E-books: Environmental History

  • The Earth, Humanity and God: The Templeton Lectures Cambridge, 1993 book cover

    The Earth, Humanity and God

    The Templeton Lectures Cambridge, 1993, 1st Edition

    By Colin A. Russell

    Originally published in 1994, The Earth, Humanity and God discusses the relationship between science and religion. The book discusses the condition of the earth (as it was at the time of publication) and the future prospects of the planet, arguing that neither the conventional "mechanistic" view…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A History of Energy Flows: From Human Labor to Renewable Power book cover

    A History of Energy Flows

    From Human Labor to Renewable Power, 1st Edition

    By Anthony N. Penna

    This book presents a global and historical perspective of energy flows during the last millennium. The search for sustainable energy is a key issue dominating today’s energy regime. This book details the historical evolution of energy, following the overlapping and slow flowing transitions from one…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge

  • Anthropocene Antarctica: Perspectives from the Humanities, Law and Social Sciences book cover

    Anthropocene Antarctica

    Perspectives from the Humanities, Law and Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Leane, Jeffrey McGee

    Anthropocene Antarctica offers new ways of thinking about the ‘Continent for Science and Peace’ in a time of planetary environmental change. In the Anthropocene, Antarctica has become central to the Earth’s future. Ice cores taken from its interior reveal the deep environmental history of the…

    eBook – 2019-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Anthropocene: Key Issues for the Humanities book cover

    The Anthropocene

    Key Issues for the Humanities, 1st Edition

    By Eva Horn, Hannes Bergthaller

    The Anthropocene is a concept which challenges the foundations of humanities scholarship as it is traditionally understood. It calls not only for closer engagement with the natural sciences but also for a synthetic approach bringing together insights from the various subdisciplines in the…

    eBook – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • The Far Right and the Environment: Politics, Discourse and Communication book cover

    The Far Right and the Environment

    Politics, Discourse and Communication, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bernhard Forchtner

    At the beginning of the twenty-first century, both the crisis of liberal democracy, as visible in, for example, the rise of far-right actors in Europe and the United States, and environmental crises, from declining biodiversity to climate change, are increasingly in the public spotlight. Whilst…

    eBook – 2019-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Ecocriticism and the Anthropocene in Nineteenth-Century Art and Visual Culture book cover

    Ecocriticism and the Anthropocene in Nineteenth-Century Art and Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maura Coughlin, Emily Gephart

    In this volume, emerging and established scholars bring ethical and political concerns for the environment, nonhuman animals and social justice to the study of nineteenth-century visual culture. They draw their theoretical inspiration from the vitality of emerging critical discourses, such as new…

    eBook – 2019-09-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Ecological Investigations: A Phenomenology of Habitats book cover

    Ecological Investigations

    A Phenomenology of Habitats, 1st Edition

    By Adam C. Konopka

    These investigations identify and clarify some basic assumptions and methodological principles involved in ecological explanations of plant associations. How are plants geographically distributed into characteristic groups? What are the basic conditions that organize groups of interspecific plant…

    eBook – 2019-08-21
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • Humans and Lions: Conflict, Conservation and Coexistence book cover

    Humans and Lions

    Conflict, Conservation and Coexistence, 1st Edition

    By Keith Somerville

    This book places lion conservation and the relationship between people and lions both in historical context and in the context of the contemporary politics of conservation in Africa. The killing of Cecil the Lion in July 2015 brought such issues to the public’s attention. Were lions threatened in…

    eBook – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Transforming Socio-Natures in Turkey: Landscapes, State and Environmental Movements book cover

    Transforming Socio-Natures in Turkey

    Landscapes, State and Environmental Movements, 1st Edition

    Edited by Onur İnal, Ethemcan Turhan

    This book is an exploration of the environmental makings and contested historical trajectories of environmental change in Turkey. Despite the recent proliferation of studies on the political economy of environmental change and urban transformation, until now there has not been a sufficiently…

    eBook – 2019-07-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Commons in a Glocal World: Global Connections and Local Responses book cover

    The Commons in a Glocal World

    Global Connections and Local Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tobias Haller, Thomas Breu, Tine De Moor, Christian Rohr, Heinzpeter Znoj

    This volume focuses on how, in Europe, the debate on the commons is discussed in regard to historical and contemporary dimensions, critically referencing the work of Elinor Ostrom. It also explores from the perspective of new institutional political ecology (NIPE) how Europe directly and indirectly…

    eBook – 2019-04-30
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Gardens and Human Agency in the Anthropocene book cover

    Gardens and Human Agency in the Anthropocene

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Paula Diogo, Ana Duarte Rodrigues, Ana Simões, Davide Scarso

    This volume discusses gardens as designed landscapes of mediation between nature and culture, embodying different levels of human control over wilderness, defining specific rules for this confrontation and staging different forms of human dominance. The contributing authors focus on ways of…

    eBook – 2019-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Legacy of Carbon Dioxide: Past and Present Impacts book cover

    The Legacy of Carbon Dioxide

    Past and Present Impacts, 1st Edition

    By Paul J. Karol

    The Legacy of Carbon Dioxide: Past and Present Impacts covers the truly varied roles carbon dioxide has played and continues to play in the character of our planet. Chapters address the synthesis of CO2 in stars, the evolution of the atmosphere over billions of years, the chemical and physical…

    eBook – 2019-04-26
    CRC Press

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