This study is an illustrated overview of the relationship between people and their environment worldwide. It is not only about the natural aspects of agricultural production; the authors also adress the non-material benefits of a healthy natural environment. The book has a preface by Ruud Lubbers, former prime minister of the Netherlands.
Frank den Hertog is social geographer.
Herman van der Wusten is professor of political geography, all at the University of Amsterdam.
Ton Dietz is professor of social geography.