Andes. WILLIAM M. DENEVAN. Oxford University Press, New York, xxx + pp., figures, tables, appendices, bibliography, index. $ (cloth). Reviewed by Clark L. Erickson, University of Penn- sylvania. This volume is the culmination of a lifelong research.

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Cultivated Landscapes Of Native North America. Author by: William Emery Doolittle cultivated, and industrial landscapes, as well as to the various schemes specifically directed towards the provision of artificial nest sites and platforms. and politics in the circumpolar north.

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Unlike any other book dealing with native agriculture in North America, this book takes a geographical stance, focusing on fields, field features, and field systems.

Emphasis is placed on modifications of the biophysical environment, specifically vegetation, soil, slope, and hydrology. Nearly maps, drawings, and photographs richly illustrate the complexities of aboriginal American food.

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A good relatively recent synthesis is "The Native Population of the Americas in ", where a wide variety of different estimates are considered, and the book arrives on a figure of 53, with a range of 43, to 64, for the population of.

The others in the trilogy are William Doolittle's Cultivated Landscapes of Native North America () and Cultivated Landscapes of Middle America on the Eve of Conquest by Thomas Whitmore and B.

Cultivated Landscapes of Native Amazonia and the Andes (and it's companion books) is the culmination of a lifetime of pathfinding research and teaching. It is a text, organized and written for graduate and undergraduate instruction, but between the lines it is also a tale of adventure and exploration.5/5(3).

Cultivated Landscapes of Native North America by William E. Doolittle It's ok, but it's exceedingly academic, and makes no use whatsoever of American Indian's own accounts of land use practices. It does contain exhaustive review of all known documentary, ethnographic, and archaeological evidence of horticulture, agriculture, and land management.

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The authors' extensive horticultural knowledge is distilled in this comprehensive cross section of trees native to North America, from the Atlantic to the Rockies and from northern Canada to the Gulf Coast. The main section of the book is divided into tree profiles, each describing flowers and fruit, native and adaptive range, culture, and.

William E. Doolittle (born September 3, in Texas, USA) is an American geographer who is prominent among the fourth generation of the Berkeley School of Latin Americanist is currently the Erich W. Zimmermann Regents Professor in Geography at the Department of Geography and the Environment at University of Texas at specializes in landscapes and agricultural.

Native American agriculture reading list. Cultivated Landscapes of Native North America. Oxford University Press. This book is a series of papers summarizing information presented at a conference inbut it's very untechnical.

The book has summaries of what people grew and ate throughout the Archaic and Woodland periods. Many common native trees are just as beautiful as cultivated exotics. Since they have evolved with local conditions and are well adapted to their climate, they often require less maintenance and won't escape to invade a balanced ecosystem.

The authors' extensive horticultural knowledge is distilled in this comprehensive cross section of trees native to North America, from the Atlantic to the. areas of North America that were settled between by members of the LDS church Despite the fact that the population of the Intermontane West is now highly urbanized and primary sector activities now employ few people in the region, conflicts over natural resources are still common.

The human-environment conditions in the Americas on the eve of the sixteenth-century European conquest have of late attracted growing interest in both academic and public circles. Focusing on Middle America, this book completes a trilogy which has made the most comprehensive survey ever achieved of pre-Colombian agriculture and culture throughout the continents.

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Between BC and BC (the so-called Archaic period), Native Americans in our area ate a variety of un-domesticated native. Various groups of Native Americans shaped North and South America for millennia before modern Americans started paving the forests to put up parking lots.

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