Environmental History Products

  • The Anthropocene

    Key Issues for the Humanities, 1st Edition

    By Eva Horn, Hannes Bergthaller

    The Anthropocene is a concept which challenges the foundations of humanities scholarship as it is traditionally understood. It calls not only for closer engagement with the natural sciences but also for a synthetic approach bringing together insights from the various subdisciplines in the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • Environmentalism: An Evolutionary Approach

    1st Edition

    By Douglas Spieles

    The premise of this book is that our environmental dilemmas are products of biological and sociocultural evolution, and that through an understanding of evolution we can reframe debates of thought and action. The purpose is to explain the wide variety of environmental worldviews, their origins,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Science and Nature

    Past, Present, and Future, 1st Edition

    By Carolyn Merchant

    Science and Nature brings together the work and insights of historian Carolyn Merchant on the history of science, environmental history, and ethics. The book explores her ideas about the interconnections among science, women, nature, and history as they have emerged over her academic lifetime.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-07
    Routledge

  • Autonomous Nature

    Problems of Prediction and Control From Ancient Times to the Scientific Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Carolyn Merchant

    Autonomous Nature investigates the history of nature as an active, often unruly force in tension with nature as a rational, logical order from ancient times to the Scientific Revolution of the seventeenth century. Along with subsequent advances in mechanics, hydrodynamics, thermodynamics, and…

    Paperback – 2015-09-17
    Routledge

  • The Environment in American History

    Nature and the Formation of the United States, 1st Edition

    By Jeff Crane

    From pre-European contact to the present day, people living in what is now the United States have constantly manipulated their environment. The use of natural resources – animals, plants, minerals, water, and land – has produced both prosperity and destruction, reshaping the land and human…

    Paperback – 2014-12-11
    Routledge

  • 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

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