Environmental History Products

  • The Dance of Death in Late Medieval and Renaissance Europe

    Environmental Stress, Mortality and Social Response, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Kiss, Kathleen Pribyl

    This volume investigates environmental and political crises that occurred in Europe during the late Middle Ages and the early Modern Period, and considers their effects on people’s lives. At this time, the fragile human existence was imagined as a ‘Dance of Death’, where anyone, regardless of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Landscape Change and Resource Utilization in East Asia

    Perspectives from Environmental History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ts'ui-jung Liu, Andrea Janku, David Pietz

    Covering the ancient period through to the 21st century, this book examines how landscapes have changed across East Asia over time. Featuring examples of a variety of landscapes, from the riverine and agricultural to the urban and aesthetic, this books thus presents a comprehensive review of East…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Sharks in the Arts

    From Feared to Revered, 1st Edition

    By Vivienne Westbrook, Shaun Collin, Dean Crawford, Mark Nicholls

    This book is the most thorough exploration to date of the many ways in which a wild creature has been absorbed, reimagined and represented across the ages in all of the major art forms. The authors consider not only how the identity of sharks in the natural environment became incorporated into a…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Routledge Handbook of the History of Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeremy L. Caradonna

    The Routledge Handbook of the History of Sustainability is a far-reaching survey of the deep and contemporary history of sustainability. This innovative resource will help to define the history of sustainability as an identifiable field. It provides a unique resource for advanced undergraduates,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Animals Count

    How Population Size Matters in Animal-Human Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nancy Cushing, Jodi Frawley

    Whether their populations are perceived as too large, just right, too small or non-existent, animal numbers matter to the humans with whom they share environments. Animals in the right numbers are accepted and even welcomed, but when they are seen to deviate from the human-declared set point, they…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • 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

  • 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 – 2019-09-30
    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 – 2019-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • 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 – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Political Ecology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Perreault, Gavin Bridge, James McCarthy

    The Routledge Handbook of Political Ecology presents a comprehensive and authoritative examination of the rapidly growing field of political ecology. Located at the intersection of geography, anthropology, sociology, and environmental history, political ecology is one of the most vibrant and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-17
    Routledge

  • Humans and Lions

    Conflict, Conservation and Coexistence, 1st Edition

    By Keith Somerville

    This book places lion conservation and the relationship between people and lions both in historical context and in the context of the contemporary politics of conservation in Africa. The killing of Cecil the Lion in July 2015 brought such issues to the public’s attention. Were lions threatened in…

    Paperback – 2019-07-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Rethinking the American Environmental Movement post-1945

    1st Edition

    By Ellen Spears

    Rethinking the American Environmental Movement post-1945 turns a fresh interpretive lens on the past, drawing on a wide range of new histories of environmental activism to analyze the actions of those who created the movement and those who tried to thwart them. Concentrating on the decades since…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15
    Routledge
    American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

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