Environmental History Products

  • The Biosphere and the Bioregion

    Essential Writings of Peter Berg, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cheryll Glotfelty, Eve Quesnel

    Bioregionalism asks us to reimagine ourselves and the places where we live in ecological terms and to harmonize human activities with the natural systems that sustain life. As one of the originators of the concept of bioregionalism, Peter Berg (1937-2011) is a founding figure of contemporary…

    Paperback – 2014-07-28
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Essential Concepts of Global Environmental Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jean-Frederic Morin, Amandine Orsini

    Aligning global governance to the challenges of sustainability is one of the most urgent environmental issues to be addressed. This book is a timely and up-to-date compilation of the main pieces of the global environmental governance puzzle. The book is comprised of 101 entries, each defining a…

    Paperback – 2014-07-14

  • Exploring Climate Change through Science and in Society

    An anthology of Mike Hulme's essays, interviews and speeches, 1st Edition

    By Mike Hulme

    Mike Hulme has been studying climate change for over thirty years and is today one of the most distinctive and recognisable voices speaking internationally about climate change in the academy, in public and in the media. The argument that he has made powerfully over the last few years is that…

    Paperback – 2013-08-06

  • Thinking through Landscape

    1st Edition

    By Augustin Berque

    Our attitude to nature has changed over time. This book explores the historical, literary and philosophical origins of the changes in our attitude to nature that allowed environmental catastrophes to happen. It presents a philosophical reflection on human societies’ attitude to the environment,…

    Hardback – 2013-04-04

  • Nature's Spectacle

    The World's First National Parks and Protected Places, 1st Edition

    By John Sheail

    National parks have always been an emotive and iconic symbol, ever since the first parks of the modern era were created in the mid-nineteenth century. This book, based on original research, delves deeply into their character and significance, and the larger context in which they developed. …

    Paperback – 2013-03-11

  • Climate: Present, Past and Future

    Volume 1: Fundamentals and Climate Now, 1st Edition

    By Hubert H. Lamb

    First published in 1972, this first volume of Professor Lamb’s study of our changing climate deals with the fundamentals of climate and climatology, as well as providing global data on the contemporary climates of the twentieth century.…

    Paperback – 2012-11-22

  • Climate: Present, Past and Future

    Volume 2: Climatic History and the Future, 1st Edition

    By Hubert H. Lamb

    First published in 1977, the second volume of Climate: Present, Past and Future covers parts III and IV of Professor Hubert Lamb’s seminal and pioneering study of climatology. Part III provides a survey of evidence of types of climates over the last million years, and of methods of dating that…

    Paperback – 2012-11-22

  • 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

  • Picturing the Wolf in Children's Literature

    1st Edition

    By Debra Mitts-Smith

    From the villainous beast of “Little Red Riding Hood” and “The Three Little Pigs,” to the nurturing wolves of Romulus and Remus and Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book, the wolf has long been a part of the landscape of children’s literature. Meanwhile, since the 1960s and the popularization of…

    Paperback – 2012-05-30
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • A History of Climate Changes (4 Volumes)

    Selected Works of H. H. Lamb, 1st Edition

    By H. H. Lamb

    First published between 1966 and 1988, the four volumes in this collection demonstrate the immense breadth and depth of work on climate change by the pioneering English climatologist Hubert Lamb. Detailing everything from the fundamentals of climate and climatology, as well as a history of climatic…

    Hardback – 2011-09-15
    Routledge Revivals: A History of Climate Changes

  • 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

  • The Globalization of Environmental Crisis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Oosthoek, Barry K. Gills

    Previously published as a special issue of Globalizations, this collection of essays addresses what is arguably the most pressing and urgent issue of our day - the continuing development of global environmental crises and the need for new and urgent responses to them by the world community. The…

    Paperback – 2007-12-24
    Rethinking Globalizations

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