History: Environmental History

  • The Routledge Handbook to the History and Society of the Americas book cover

    The Routledge Handbook to the History and Society of the Americas

    Edited by Olaf Kaltmeier, Josef Raab, Mike Foley, Alice Nash, Stefan Rinke, Mario Rufer

     The Routledge Handbook to the History and Society of the Americas explores the history of the Americas, placing particular emphasis on collective and intertwined experiences. This volume considers the shared histories and dynamics of Inter-American relationships through pre-Hispanic empires,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Cold Science: Environmental Knowledge in the North American Arctic During the Cold War book cover

    Cold Science

    Environmental Knowledge in the North American Arctic During the Cold War

    Edited by Stephen Bocking, Daniel Heidt

    Science during the Cold War has become a matter of lively interest within the historical research community, attracting the attention of scholars concerned with the history of science, the Cold War, and environmental history. The Arctic - recognized as a frontier of confrontation between the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • A Cultural History of Famine: Food Security and the Environment in India and Britain book cover

    A Cultural History of Famine

    Food Security and the Environment in India and Britain

    Edited by Ayesha Mukherjee

    The term "food security" does not immediately signal research done in humanities disciplines. It refers to a complex, contested issue, whose currency and significance are hardly debatable given present concerns about environmental change, resource management, and sustainability. The subject is…

    Hardback – 2019-02-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The History of Creation: Or the Development of the Earth and its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes, Volume 1 book cover

    The History of Creation

    Or the Development of the Earth and its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes, Volume 1

    By Ernst Haeckel

    Originally published in 1899, The History of Creation was the first book of its kind to apply a doctrine to the whole range of organic morphology and make use of the effect Darwin had on biological sciences during the 19th century. Haeckel looks at Darwin’s reform of Descent Theory and its…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The History of Creation: Or the Development of the Earth and its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes, Volume 2 book cover

    The History of Creation

    Or the Development of the Earth and its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes, Volume 2

    By Ernst Haeckel

    Originally published in 1899, The History of Creation was the first book of its kind to apply a doctrine to the whole range of organic morphology and make use of the effect Darwin had on biological sciences during the 19th century. Haeckel looks at Darwin’s reform of Descent Theory and its…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Aesthetics of the Undersea book cover

    The Aesthetics of the Undersea

    Edited by Margaret Cohen, Killian Quigley

    Among global environments, the undersea is unique in the challenges it poses – and the opportunities it affords – for sensation, perception, inquiry, and fantasy. The Aesthetics of the Undersea draws case studies in such potencies from the subaqueous imaginings of Western culture, and from the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Shifting Sands of the North Sea Lowlands: Literary and Historical Imaginaries book cover

    The Shifting Sands of the North Sea Lowlands

    Literary and Historical Imaginaries

    By Katie Ritson

    Global seawater levels are rising and the low-lying coasts of the North Sea basin are amongst the most vulnerable in Europe. In our current moment of environmental crisis, the North Sea coasts are literary arenas in which the challenges and concerns of the Anthropocene are being played out. This…

    Paperback – 2018-11-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Environmentalism under Authoritarian Regimes: Myth, Propaganda, Reality book cover

    Environmentalism under Authoritarian Regimes

    Myth, Propaganda, Reality

    Edited by Stephen Brain, Viktor Pál

    Since the early 2000s, authoritarianism has risen as an increasingly powerful global phenomenon. This shift has not only social and political implications, but environmental implications too: authoritarian leaders seek to recast the relationship between society and the government in every aspect of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The History of the Irish Famine book cover

    The History of the Irish Famine

    Edited by Christine Kinealy, Jason King, Gerard Moran

    The Great Irish Famine remains one of the most lethal famines in modern world history and a watershed moment in the development of modern Ireland – socially, politically, demographically and culturally. In the space of only four years, Ireland lost twenty-five per cent of its population as a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09 
    Routledge

  • Environment and Identity Politics in Colonial Africa: Fulani Migrations and Land Conflict book cover

    Environment and Identity Politics in Colonial Africa

    Fulani Migrations and Land Conflict

    By Emmanuel Mbah

    Economic, political, and ethnic favoritism are common themes in the historiography of colonial Africa. Land ownership and control, and the abilities of the respective landscapes to sustain Africa’s growing population amidst the throes of climate change, have created recurrent identity crises…

    Paperback – 2018-09-28 
    Routledge

  • Design Realities: Creativity, Nature and the Human Spirit book cover

    Design Realities

    Creativity, Nature and the Human Spirit

    By Stuart Walker

    Design Realities explores a wide range of topics on creativity, design and spiritual well-being. Using critique, rational inquiry and personal reflection, Stuart Walker looks squarely at our contemporary condition, demonstrates how current assumptions and material expectations are becoming…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01
    Routledge

  • Cultural Sustainability: Perspectives from the Humanities and Social Sciences book cover

    Cultural Sustainability

    Perspectives from the Humanities and Social Sciences

    Edited by Torsten Meireis, Gabriele Rippl

    If the political and social benchmarks of sustainability and sustainable development are to be met, ignoring the role of the humanities and social, cultural and ethical values is highly problematic. People’s worldviews, beliefs and principles have an immediate impact on how they act and should be…

    Hardback – 2018-08-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

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