Environment & Sustainability: Environmental History

  • Gardens and Human Agency in the Anthropocene book cover

    Gardens and Human Agency in the Anthropocene

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Paula Diogo, Ana Duarte Rodrigues, Ana Simões, Davide Sarso

    Gardens stage political dominance, religious beliefs, aesthetic choices, economic and social theories, and layers of sociability, and are thus territories for research by philosophers, historians, architects, artists, sociologists, anthropologists, and geographers. This book uses the "traditional…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Commons in a Glocal World: Global Connections and Local Responses book cover

    The Commons in a Glocal World

    Global Connections and Local Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tobias Haller, Thomas Breu, Tine De Moor, Christian Rohr, Heinzpeter Znoj

    This volume focuses on how, in Europe, the debate on the commons is discussed in regard to historical and contemporary dimensions, referencing the work on Elinor Ostrom. It also explores how Europe directly and indirectly affected and affects, the commons globally from the perspective of new…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Cycling: A sociology of velo-mobility book cover

    Cycling

    A sociology of velo-mobility, 1st Edition

    By Peter Cox

    Cycling: A Sociology of Vélomobility explores cycling as a sociological phenomenon. Drawing on extensive ethnographic fieldwork, it considers the interaction of materials, competencies and meanings that comprise a variety of cycling practices. What might appear at first to be self-evident…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • The Legacy of Carbon Dioxide: Past and Present Impacts book cover

    The Legacy of Carbon Dioxide

    Past and Present Impacts, 1st Edition

    By Paul J. Karol

    Covers the truly varied roles carbon dioxide has played and continues to play in the character of our planet. Chapters deal with the synthesis of CO2 in stars, the evolution of the atmosphere over billions of years, the chemical and physical properties of CO2 and how those influence common…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • The History of Energy Transitions book cover

    The History of Energy Transitions

    1st Edition

    By Anthony N. Penna

    This book presents a global and historical perspective on transitions in energy use 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 transition…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Transitions

  • The Culture of Nature in the History of Design book cover

    The Culture of Nature in the History of Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kjetil Fallan

    The Culture of Nature in the History of Design confronts the dilemma caused by design’s pertinent yet precarious position in environmental discourse through interdisciplinary conversations about the design of nature and the nature of design. Demonstrating that the deep entanglements of design and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • The Green Revolution: Narratives of Politics, Technology and Gender book cover

    The Green Revolution

    Narratives of Politics, Technology and Gender, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Kilby

    This book reviews the Green Revolution, starting with its inception and development from the 1940s to the 1970s, and leading to what is commonly referred to as a second Green Revolution in the 2000s. Building on the historical assessment, it draws insights for contemporary policy debates and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-13 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Routledge Handbook of Ecocriticism and Environmental Communication book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Ecocriticism and Environmental Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by Scott Slovic, Swarnalatha Rangarajan, Vidya Sarveswaran

    Ecocriticism and environmental communication studies have for many years co-existed as parallel disciplines, occasionally crossing paths but typically operating in separate academic spheres. These fields are now rapidly converging, and this handbook aims to reinforce the common concerns and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Climate Change Policy in Japan: From the 1980s to 2015 book cover

    Climate Change Policy in Japan

    From the 1980s to 2015, 1st Edition

    By Yasuko Kameyama

    Amidst growing environmental concerns worldwide, Japan is seen as particularly vulnerable to the effects of changing climate. This book considers Japan’s response to the climate change problem from the late 1980s up to the present day, assessing how the Japanese government’s policy-making…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • A Cultural History of Famine: Food Security and the Environment in India and Britain book cover

    A Cultural History of Famine

    Food Security and the Environment in India and Britain, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Aesthetics of the Undersea book cover

    The Aesthetics of the Undersea

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

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