"Pacific Forest" explores the use of the forest of the Solomon Islands from the pre-historic period up to the end of 1997, when much of the indigenous commercial forest had been logged.
Author: Judith A. Bennett
"Pacific Forest" explores the use of the forest of the Solomon Islands from the pre-historic period up to the end of 1997, when much of the indigenous commercial forest had been logged. It is the first study of the history of the forest in any Pacific Island; the first analysis of the indigenous and British colonial perceptions of the Melanesian forest; and the first critical analysis for this region, not only of colonial forest policies but of later policies and practices which made the governments of independence exploiters of their own people. "Pacific Forest" addresses a range of evidence drawn from several disciplines, and is a major contribution to environmental history.
Trade pattern Three salient features in the pattern of forest products trade in the
Pacific Basin are : the large bilateral trade between Canada and the United
States , the rise of the Japanese market discussed above , and the relatively
Author: John Dargavel
Publisher: Duke University Press
A dozen papers from a symposium in Honolulu, May-June 1991, explore forestry practices, trade, and policies in countries around the Pacific rim. Many address historical topics such as forest products trade in pre-industrial Japan and China; others, current issues in New Zealand, Hawaii, Malaysia, and other places. No index. Paper edition (unseen), $14.95. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Nor in any of the genera common to the two does the Pacific forest equal the
Atlantic in species . It has not half as many Maples , nor Ashes , nor Poplars , nor
Walnuts , nor Birches , and those it has are of smaller size and inferior quality ; it
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