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Suburbs and the Inner Heartland

Ian Farrington

in Cusco: Urbanism and Archaeology in the Inka World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044330
eISBN:
9780813046327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044330.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The hinterland of Cusco was also subject to planning under Pachakuti Inka Yupanki, particularly agricultural developments such as terracing, channelization, and the construction of qolqa. This ... More


Prospects for Circa Situm Tree Conservation in Mesoamerican Dry-Forest Agro-Ecosystems

David H. Boshier, James E. Gordon, and Adrian J. Barrance

in Biodiversity Conservation in Costa Rica: Learning the Lessons in a Seasonal Dry Forest

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223097
eISBN:
9780520937772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223097.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses the role circa situm (farmer-based conservation) approaches play in conserving valuable tree species in dry forest agro-ecosystems in Mesoamerica. These approaches have been ... More


Visualizing Maya Agriculture along the Rio Hondo: A Remote Sensing Approach

Thomas Guderjan, Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach, Timothy Beach, Samantha Krause, and Clifford Brown

in Perspectives on the Ancient Maya of Chetumal Bay

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062792
eISBN:
9780813051758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062792.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 5 draws on a broad range of evidence to develop a view of what the agricultural landscape of the Rio Hondo basin, now on the Belize-Mexican border, must have looked like in the heavily ... More


Rubber and the Making of Vietnam: An Ecological History, 1897-1975

Michitake Aso

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469637150
eISBN:
9781469637174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469637150.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

How can a single tree species affect human projects on the scale of empires and nations? Rubber and the Making of Vietnam explores this question for the rubber tree in Vietnamese history. Dating back ... More


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