History: Environmental History

  • Routledge Handbook of Gender and Environment book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Gender and Environment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sherilyn MacGregor

    The Routledge Handbook of Gender and Environment gathers together state-of-the-art theoretical reflections and empirical research from leading researchers and practitioners working in this transdisciplinary and transnational academic field. Over the course of the book, these contributors provide…

    Hardback – 2017-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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

  • Pioneers in Public Health: Lessons from History book cover

    Pioneers in Public Health

    Lessons from History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jill Stewart

    The public health movement involved numerous individuals who made the case for change and put new practices into place. However despite a growing interest in how we understand history to inform current evidence-based practice, there is no book focusing on our progressive pioneers in public health…

    Hardback – 2017-04-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environmental Health

  • 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

  • The Routledge Companion to the Environmental Humanities book cover

    The Routledge Companion to the Environmental Humanities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ursula K. Heise, Jon Christensen, Michelle Niemann

    The Routledge Companion to the Environmental Humanities provides a comprehensive, transnational, and interdisciplinary map to the field, offering a broad overview of its founding principles while providing insight into exciting new directions for future scholarship. Articulating the significance of…

    Hardback – 2017-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Literature Companions

  • A History of Technology and Environment: From stone tools to ecological crisis book cover

    A History of Technology and Environment

    From stone tools to ecological crisis, 1st Edition

    By Edward L. Golding

    This book provides an accessible overview of the ways that key areas of technology have impacted global ecosystems and natural communities. It offers a new way of thinking about the overall origins of environmental problems. Combining approaches drawn from environmental biology and the history of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-06
    Routledge

  • Nuclear Energy Safety and International Cooperation: Closing the World's Most Dangerous Reactors book cover

    Nuclear Energy Safety and International Cooperation

    Closing the World's Most Dangerous Reactors, 1st Edition

    By Spencer Barrett Meredith, III

    Twenty-five years after the Chernobyl explosion, disaster struck once again after a tsunami overwhelmed the considerable safety measures at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan. However, Fukushima had in place a solid containment structure to reduce the spread of radiation in the event of a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Europe's Green Revolution and Others Since: The Rise and Fall of Peasant-Friendly Plant Breeding book cover

    Europe's Green Revolution and Others Since

    The Rise and Fall of Peasant-Friendly Plant Breeding, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Harwood

    How best to foster agricultural development in the Third World has long been a subject of debate and from a European perspective the persistent failure to design peasant-friendly technology is puzzling. From the late 19th century, for example, various western European countries also underwent ‘…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Climate Change Adaptation in Africa: An Historical Ecology book cover

    Climate Change Adaptation in Africa

    An Historical Ecology, 1st Edition

    By Gufu Oba

    In the context of growing global concerns about climate change, this book presents a regional and sub-continental synthesis of pastoralists' responses to past environmental changes and reflects on the lessons for current and future environmental challenges. Drawing from rock art, archaeology,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

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