Environmental History Products

  • Cultural Histories, Memories and Extreme Weather

    A Historical Geography Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Georgina H. Endfield, Lucy Veale

    Extreme weather events, such as droughts, strong winds and storms, flash floods and extreme heat and cold, are among the most destructive yet fascinating aspects of climate variability. Historical records and memories charting the impacts and responses to such events are a crucial component of any…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Historical Geography

  • Drinking Water: A Socio-economic Analysis of Historical and Societal Variation

    1st Edition

    By Mark Harvey

    In this fascinating and challenging work, the author analyses the way water for drinking is produced, distributed, owned, acquired, and consumed in contrasting ways in different settings. From the taken-for-granted, all-purpose water, flowing out of taps in advanced economies to extreme…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • The Great Barrier Reef

    An Environmental History, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • The Rise and Fall of Countryside Management

    A Historical Account, 1st Edition

    By Ian D. Rotherham

    For at least half a century since the emergence of Country Parks and Forest Parks, countryside services have provided leisure, tourism, conservation, restoration and regeneration across Britain. Yet these services are currently being decimated as public services are sacrificed to the new era…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Food Culture and Politics in the Baltic States

    1st Edition

    Edited by Diana Mincyte, Ulrike Plath

    This book 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…

    Hardback – 2017-05-19
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Nature

    Challenging Disciplinary Boundaries, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Issues in U.S International Forest Products Trade

    Proceedings of a Workshop, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    Edited by William N. Parker, Antoni Maczak

    This book explores the history of natural resources in Continental Europe presenting research on how resources were traded, collected and depleted between the fifteenth and nineteenth century. It is helpful for students of Environmental Studies and those with an interest in Environmental History.…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge

  • The Mining Law

    A Study in Perpetual Motion, 1st Edition

    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

  • Agricultural Development in the Mekong Basin

    Goals, Priorities and Strategies, 1st Edition

    By Resources for the Future

    Originally written for the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Resources for the future published this report in 1971 believing it would be of interest to more general readers. Resources for the Future draws on its past experience of resource utilization, development and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Routledge Companion to the Environmental Humanities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ursula K. Heise, Jon Christensen, Michelle Niemann

    The Routledge Companion to the Environmental Humanities provides a comprehensive, transnational, and interdisciplinary map to the field, offering a broad overview of its founding principles while providing insight into exciting new directions for future scholarship. Articulating the significance of…

    Hardback – 2017-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Literature Companions

  • A History of Technology and Environment

    From stone tools to ecological crisis, 1st Edition

    By Edward L. Golding

    This book provides an accessible overview of the ways that key areas of technology have impacted global ecosystems and natural communities. It offers a new way of thinking about the overall origins of environmental problems. Combining approaches drawn from environmental biology and the history of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-06
    Routledge

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