Environment & Sustainability: Environmental History

  • Modernist Reinventions of the Rural Landscape book cover

    Modernist Reinventions of the Rural Landscape

    1st Edition

    Edited by Axel Fisher, Simon Bell, Vittoria Capresi, Maria Helena Maia, Cristina Pallini

    Modernist Reinventions of the Rural Landscape explores rural topographies produced by large-scale agricultural development and colonisation schemes planned and carried out in the 20th Century. Based on applied research conducted as part of an EU-funded project, this book collates material from an…

    Hardback – 2020-07-07 
    Routledge

  • African Environmental Crisis: A History of Science for Development book cover

    African Environmental Crisis

    A History of Science for Development, 1st Edition

    By Gufu Oba

    This book explores how and why the idea of the African environmental crisis developed and persisted through colonial and post-colonial periods, and why it has been so influential in development discourse. From the beginnings of imperial administration, the idea of the desiccation of African…

    Hardback – 2020-04-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Poetics of the Earth: Natural History and Human History book cover

    Poetics of the Earth

    Natural History and Human History, 1st Edition

    By Augustin Berque

    Poetics of the Earth is a work of environmental philosophy, based on a synthesis of eastern and western thought on natural and human history. It draws on recent biological research to show how the processes of evolution and history both function according to the same principles. Augustin Berque…

    Hardback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

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