Environmental History Products

  • Environmental History of Modern Migrations

    Edited by Marco Armiero, Richard Tucker

    In the age of climate change, the possibility that dramatic environmental transformations might cause the dislocation of millions of people has become not only a matter for scientific speculations or science-fiction narratives, but the object of strategic plans and military analysis. Environmental…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Dictionary of Sustainability

    By Margaret Robertson

    The Dictionary of Sustainability provides clear and accurate definitions of the extensive vocabulary that has developed in this emerging and interdisciplinary field, saving considerable time from searching through the massive quantity of information of differing degrees of quality that is available…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Three Mile Island

    The Meltdown Crisis and Nuclear Power in American Culture

    By Grace Halden

    Three Mile Island explains the far-reaching consequences of the partial meltdown of Pennsylvania’s Three Mile Island Power on March 28, 1979. Though the disaster was ultimately contained, the fears it triggered had an immediate and lasting impact on public attitudes towards nuclear energy in the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-12 
    Routledge
    Critical Moments in American History

  • Pioneers in Public Health

    Lessons from History

    Edited by Jill Stewart

    The public health movement involved numerous individuals who made the case for change and put new practices into place. However despite a growing interest in how we understand history to inform current evidence based practice, there is no book focusing on our progressive pioneers in public health…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environmental Health

  • Governing the Environment in the Early Modern World

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Sara Miglietti, John Morgan

    Throughout the early modern period, scientific debate and governmental action became increasingly preoccupied with the environment, generating discussion across Europe and the wider world as to how to improve land and climate for human benefit. This discourse eventually promoted the reconsideration…

    Hardback – 2017-04-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Plantation Crops, Plunder and Power

    Evolution and exploitation

    By James F. Hancock

    Over the last five centuries, plantation crops have represented the best and worst of industrialized agriculture – "best" through their agronomic productivity and global commercial success, and "worst" as examples of exploitative colonialism, conflict and ill-treatment of workers. This book traces…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Endangerment, Biodiversity and Culture

    Edited by Fernando Vidal, Nélia Dias

    The notion of Endangerment stands at the heart of a network of concepts, values and practices dealing with objects and beings considered threatened by extinction, and with the procedures aimed at preserving them. Usually animated by a sense of urgency and citizenship, identifying endangered…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Routledge Companion to the Environmental Humanities

    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

  • Environment and Identity Politics in Colonial Africa

    Fulani Migrations and Land Conflict

    By Emmanuel Mbah

    Economic, political, and ethnic favoritism are common themes in the historiography of colonial Africa. Land ownership and control, and the abilities of the respective landscapes to sustain Africa’s growing population amidst the throes of climate change, have created recurrent identity crises…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • A History of Technology and Environment

    From stone tools to ecological crisis

    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

  • Nuclear Energy Safety and International Cooperation

    Closing the World's Most Dangerous Reactors

    By Spencer Barrett Meredith, III

    Twenty-five years after the Chernobyl explosion, disaster struck once again after a tsunami overwhelmed the considerable safety measures at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan. However, Fukushima had in place a solid containment structure to reduce the spread of radiation in the event of a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Transdisciplinary Journeys in the Anthropocene

    More-than-human encounters

    By Kate Wright

    Transdisciplinary Journeys in the Anthropocene offers a new perspective on international environmental scholarship, focusing on the emotional and affective connections between human and nonhuman lives to reveal fresh connections between global issues of climate change, species extinction and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

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