Historical ecology and archaeology in the Galápagos Islands : a legacy of human occupation / Peter W. Stahl, Fernando J. Astudillo, Ross W. Jamieson, Diego Quiroga, and Florencio Delgado ; foreword by Victor D. Thompson.
Contributor(s): Astudillo, Fernando J [author.] | Jamieson, Ross W. (Ross William) [author.] | Quiroga, Diego [author.] | Delgado, Florencio [author.] | Thompson, Victor D [author of foreword.].Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Society and ecology in island and coastal archaeology: Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, Description: 1 online resource (xix, 216 pages 10 unnumbered pages of plates).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780813057385; 0813057388.Subject(s): Indians of South America -- Galapagos Islands -- Antiquities | Galapagos Islands -- Discovery and exploration | Galapagos Islands -- Antiquities | Antiquities | Discoveries in geography | Indians of South America -- Antiquities | Galapagos Islands | SOCIAL SCIENCE / ArchaeologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 986.6/5 LOC classification: F3741.G2 | S65 2020Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction -- Humans encounter Galápagos -- Manuel J. Cobos, San Cristóbal, and the Hacienda el Progreso -- Island production for global and local consumption -- Consumption and control in the material culture of Hacienda el Progreso -- Galápagos, San Cristóbal, El Progreso, and Colonos in a changing world.
The Galápagos Islands are one of the world's premiere nature attractions, home to unique ecosystems widely thought to be untouched and pristine. This volume reveals that the archipelago is not as isolated as many imagine, examining how centuries of human occupation have transformed its landscape.
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