Book ID: CBB000952103

Lost Land of the Dodo: An Ecological History of Mauritius, Réunion and Rodrigues (2008)


Cheke, A. S. (Author)
Hume, Julian Pender (Author)

Yale University Press

Publication Date: 2008
Physical Details: 464 pp.; ill.; maps; bibl.; index
Language: English

Description Charts the ecological changes, especially the many extinctions, since the discovery and colonization of these islands beginning in the 1500s.

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Authors & Contributors
Saikku, Mikko
Myllyntaus, Timo
Hornborg, Alf
Martinez-Alier, Joan
McNeill, John R.
Lehtinen, Ari Aukusti
Environmental History
Revue d'Histoire Moderne et Contemporaine
Technology and Culture
Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities
British Journal for the History of Science
History of Science
Oxford University Press
Ohio University Press
AltaMira Press
Island Press/Shearwater Books
University of Chicago Press
I. B. Tauris
Environmental sciences
Environmental history
Extinction (biology)
Environmental degradation
Mahony, Martin
Odum, Howard Thomas
Time Periods
19th century
20th century, late
20th century
Early modern
21st century
United States
Indian Ocean

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