Environmental History Products

  • After the Death of Nature

    Carolyn Merchant and the Future of Human-Nature Relations

    Edited by Kenneth Worthy, Elizabeth Allison, Whitney Bauman

    Carolyn Merchant’s foundational 1980 book The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology, and the Scientific Revolution established her as a pioneering researcher of human-nature relations. Her subsequent groundbreaking writing in a dozen books and over one hundred peer-reviewed articles have only fortified…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Water, Creativity and Meaning

    Multidisciplinary understandings of human-water relationships

    Edited by Liz Roberts, Katherine Phillips

    At a time of great turmoil and crisis, environmentally, socially and politically, water has emerged as a topic of huge global concern. Moreover, many argue that what is needed in order to change our relationship with the environment is a cultural paradigm shift. To this end, this volume…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Brazil in the Anthropocene

    Conflicts between predatory development and environmental policies

    Edited by Liz-Rejane Issberner, Philippe Léna

    Brazil is considered one of the world’s most important environmental powers. With a continental territory containing almost 70 per cent of the Amazon rainforest, along with a rich biodiversity and huge amount of natural resources, its geopolitical role in environmental decisions is crucial to…

    Paperback – 2018-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Animals Count

    How Population Size Matters in Animal-Human Relations

    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 – 2018-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Methodological Challenges in Nature-Culture and Environmental History Research

    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 – 2018-06-03 
    Routledge

  • Cycling

    A sociology of velo-mobility

    By Peter Cox

    In order to understand the diversity of cycling practices, Velo-Mobilities considers the changing meanings, materials and competencies that contribute and interrelate to produce various forms of cycling. Individual chapters investigate the changing technologies and innovations, not only of the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • Humanities for the Environment

    Integrating knowledge, forging new constellations of practice

    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 – 2018-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Landscape Change and Resource Utilization in East Asia

    Perspectives from Environmental History

    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 – 2018-05-21 
    Routledge
    Academia Sinica on East Asia

  • Pastoralism and Common Pool Resources

    Rangeland co-management, property rights and access in Mongolia

    By Sandagsuren Undargaa

    The grazing of animals on common land and associated property rights were the original basis of the concept of "the tragedy of the commons". Drawing on the classic work of Elinor Ostrom and the readings of political ecology, this book questions the application of exclusive property rights to mobile…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Conserving Europe's Wildlife

    Law and Policy of the Natura 2000 Network of Protected Areas

    By Andrew L.R. Jackson

    The Natura 2000 network of protected areas is the centrepiece of European Union nature policy, currently covering almost one-fifth of the EU’s entire land territory plus large marine areas. This vast EU-wide network, which aims to conserve Europe’s most valuable and threatened species and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Multinational Enterprise and Transnational Regions

    A Transnational Business History of Energy Transition in the Rhine Region, 1945-1973

    By Marten Boon

    Multinational Enterprise and Transnational Regions offers an innovative approach to the study of the history of transnational economic regions. The Rhine valley is such a region comprising the cities and areas along the Rhine river and its tributaries. The transition from coal to oil that unfolded…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

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