Environmental History Products

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-07-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Communicating Climate Change in Russia

    State and Propaganda

    By Marianna Poberezhskaya

    The attitude of Russia towards climate change is extremely important for the success of climate change control policies worldwide, as Russia, with its cold climate and vast resources of carbon fuels, is one of the world’s biggest polluters. Moreover, Russia frequently comes across as not being very…

    Hardback – 2015-07-05
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of Political Ecology

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Communicating Environmental Patriotism

    A Rhetorical History of the American Environmental Movement

    By Anne Marie Todd

    Environmental patriotism, the belief that the national environment defines a country’s greatness, is a significant strand in twentieth century American environmentalism. This book is the first to explore the history of environmental patriotism in America through the intriguing stories of…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • The Anthropocene and the Global Environmental Crisis

    Rethinking modernity in a new epoch

    Edited by Clive Hamilton, François Gemenne, Christophe Bonneuil

    The Anthropocene, in which humankind has become a geological force, is a major scientific proposal; but it also means that the conceptions of the natural and social worlds on which sociology, political science, history, law, economics and philosophy rest are called into question. The Anthropocene…

    Paperback – 2015-05-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Restoration and History

    The Search for a Usable Environmental Past

    Edited by Marcus Hall

    Once a forest has been destroyed, should one plant a new forest to emulate the old, or else plant designer forests to satisfy our immediate needs? Should we aim to re-create forests, or simply create them? How does the past shed light on our environmental efforts, and how does the present influence…

    Paperback – 2015-04-22
    Routledge

  • Global Ecologies and the Environmental Humanities

    Postcolonial Approaches

    Edited by Elizabeth DeLoughrey, Jill Didur, Anthony Carrigan

    This book examines current trends in scholarly thinking about the new field of the Environmental Humanities, focusing in particular on how the history of globalization and imperialism represents a special challenge to the representation of environmental issues. Essays in this path-breaking…

    Hardback – 2015-04-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Penury into Plenty

    Dearth and the Making of Knowledge in Early Modern England

    By Ayesha Mukherjee

    Penury into Plenty: Dearth and the Making of Knowledge in Early Modern England is an original examination of cultural meanings of dearth and famine in England at the turn of the sixteenth century. It focuses on the socio-economic and ecological crises of the 1590s, investigating the effects of…

    Hardback – 2014-12-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • The Environment in American History

    Nature and the Formation of the United States

    By Jeff Crane

    From pre-European contact to the present day, people living in what is now the United States have constantly manipulated their environment. The use of natural resources – animals, plants, minerals, water, and land – has produced both prosperity and destruction, reshaping the land and human…

    Paperback – 2014-12-10
    Routledge

  • A History of the Workplace

    Environment and Health at Stake

    Edited by Lars Bluma, Judith Rainhorn

    Interest in the history of the workplace is on the rise. Recent work in this area has combined traditional methods and theories of social history with new approaches and new questions. It constitutes a ‘topical contact zone’, a particularly dynamic field of research at the junction of social…

    Hardback – 2014-09-22
    Routledge
    Nano and Energy

  • The Biosphere and the Bioregion

    Essential Writings of Peter Berg

    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 – 2014-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Great Barrier Reef

    An Environmental History

    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…

    Hardback – 2014-07-17
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

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