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  • Hope and Grief in the Anthropocene

    Re-conceptualising human–nature relations

    By Lesley Head

    The Anthropocene is a volatile and potentially catastrophic age demanding new ways of thinking about relations between humans and the nonhuman world. This book explores how responses to environmental challenges are hampered by a grief for a pristine and certain past, rather than considering the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge Research in the Anthropocene

  • Vegetal Politics

    Belonging, practices and places

    Edited by Lesley Head, Jennifer Atchison, Catherine Phillips, Kathleen Buckingham

    Cultural geography has a long and proud tradition of research into human–plant relations. However, until recently, that tradition has been somewhat disconnected from conceptual advances in the social sciences, even those to which cultural geographers have made significant contributions. With a…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27

  • Ingrained

    A Human Bio-geography of Wheat

    By Lesley Head, Jennifer Atchison

    Plants are fundamental players in human lives, underpinning our food supply and contributing to the air we breathe, but they are easy to take for granted and have received insufficient attention in the social sciences. This book advances understanding of human-plant relations using the example of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15

  • Nature, Temporality and Environmental Management

    Scandinavian and Australian perspectives on peoples and landscapes

    Edited by Lesley Head, Katarina Saltzman, Gunhild Setten, Marie Stenseke

    How are different concepts of nature and time embedded into human practices of landscape and environmental management? And how can temporalities that entwine past, present and future help us deal with challenges on the ground? In a time of uncertainty and climate change, how much can we hold onto…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02

  • Cultural Landscapes and Environmental Change

    By Lesley Head

    Cultural landscapes are usually understood within physical geography as those transformed by human action. As human influence on the earth increases, advances in palaeocological reconstruction have also allowed for new interpretations of the evidence for the earliest human impacts on the…

    Paperback – 2000-10-31
    Key Issues in Environmental Change

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