Environment & Sustainability: Environmental History

  • 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 – 2019-02-04 
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    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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 
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    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Cultures of Prediction in Atmospheric and Climate Science: Epistemic and Cultural Shifts in Computer-based Modelling and Simulation book cover

    Cultures of Prediction in Atmospheric and Climate Science

    Epistemic and Cultural Shifts in Computer-based Modelling and Simulation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthias Heymann, Gabriele Gramelsberger, Martin Mahony

    In recent decades, science has experienced a revolutionary shift. The development and extensive application of computer modelling and simulation has transformed the knowledge‐making practices of scientific fields as diverse as astro‐physics, genetics, robotics and demography. This epistemic…

    Paperback – 2019-01-05 
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    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Governing the Environment in the Early Modern World: Theory and Practice book cover

    Governing the Environment in the Early Modern World

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sara Miglietti, John Morgan

    Throughout the early modern period, scientific debate and governmental action became increasingly preoccupied with the environment, generating discussion across Europe and the wider world as to how to improve land and climate for human benefit. This discourse eventually promoted the reconsideration…

    Paperback – 2019-01-05 
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    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Perma/Culture:: Imagining Alternatives in an Age of Crisis book cover

    Perma/Culture:

    Imagining Alternatives in an Age of Crisis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Molly Wallace, David Carruthers

    In the face of what seems like a concerted effort to destroy the only planet that can sustain us, critique is an important tool. It is in this vein that most scholars have approached environmental crisis. While there are numerous texts that chronicle contemporary issues in environmental ills, there…

    Paperback – 2019-01-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Nature State: Rethinking the History of Conservation book cover

    The Nature State

    Rethinking the History of Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wilko Graf von Hardenberg, Matthew Kelly, Claudia Leal, Emily Wakild

    This volume brings together case studies from around the globe (including China, Latin America, the Philippines, Namibia, India and Europe) to explore the history of nature conservation in the twentieth century. It seeks to highlight the state, a central actor in these efforts, which is often taken…

    Paperback – 2019-01-05 
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    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Social Justice and the City book cover

    Social Justice and the City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nik Heynen

    This special collection aims to offer insight into the state of geography on questions of social justice and urban life. While using social justice and the city as our starting point may signal inspiration from Harvey’s (1973) book of the same name, the task of examining the emergence of this…

    Hardback – 2018-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Energy Policy in China book cover

    Energy Policy in China

    1st Edition

    By Chi-Jen Yang

    Energy policy has always been an important part of China’s national policy agenda. Although the overall Chinese economy has become largely market-driven, its energy sectors are still subject to varying degrees of government control. Authoritarian governance allows China to move very quickly in some…

    Paperback – 2018-12-05 
    Routledge

  • The Question of Limits: A Historical Perspective on the Environmental Crisis book cover

    The Question of Limits

    A Historical Perspective on the Environmental Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Christian Marouby

    We have forgotten how to think about limits. Most philosophical approaches to the environment have focused primarily on the value of the natural world, the status of anthropocentrism and the Anthropocene, and the largely ethical questions of our impact on the world. While fully acknowledging these…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • 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 – 2018-11-26 
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    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Quest for the Unity of Knowledge book cover

    Quest for the Unity of Knowledge

    1st Edition

    By David Lowenthal

    Is unity of knowledge possible? Is it desirable? Two rival visions clash. One seeks a single way of explaining everything known and knowable about ourselves and the universe. The other champions diverse modes of understanding served by disparate kinds of evidence. Contrary views pit science against…

    Paperback – 2018-11-19 
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    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Environmentalism under Authoritarian Regimes: Myth, Propaganda, Reality book cover

    Environmentalism under Authoritarian Regimes

    Myth, Propaganda, Reality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Brain, Viktor Pál

    Since the early 2000s, authoritarianism has risen as an increasingly powerful global phenomenon. This shift has not only social and political implications, but also environmental implications: authoritarian leaders seek to recast the relationship between society and the government in every aspect…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05 
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    Routledge Environmental Humanities

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