History: Environmental History

  • Rethinking the American Environmental Movement post-1945 book cover

    Rethinking the American Environmental Movement post-1945

    1st Edition

    By Ellen Griffith Spears

    In the period after World War II, urbanization, technological developments, and the specter of the emerging Cold War started to remold human relationships with the environment. New scientific developments in nuclear weapons, medicine, urban living, and food culture all contributed to people…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
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    American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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

  • Tropical Bioproductivity: Origins and Distribution in a Globalized World book cover

    Tropical Bioproductivity

    Origins and Distribution in a Globalized World, 1st Edition

    By David Hammond

    This book investigates the fundamental role that tropical bioproductivity - or more specifically Net Primary Productivity - has played in shaping the global geographies of food, finance, governance and people. The book examines the basic astronomical and thermal properties of our planet to…

    Hardback – 2019-02-06 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Routledge Handbook of Ecocriticism and Environmental Communication book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Ecocriticism and Environmental Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by Scott Slovic, Swarnalatha Rangarajan, Vidya Sarveswaran

    Ecocriticism and environmental communication studies have for many years co-existed as parallel disciplines, occasionally crossing paths but typically operating in separate academic spheres. These fields are now rapidly converging, and this handbook aims to reinforce the common concerns and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Governing the Environment in the Early Modern World: Theory and Practice book cover

    Governing the Environment in the Early Modern World

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sara Miglietti, John Morgan

    Throughout the early modern period, scientific debate and governmental action became increasingly preoccupied with the environment, generating discussion across Europe and the wider world as to how to improve land and climate for human benefit. This discourse eventually promoted the reconsideration…

    Paperback – 2019-01-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Perma/Culture:: Imagining Alternatives in an Age of Crisis book cover

    Perma/Culture:

    Imagining Alternatives in an Age of Crisis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Molly Wallace, David Carruthers

    In the face of what seems like a concerted effort to destroy the only planet that can sustain us, critique is an important tool. It is in this vein that most scholars have approached environmental crisis. While there are numerous texts that chronicle contemporary issues in environmental ills, there…

    Paperback – 2019-01-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Nature State: Rethinking the History of Conservation book cover

    The Nature State

    Rethinking the History of Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wilko Graf von Hardenberg, Matthew Kelly, Claudia Leal, Emily Wakild

    This volume brings together case studies from around the globe (including China, Latin America, the Philippines, Namibia, India and Europe) to explore the history of nature conservation in the twentieth century. It seeks to highlight the state, a central actor in these efforts, which is often taken…

    Paperback – 2019-01-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Environmental History of Modern Migrations book cover

    Environmental History of Modern Migrations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marco Armiero, Richard Tucker

    In the age of climate change, the possibility that dramatic environmental transformations might cause the dislocation of millions of people has become not only a matter for scientific speculation or science-fiction narratives, but the object of strategic planning and military analysis.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-05 
    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, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-11-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

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