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Author Wall, Derek, author.

Title The commons in history : culture, conflict, and ecology / Derek Wall.

Published Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Cres  333.2 WALL    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 165 pages ; 21 cm.
Series History for a sustainable future
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1.Commons Ecology -- Overview -- Commons, Sustainability, and Environmental History -- What Is the Commons? -- Contested Commons -- The Tragedy of the Commons -- Commons as a Solution -- Commons History: England, Mongolia, and India -- Successful Commons -- Ecologically Failed Commons -- 2.Culture in Common? -- Commons as an Economic Solution -- Culture as a Means of Conservation -- Culture versus Economics -- The Gift Economy -- Contested Cultures -- Misreading the Cultural Commons -- 3.Commons in Conflict -- The Assault on the Commons -- Enclosure and Colonization -- Ecological Imperialism -- The Radical Case for the Commons -- Conflicted Commons -- Commons, Conflict, and Gender -- Continuing Commons -- 4.Questions for Good Ancestors -- How Do We Research the Commons? -- How Can the Commons Sustain the Environment? -- How Do We Socially Share? -- How Do We Fight the Crab? -- How Do We Love the Land? -- Before Time People.
Subject Commons -- History.
ISBN 9780262027212 (hardcover : alk. paper)