Environmental History Products

  • A History of Energy Flows

    From Human Labor to Renewable Power, 1st Edition

    By Anthony N. Penna

    This book presents a global and historical perspective of energy flows during the last millennium. The search for sustainable energy is a key issue dominating today’s energy regime. This book details the historical evolution of energy, following the overlapping and slow flowing transitions from one…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge

  • Anthropocene Antarctica

    Perspectives from the Humanities, Law and Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Leane, Jeffrey McGee

    Anthropocene Antarctica offers new ways of thinking about the ‘Continent for Science and Peace’ in a time of planetary environmental change. In the Anthropocene, Antarctica has become central to the Earth’s future. Ice cores taken from its interior reveal the deep environmental history of the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Ecocriticism and the Anthropocene in Nineteenth-Century Art and Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maura Coughlin, Emily Gephart

    In this volume, emerging and established scholars bring ethical and political concerns for the environment, nonhuman animals and social justice to the study of nineteenth-century visual culture. They draw their theoretical inspiration from the vitality of emerging critical discourses, such as new…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Ecological Investigations

    A Phenomenology of Habitats, 1st Edition

    By Adam C. Konopka

    These investigations identify and clarify some basic assumptions and methodological principles involved in ecological explanations of plant associations. How are plants geographically distributed into characteristic groups? What are the basic conditions that organize groups of interspecific plant…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • Transforming Socio-Natures in Turkey

    Landscapes, State and Environmental Movements, 1st Edition

    Edited by Onur İnal, Ethemcan Turhan

    This book is an exploration of the environmental makings and contested historical trajectories of environmental change in Turkey. Despite the recent proliferation of studies on the political economy of environmental change and urban transformation, until now there has not been a sufficiently…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Gardens and Human Agency in the Anthropocene

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Paula Diogo, Ana Duarte Rodrigues, Ana Simões, Davide Scarso

    This volume discusses gardens as designed landscapes of mediation between nature and culture, embodying different levels of human control over wilderness, defining specific rules for this confrontation and staging different forms of human dominance. The contributing authors focus on ways of…

    Hardback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Poetics of the Earth

    Natural History and Human History, 1st Edition

    By Augustin Berque

    Poetics of the Earth is a work of environmental philosophy, based on a synthesis of eastern and western thought on natural and human history. It draws on recent biological research to show how the processes of evolution and history both function according to the same principles. Augustin Berque…

    Hardback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • The Commons in a Glocal World

    Global Connections and Local Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tobias Haller, Thomas Breu, Tine De Moor, Christian Rohr, Heinzpeter Znoj

    This volume focuses on how, in Europe, the debate on the commons is discussed in regard to historical and contemporary dimensions, critically referencing the work of Elinor Ostrom. It also explores from the perspective of new institutional political ecology (NIPE) how Europe directly and indirectly…

    Hardback – 2019-05-09
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Cycling

    A Sociology of Vélomobility, 1st Edition

    By Peter Cox

    Cycling: A Sociology of Vélomobility explores cycling as a sociological phenomenon. Drawing on extensive ethnographic fieldwork, it considers the interaction of materials, competencies and meanings that comprise a variety of cycling practices. What might appear at first to be self-evident…

    Hardback – 2019-04-02
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • A Cultural History of Famine

    Food Security and the Environment in India and Britain, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ayesha Mukherjee

    The term "food security" does not immediately signal research done in humanities disciplines. It refers to a complex, contested issue, whose currency and significance are hardly debatable given present concerns about environmental change, resource management, and sustainability. The subject is…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Aesthetics of the Undersea

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Cohen, Killian Quigley

    Among global environments, the undersea is unique in the challenges it poses – and the opportunities it affords – for sensation, perception, inquiry, and fantasy. The Aesthetics of the Undersea draws case studies in such potencies from the subaqueous imaginings of Western culture, and from the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Question of Limits

    A Historical Perspective on the Environmental Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Christian Marouby

    We have forgotten how to think about limits. Most philosophical approaches to the environment have focused primarily on the value of the natural world, the status of anthropocentrism and the Anthropocene, and the largely ethical questions of our impact on the world. While fully acknowledging these…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

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