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Anthropology 298: Ecological Anthropology: Getting Started

A guide to basic information resources in Ecological Anthropology.

Selected Keywords and Phrases

Some words and phrases that may be helpful to employ in your searching, along with specific terms such as geographic names, include (but are certainly not limited to) the following:


Human ecology

Nature – effects of human beings on

Human geography

Sustainable architecture

Environmental archaeology

Human ecology- cross cultural studies


Renewable energy sources

Human beings -- Effect of environment on

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Oxford Bibliographies Online

Oxford Bibliographies Online

Oxford Bibliographies Online is a library of discipline-based subject modules created by leading scholars. Each guide includes the most important and significant sources in a specific area of study, with unique editorial commentary to show how the cited sources are interrelated. We have these subjects: Anthropology, Biblical Studies, Classics, Education, International Law, International Relations, Medieval Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Renaissance and Reformation, Sociology, and Victorian Literature.


This guide is intended to direct you to fundamental resources to use when performing research in the area of anthropology. The resources here are by no means comprehensive, but are intended to help you achieve a sound start to your work.

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The western hemisphere of the Blue Marble, created in 2002.
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