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Holocene deforestation: a history of human–environmental interactions, climate change, and extinction

Rob Marchant, Simon Brewer, Thompson Webb III, and Samuel T. Turvey

in Holocene Extinctions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199535095
eISBN:
9780191715754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535095.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Understanding past human-environmental interactions is central for assessing present-day human impacts on forest ecosystems. Deforestation has shaped terrestrial ecosystems extensively throughout the ... More


Infrastructure Development

Elisabeth Kontogiorgi

in Population Exchange in Greek Macedonia: The Rural Settlement of Refugees 1922-1930

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199278961
eISBN:
9780191706806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278961.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter argues that rural refugee resettlement and its success were not limited to allocation of a plot and at best a house to each refugee family, but it was related to the general improvement ... More


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