History: Environmental History

  • The Broken Promise of Agricultural Progress: An Environmental History book cover

    The Broken Promise of Agricultural Progress

    An Environmental History, 1st Edition

    By Cameron Muir

    Food and the global agricultural system has become one of the defining public concerns of the twenty-first century. Ecological disorder and inequity is at the heart of our food system. This thoughtful and confronting book tells the story of how the development of modern agriculture promised…

    Paperback – 2014-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Rethinking Invasion Ecologies from the Environmental Humanities book cover

    Rethinking Invasion Ecologies from the Environmental Humanities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jodi Frawley, Iain McCalman

    Research from a humanist perspective has much to offer in interrogating the social and cultural ramifications of invasion ecologies. The impossibility of securing national boundaries against accidental transfer and the unpredictable climatic changes of our time have introduced new dimensions and…

    Paperback – 2014-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Exploring Climate Change through Science and in Society: An anthology of Mike Hulme's essays, interviews and speeches book cover

    Exploring Climate Change through Science and in Society

    An anthology of Mike Hulme's essays, interviews and speeches, 1st Edition

    By Mike Hulme

    Mike Hulme has been studying climate change for over thirty years and is today one of the most distinctive and recognisable voices speaking internationally about climate change in the academy, in public and in the media. The argument that he has made powerfully over the last few years is that…

    Paperback – 2013-08-06
    Routledge

  • The Medieval Natural World book cover

    The Medieval Natural World

    1st Edition

    By Richard Jones

    How did medieval people make sense of their surroundings, and how did this change over the years as understanding and knowledge expanded?This new Seminar Study is designed to familiarise students of medieval history with the ways in which medieval people interpreted the world around them –…

    Paperback – 2013-01-28
    Routledge
    Seminar Studies

  • An Environmental History of the Middle Ages: The Crucible of Nature book cover

    An Environmental History of the Middle Ages

    The Crucible of Nature, 1st Edition

    By John Aberth

    The Middle Ages was a critical and formative time for Western approaches to our natural surroundings. An Environmental History of the Middle Ages is a unique and unprecedented cultural survey of attitudes towards the environment during this period. Humankind’s relationship with the environment…

    Paperback – 2012-09-04
    Routledge

  • A History of Energy: Northern Europe from the Stone Age to the Present Day book cover

    A History of Energy

    Northern Europe from the Stone Age to the Present Day, 1st Edition

    By Bent Sorensen

    In this seminal book, Bent Sørensen views human society as driven by the quest for, and control of, energy. From allowing our prehistoric ancestors to survive harsh northern European winters to more recent global energy security and climate concerns, the control and effective harnessing of energy…

    Paperback – 2011-11-09
    Routledge

  • Environmental Issues book cover

    Environmental Issues

    1st Edition

    This practical work demonstrates that controlling urban growth and reviving central city economies are not mutually exclusive endeavors. Rather than re-hash theories of urban development, the contributors describe and evaluate successful community-tested approaches to sustaining cities.…

    Hardback – 2011-05-13
    Routledge

  • The Beast Within: Animals in the Middle Ages book cover

    The Beast Within

    Animals in the Middle Ages, 2nd Edition

    By Joyce Salisbury

    Praise for the first edition: "...a brave and fascinating exploration of an area that has so far been rather neglected by both historical and literary critics. The Beast Within provides extremely valuable information on the legal and cultural background of the human-animal relationship..." --…

    Paperback – 2010-10-13
    Routledge

  • Forging Environmentalism: Justice, Livelihood, and Contested Environments: Justice, Livelihood, and Contested Environments book cover

    Forging Environmentalism: Justice, Livelihood, and Contested Environments

    Justice, Livelihood, and Contested Environments, 1st Edition

    By Joanne R Bauer

    Drawing on an unusually rich empirical base, this timely and compelling book examines how environmental values are constructed and legitimized within the policy process. It trains the spotlight on four environmentally significant countries - China, Japan, India, and the United States - representing…

    Paperback – 2006-07-15
    Routledge

  • The New Eco-Architecture: Alternatives from the Modern Movement book cover

    The New Eco-Architecture: Alternatives from the Modern Movement

    1st Edition

    By Colin Porteous

    The New Eco-Architecture builds a historical bridge between architectural science and design. It seeks to address neglected aspects of the Modern Movement as a prelude to supporting a diversity of architectural insight and experimentation aimed at twenty-first century environmental needs and…

    Paperback – 2001-11-22
    Taylor & Francis

  • The Environment and Security in Pacific Asia book cover

    The Environment and Security in Pacific Asia

    1st Edition

    By Alan DuPont

    Examines an important new debate over the impact of environmental issues on security in Pacific Asia, and asks whether pollution, population growth and scarcity of `renewable' resources - fish and forests, for example - can cause conflict. Environmentalists believe that these issues can drive…

    Paperback – 1998-06-01
    Routledge
    Adelphi series

  • Environmental Protection at the State Level: Politics and Progress in Controlling Pollution: Politics and Progress in Controlling Pollution book cover

    Environmental Protection at the State Level: Politics and Progress in Controlling Pollution

    Politics and Progress in Controlling Pollution, 1st Edition

    By Evan J. Ringquist

    Why do some states enact stronger pollution control progammes than others? And, do stronger controls have identifiable impacts on environmental quality in these states? This work seeks to answer these question by means of combining data, methods and theory from the natural and social sciences.…

    Paperback – 1993-08-31
    Routledge

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