Environment & Sustainability: Environmental History

  • Animals Count: How Population Size Matters in Animal-Human Relations book cover

    Animals Count

    How Population Size Matters in Animal-Human Relations

    Edited by Nancy Cushing, Jodi Frawley

    Whether their populations are perceived as too large, just right, too small or non-existent, animal numbers matter to the humans with whom they share environments. Animals in the right numbers are accepted and even welcomed, but when they are seen to deviate from the human-declared set point, they…

    Hardback – 2018-07-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Cycling: A sociology of velo-mobility book cover

    Cycling

    A sociology of velo-mobility

    By Peter Cox

    In order to understand the diversity of cycling practices, Velo-Mobilities considers the changing meanings, materials and competencies that contribute and interrelate to produce various forms of cycling. Individual chapters investigate the changing technologies and innovations, not only of the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • The Culture of Nature in the History of Design: Making and Unmaking the Environment book cover

    The Culture of Nature in the History of Design

    Making and Unmaking the Environment

    Edited by Kjetil Fallan

    Design and designers hold an ambiguous place in contemporary environmental discourse. They are alternatively being blamed for causing environmental problems, and hailed as possessing some of the competences that could help solving those problems. Despite this long-standing centrality of design to…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Landscape Change and Resource Utilization in East Asia: Perspectives from Environmental History book cover

    Landscape Change and Resource Utilization in East Asia

    Perspectives from Environmental History

    Edited by Ts'ui-jung Liu, Andrea Janku, David Pietz

    Covering the ancient period through to the 21st century, this book examines how landscapes have changed across East Asia over time. Featuring examples of a variety of landscapes, from the riverine and agricultural to the urban and aesthetic, this books thus presents a comprehensive review of East…

    Hardback – 2018-05-21 
    Routledge
    Academia Sinica on East Asia

  • Pastoralism and Common Pool Resources: Rangeland co-management, property rights and access in Mongolia book cover

    Pastoralism and Common Pool Resources

    Rangeland co-management, property rights and access in Mongolia

    By Sandagsuren Undargaa

    The grazing of animals on common land and associated property rights were the original basis of the concept of "the tragedy of the commons". Drawing on the classic work of Elinor Ostrom and the readings of political ecology, this book questions the application of exclusive property rights to mobile…

    Paperback – 2018-04-12 
    Routledge

  • Conserving Europe's Wildlife: Law and Policy of the Natura 2000 Network of Protected Areas book cover

    Conserving Europe's Wildlife

    Law and Policy of the Natura 2000 Network of Protected Areas

    By Andrew L.R. Jackson

    The Natura 2000 network of protected areas is the centrepiece of European Union nature policy, currently covering almost one-fifth of the EU’s entire land territory plus large marine areas. This vast EU-wide network, which aims to conserve Europe’s most valuable and threatened species and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Multinational Enterprise and Transnational Regions: A Transnational Business History of Energy Transition in the Rhine Region, 1945-1973 book cover

    Multinational Enterprise and Transnational Regions

    A Transnational Business History of Energy Transition in the Rhine Region, 1945-1973

    By Marten Boon

    Multinational Enterprise and Transnational Regions offers an innovative approach to the study of the history of transnational economic regions. The Rhine valley is such a region comprising the cities and areas along the Rhine river and its tributaries. The transition from coal to oil that unfolded…

    Hardback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • Local Realities and Environmental Changes in the History of East Asia  book cover

    Local Realities and Environmental Changes in the History of East Asia 

    Edited by Ts'ui-Jung Liu

    Environmental history has evolved into a well-established historical subfield which has broadened the horizons of historical research, beyond human affairs, to include the study of human interactions with natural and man-made environments. This broadened scope has attracted scholars from many…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of the Environment in Southeast Asia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the Environment in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Philip Hirsch

    The environment is one of the defining issues of our times, and it is closely linked to questions and dilemmas surrounding economic development. Southeast Asia is one of the world’s most economically and demographically dynamic regions, and it is also one in which a host of environmental issues…

    Paperback – 2018-01-25
    Routledge

  • After the Death of Nature: Carolyn Merchant and the Future of Human-Nature Relations book cover

    After the Death of Nature

    Carolyn Merchant and the Future of Human-Nature Relations

    Edited by Kenneth Worthy, Elizabeth Allison, Whitney Bauman

    Carolyn Merchant stands as one of the most influential scholars in all of environmental studies. A pioneer in two fields—environmental history and ecofeminism—who has produced groundbreaking work in a number of other far-flung fields including the history of science and art history, Merchant has…

    Paperback – 2018-01-15
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Globality since 1945: Assembling the Planet book cover

    The Politics of Globality since 1945

    Assembling the Planet

    Edited by Rens van Munster, Casper Sylvest

    This timely, comprehensive and interdisciplinary volume advances an original argument about the complex roots and multiple politics of globality. It shows that technological innovations and decisive developments since 1945 – from the nuclear revolution to anthropogenic climate change and debates…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    New International Relations

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