History: Environmental History

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Rethinking the American Environmental Movement post-1945 book cover

    Rethinking the American Environmental Movement post-1945

    1st Edition

    By Ellen Spears

    Rethinking the American Environmental Movement post-1945 turns a fresh interpretive lens on the past, drawing on a wide range of new histories of environmental activism to analyze the actions of those who created the movement and those who tried to thwart them. Concentrating on the decades since…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
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    American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

  • Waste Matters: Urban margins in contemporary literature book cover

    Waste Matters

    Urban margins in contemporary literature, 1st Edition

    By Sarah K. Harrison

    How do those pushed to the margins survive in contemporary cities? What role do they play in today’s increasingly complex urban ecosystems? Faced with stark disparities in human and environmental wellbeing, what form might more equitable cities take? Waste Matters argues that contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21 
    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 – 2019-01-17
    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 – 2019-01-17
    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 – 2019-01-17
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    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 – 2019-01-17
    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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

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

    Design Realities

    Creativity, Nature and the Human Spirit, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-10-26
    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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Humanities for the Environment: Integrating knowledge, forging new constellations of practice book cover

    Humanities for the Environment

    Integrating knowledge, forging new constellations of practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joni Adamson, Michael Davis

    Humanities for the Environment, or HfE, is an ambitious project that from 2013-2015 was funded by a generous grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The project networked universities and researchers internationally through a system of 'observatories'. This book collects the work of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Transdisciplinary Journeys in the Anthropocene: More-than-human encounters book cover

    Transdisciplinary Journeys in the Anthropocene

    More-than-human encounters, 1st Edition

    By Kate Wright

    Transdisciplinary Journeys in the Anthropocene offers a new perspective on international environmental scholarship, focusing on the emotional and affective connections between human and nonhuman lives to reveal fresh connections between global issues of climate change, species extinction and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge

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