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Focusing on the Quechua-speaking Indians in Ecuador looks at the cultural, economic and environmental issues for both indigenous communities and tourists. Explores the changes in the Southern environment from the prehistoric era to the modern era, focusing on issues of human/environment interaction, changing patterns of land use, and the subsequent changes in the environment. (3). 320. Every culture has natural resources such as trees, plants, and rocks that people put to some use.

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Publisher: Allen & Unwin (1985)

ISBN: 0868614629

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