History: Environmental History

  • 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

  • Environmentalism since 1945 book cover

    Environmentalism since 1945

    1st Edition

    By Gary Haq, Alistair Paul

    Today environmental issues are part of daily life, a feature of the modern world almost everyone now recognises. Contemporary environmentalism has promoted a way of speaking and thinking about the environment that was not possible or imaginable decades ago. Environmentalism Since 1945 provides a…

    Paperback – 2011-09-22
    Routledge
    The Making of the Contemporary World

  • Environmentalism book cover

    Environmentalism

    2nd Edition

    By David Peterson Del Mar

    Why are our environmental problems still growing despite a huge increase in global conservation efforts? Peterson del Mar untangles this paradox by showing how prosperity is essential to environmentalism. Industrialization drove people to look for meaning in nature even as they consumed…

    Paperback – 2011-07-28
    Routledge
    Seminar Studies

  • 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

  • An Environmental History of the World: Humankind's Changing Role in the Community of Life book cover

    An Environmental History of the World

    Humankind's Changing Role in the Community of Life, 1st Edition

    By J. Donald Hughes

    This second edition of An Environmental History of the World continues to present a concise history, from ancient to modern times, of the interactions between human societies and the natural environment, including the other forms of life that inhabit our planet. Throughout their evolutionary…

    Paperback – 2009-08-03
    Routledge

  • Environmentalism book cover

    Environmentalism

    1st Edition

    By David Peterson Del Mar

    Environmental movements have produced some impressive results, including cleaner air and the preservation of selected species and places. But movements that challenged western prosperity and comfort seldom made much progress, and many radical environmentalists&…

    Paperback – 2006-09-21
    Routledge
    Short Histories of Big Ideas

  • 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

  • Parliamentary Enclosure in England: An Introduction to its Causes, Incidence and Impact, 1750-1850 book cover

    Parliamentary Enclosure in England

    An Introduction to its Causes, Incidence and Impact, 1750-1850, 1st Edition

    By Gordon E Mingay

    Enclosure transformed the old open fields and common lands of England to create the modern rural landscape. It changed forever the life of many villages, but provided food for a rapidly rising population. Its methods and consequences were controversial - many rural poor lost their access to land -…

    Paperback – 1997-11-11
    Routledge

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