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    Introduction: historical perspectives on bioinvasions in the Mediterranean region

    Pooley, Simon and Queiroz, A.I. (2018) Introduction: historical perspectives on bioinvasions in the Mediterranean region. In: Queiroz, A.I. and Pooley, Simon (eds.) Histories of Bioinvasions in the Mediterranean. Environmental History 8. Springer International Publishing, pp. 1-19. ISBN 9783319749860.

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    This chapter introduces the main themes of the book and states its aims and scope. It defines and provides an overview of the study region, discussing the biophysical and historiographical dimensions of defining a ‘Mediterranean region’. Key polemics arising in debates over how to think about bioinvasions are considered, and the editors’ positions clarified. An overview of the book’s ten chapters follows, informing a concluding discussion on directions for future study of bioinvasions in the Mediterranean region.


    Item Type: Book Section
    Additional Information: Series ISSN: 2211-9019
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): environmental history; Mediterranean; biological invasions; bioinvasions; invasion biology; wildfire; historical ecology
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
    Depositing User: Simon Pooley
    Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2018 14:53
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:42


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