‘Environmental Orientations’ and the Anthropology of the Anthropocene

in Anthropological Journal of European Cultures
Author: Gisela Welz1
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  • 1 Goethe University G.Welz@em.uni-frankfurt.de
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In the 1970s, scholar Ina-Maria Greverus was a pioneer in opening German Volkskunde towards international horizons. Her concept of human-environment interaction as “territoriality”, inspired by US-american cultural ecology, is reconsidered as an anthropology of the Anthropocene avant la lettre.