Environmental History Products

  • Rethinking the American Environmental Movement post-1945

    By Ellen Griffith Spears

    In the period after World War II, urbanization, technological developments, and the specter of the emerging Cold War started to remold human relationships with the environment. New scientific developments in nuclear weapons, medicine, urban living, and food culture all contributed to people…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

  • A Cultural History of Famine

    Food Security and the Environment in India and Britain

    Edited by Ayesha Mukherjee

    The term "food security" does not immediately signal research done in humanities disciplines. It refers to a complex, contested issue, whose currency and significance are hardly debatable given present concerns about environmental change, resource management, and sustainability. The subject is…

    Hardback – 2018-12-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Aesthetics of the Undersea

    Edited by Margaret Cohen, Killian Quigley

    Among global environments, the undersea is unique in the challenges it poses – and the opportunities it affords – for sensation, perception, inquiry, and fantasy. The Aesthetics of the Undersea draws case studies in such potencies from the subaqueous imaginings of Western culture, and from the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Environmentalism under Authoritarian Regimes

    Myth, Propaganda, Reality

    Edited by Stephen Brain, Viktor Pál

    Since the early 2000s, authoritarianism has risen as an increasingly powerful global phenomenon. This shift has not only social and political implications, but environmental implications too: authoritarian leaders seek to recast the relationship between society and the government in every aspect of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Shifting Sands of the North Sea Lowlands

    Literary and Historical Imaginaries

    By Katie Ritson

    Global seawater levels are rising and the low-lying coasts of the North Sea basin are amongst the most vulnerable in Europe. In our current moment of environmental crisis, the North Sea coasts are literary arenas in which the challenges and concerns of the Anthropocene are being played out. This…

    Paperback – 2018-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Design Realities

    Creativity, Nature and the Human Spirit

    By Stuart Walker

    Design Realities explores a wide range of topics on creativity, design and spiritual well-being. Using critique, rational inquiry and personal reflection, Stuart Walker looks squarely at our contemporary condition, demonstrates how current assumptions and material expectations are becoming…

    Paperback – 2018-10-22 
    Routledge

  • The History of the Irish Famine

    Edited by Christine Kinealy, Jason King, Gerard Moran

    The Great Irish Famine remains one of the most lethal famines in modern world history and a watershed moment in the development of modern Ireland – socially, politically, demographically and culturally. In the space of only four years, Ireland lost twenty-five per cent of its population as a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09 
    Routledge

  • The History of the Irish Famine

    Volume I: The Great Irish Famine

    Edited by Christine Kinealy

    The Great Irish Famine remains one of the most lethal famines in modern world history and a watershed moment in the development of modern Ireland – socially, politically, demographically and culturally. In the space of only four years, Ireland lost twenty-five per cent of its population as a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09 
    Routledge

  • The History of the Irish Famine

    Volume II: Emigration and the Great Irish Famine

    Edited by Gerard Moran

    The Great Irish Famine remains one of the most lethal famines in modern world history and a watershed moment in the development of modern Ireland – socially, politically, demographically and culturally. In the space of only four years, Ireland lost twenty-five per cent of its population as a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09 
    Routledge

  • The History of the Irish Famine

    Volume III: The Irish Famine Migration Narratives: Eye-Witness Testimonies and Survivor Stories

    Edited by Jason King

    The Great Irish Famine remains one of the most lethal famines in modern world history and a watershed moment in the development of modern Ireland – socially, politically, demographically and culturally. In the space of only four years, Ireland lost twenty-five per cent of its population as a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09 
    Routledge

  • The History of the Irish Famine

    Volume IV: Forgotten Famines: Subsistence Crises Before and After the Great Famine

    Edited by Christine Kinealy, Gerard Moran

    The Great Irish Famine remains one of the most lethal famines in modern world history and a watershed moment in the development of modern Ireland – socially, politically, demographically and culturally. In the space of only four years, Ireland lost twenty-five per cent of its population as a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-09-07 
    Routledge

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