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Molding the Planet: Human Niche Construction at Work

About this issue

This volume explores some of the diverse niches created by humans in different times and places. The essays span the globe, from Texas to China, from Scandinavia to Papua New Guinea, exploring agricultural spaces and indoor biomes, human aesthetics, and Anthropocentric perspectives.

Content

The Cattle Guard

Etienne Benson considers the role that material interventions into the vernacular landscape play in solidifying our understandings of bodily difference across species.