History: Environmental History

  • Methodological Challenges in Nature-Culture and Environmental History Research book cover

    Methodological Challenges in Nature-Culture and Environmental History Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jocelyn Thorpe, Stephanie Rutherford, L. Anders Sandberg

    This book examines the challenges and possibilities of conducting cultural environmental history research today. Disciplinary commitments certainly influence the questions scholars ask and the ways they seek out answers, but some methodological challenges go beyond the boundaries of any one…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Indian Earthquake (1935) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Indian Earthquake (1935)

    1st Edition

    Edited by C.F. Andrews

    First published in 1935, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the 1934 Nepal-Bihar earthquake, giving a background to the earthquake zone, describing the event itself and surveying the ensuing devastation. The author also looks at the government’s actions and the response of India’s other…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Rethinking the American Antinuclear Movement book cover

    Rethinking the American Antinuclear Movement

    1st Edition

    By Paul Rubinson

    The massive movement against nuclear weapons began with the invention of the atomic bomb in 1945 and lasted throughout the Cold War. Antinuclear protesters of all sorts mobilized in defiance of the move toward nuclear defense in the wake of the Cold War. They influenced U.S. politics,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-02
    Routledge
    American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

  • The Development of Russian Environmental Thought: Scientific and Geographical Perspectives on the Natural Environment book cover

    The Development of Russian Environmental Thought

    Scientific and Geographical Perspectives on the Natural Environment, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Oldfield, Denis J B Shaw

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the very rich thinking about environmental issues which has grown up in Russia since the nineteenth century, a body of knowledge and thought which is not well known to Western scholars and environmentalists.  It shows how in the late nineteenth…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Communicating Climate Change in Russia: State and Propaganda book cover

    Communicating Climate Change in Russia

    State and Propaganda, 1st Edition

    By Marianna Poberezhskaya

    The attitude of Russia towards climate change is extremely important for the success of climate change control policies worldwide, as Russia, with its cold climate and vast resources of carbon fuels, is one of the world’s biggest polluters. Moreover, Russia frequently comes across as not being very…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • A Cultural History of Climate Change book cover

    A Cultural History of Climate Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Bristow, Thomas H. Ford

    Charting innovative directions in the environmental humanities, this book examines the cultural history of climate change under three broad headings: history, writing and politics. Climate change compels us to rethink many of our traditional means of historical understanding, and demands new ways…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Three Mile Island: The Meltdown Crisis and Nuclear Power in American Popular Culture book cover

    Three Mile Island

    The Meltdown Crisis and Nuclear Power in American Popular Culture, 1st Edition

    By Grace Halden

    Three Mile Island explains the far-reaching consequences of the partial meltdown of Pennsylvania’s Three Mile Island power plant on March 28, 1979. Though the disaster was ultimately contained, the fears it triggered had an immediate and lasting impact on public attitudes towards nuclear energy in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20
    Routledge
    Critical Moments in American History

  • Trees, Forested Landscapes and Grazing Animals: A European Perspective on Woodlands and Grazed Treescapes book cover

    Trees, Forested Landscapes and Grazing Animals

    A European Perspective on Woodlands and Grazed Treescapes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian D. Rotherham

    In this comprehensive book, the critical components of the European landscape – forest, parkland, and other grazed landscapes with trees are addressed. The book considers the history of grazed treed landscapes, of large grazing herbivores in Europe, and the implications of the past in shaping…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • The Great Barrier Reef: An Environmental History book cover

    The Great Barrier Reef

    An Environmental History, 1st Edition

    By Ben Daley

    The Great Barrier Reef is located along the coast of Queensland in north-east Australia and is the world's largest coral reef ecosystem. Designated a World Heritage Area, it has been subject to increasing pressures from tourism, fishing, pollution and climate change, and is now protected as a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Dictionary of Sustainability book cover

    Dictionary of Sustainability

    1st Edition

    By Margaret Robertson

    The Dictionary of Sustainability provides clear and accurate definitions of the extensive vocabulary that has developed in this emerging and interdisciplinary field, saving considerable time from searching through the massive quantity of information of differing degrees of quality that is available…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Plantation Crops, Plunder and Power: Evolution and exploitation book cover

    Plantation Crops, Plunder and Power

    Evolution and exploitation, 1st Edition

    By James F. Hancock

    Over the last five centuries, plantation crops have represented the best and worst of industrialized agriculture – "best" through their agronomic productivity and global commercial success, and "worst" as examples of exploitative colonialism, conflict and ill-treatment of workers. This book traces…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Endangerment, Biodiversity and Culture book cover

    Endangerment, Biodiversity and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fernando Vidal, Nélia Dias

    The notion of Endangerment stands at the heart of a network of concepts, values and practices dealing with objects and beings considered threatened by extinction, and with the procedures aimed at preserving them. Usually animated by a sense of urgency and citizenship, identifying endangered…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

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