Environmental History Products

  • Routledge Handbook of Gender and Environment

    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 – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Spatializing the History of Ecology

    Sites, Journeys, Mappings

    Edited by Raf de Bont, Jens Lachmund

    Throughout its history, the discipline of ecology has always been profoundly entangled with the history of space and place. On the one hand, ecology is a field science that has thrived on the study of concrete spatial entities, such as islands, forests or rivers. These spaces are the workplaces in…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • The Nature State

    Rethinking the History of Conservation

    Edited by Wilko Graf von Hardenberg, Matthew Kelly, Claudia Leal, Emily Wakild

    This volume brings together case studies from around the globe (including China, Latin America, the Philippines, Namibia, India and Europe) to explore the history of nature conservation in the twentieth century. It seeks to highlight the state, a central actor in these efforts, which is often taken…

    Hardback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Rethinking Nature

    Challenging Disciplinary Boundaries

    Edited by Aurélie Choné, Isabelle Hajek, Philippe Hamman

    Contemporary ideas of nature were largely shaped by schools of thought from Western cultural history and philosophy until the present-day concerns with environmental change and biodiversity conservation. There are many different ways of conceptualising nature in epistemological terms, reflecting…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Great Barrier Reef

    An Environmental History

    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 – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Energy Policy in China

    By Chi-Jen Yang

    Energy policy has always been an important part of China’s national policy agenda. Although the overall Chinese economy has become largely market-driven, its energy sectors are still subject to varying degrees of government control. Authoritarian governance allows China to move very quickly in some…

    Hardback – 2017-05-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Food Culture and Politics in the Baltic States

    Edited by Diana Mincyte, Ulrike Plath

    This volume focuses on food culture and politics in three Baltic States: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. In popular and scholarly writings, the Baltic States are often seen as a meat-and-potatoes kind of place, inferior to sophisticated cuisines of the West and exotic diets in the East. Such views…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Cultures of Prediction

    Epistemic and Cultural Shifts in Computer-based Atmospheric and Climate Science

    Edited by Matthias Heymann, Gabriele Gramelsberger, Martin Mahony

    In recent decades, science has experienced a revolutionary shift. The development and extensive application of computer modelling and simulation has transformed the knowledge‐making practices of scientific fields as diverse as astro‐physics, genetics, robotics and demography. This epistemic…

    Hardback – 2017-05-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Governing the Environment in the Early Modern World

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Sara Miglietti, John Morgan

    Throughout the early modern period, scientific debate and governmental action became increasingly preoccupied with the environment, generating discussion across Europe and the wider world as to how to improve land and climate for human benefit. This discourse eventually promoted the reconsideration…

    Hardback – 2017-04-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Issues in U.S International Forest Products Trade

    Proceedings of a Workshop

    Edited by Roger A. Sedjo

    After World War two, the United States became integrates into the world forest economy however the complexity of their trade agreements introduced several issues which needed to be addressed by world forestry policy. Originally published in 1981, this study delves into important issues related to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Natural Resources in European History

    A Conference Report

    Edited by William N. Parker, Antoni Maczak

    Paperback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge

  • The Mining Law

    A Study in Perpetual Motion

    By John D. Leshy

    Originally published in 1987, John D. Leshy presents this scholarly study of the 1872 Mining Law as a legal treatise and history of mining in the West from the point of view of mineral exploration and production. This mining law governed the United States mining practice yet had never been changed.…

    Paperback – 2017-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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