History: Environmental History

  • The History of the Irish Famine: The Exodus: Emigration and the Great Irish Famine book cover

    The History of the Irish Famine

    The Exodus: Emigration and the Great Irish Famine, 1st Edition

    Edited by 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 – 2018-10-10
    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

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

    Cultural Sustainability

    Perspectives from the Humanities and Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    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

  • 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

  • Animals Count: How Population Size Matters in Animal-Human Relations book cover

    Animals Count

    How Population Size Matters in Animal-Human Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nancy Cushing, Jodi Frawley

    Whether their populations are perceived as too large, just right, too small or non-existent, animal numbers matter to the humans with whom they share environments. Animals in the right numbers are accepted and even welcomed, but when they are seen to deviate from the human-declared set point, they…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18
    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

  • 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

  • Landscape Change and Resource Utilization in East Asia: Perspectives from Environmental History book cover

    Landscape Change and Resource Utilization in East Asia

    Perspectives from Environmental History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ts'ui-jung Liu, Andrea Janku, David Pietz

    Covering the ancient period through to the 21st century, this book examines how landscapes have changed across East Asia over time. Featuring examples of a variety of landscapes, from the riverine and agricultural to the urban and aesthetic, this books thus presents a comprehensive review of East…

    Hardback – 2018-05-30
    Routledge
    Academia Sinica on East Asia

  • Climate Justice and the Economy: Social mobilization, knowledge and the political book cover

    Climate Justice and the Economy

    Social mobilization, knowledge and the political, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefan Gaarsmand Jacobsen

    As climate change has increasingly become the main focus of environmentalist activism since the late 1990s, the global economic drivers of CO2 emissions are now a major concern for radical greens. In turn, the emphasis on connected crises in both natural and social systems has attracted more…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Sharks in the Arts: From Feared to Revered book cover

    Sharks in the Arts

    From Feared to Revered, 1st Edition

    By Vivienne Westbrook, Shaun Collin, Dean Crawford, Mark Nicholls

    This book is the most thorough exploration to date of the many ways in which a wild creature has been absorbed, reimagined and represented across the ages in all of the major art forms. The authors consider not only how the identity of sharks in the natural environment became incorporated into a…

    Hardback – 2018-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Routledge History of the Twentieth-Century United States book cover

    The Routledge History of the Twentieth-Century United States

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jerald Podair, Darren Dochuk

    The Routledge History of the Twentieth-Century United States is a comprehensive introduction to the most important trends and developments in the study of modern United States history. Driven by interdisciplinary scholarship, the thirty-four original chapters underscore the vast range of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

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