Environment & Sustainability: Environmental History

  • Curating the Future: Museums, Communities and Climate Change book cover

    Curating the Future

    Museums, Communities and Climate Change

    Edited by Jennifer Newell, Libby Robin, Kirsten Wehner

    Curating the Future: Museums, Communities and Climate Change explores the way museums tackle the broad global issue of climate change. It explores the power of real objects and collections to stir hearts and minds, to engage communities affected by change. Museums work through exhibitions, events,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Discourses of Global Climate Change: Apocalyptic framing and political antagonisms book cover

    Discourses of Global Climate Change

    Apocalyptic framing and political antagonisms

    By Jonas Anshelm, Martin Hultman

    This book examines the arguments made by political actors in the creation of antagonistic discourses on climate change. Using in-depth empirical research from Sweden, a country considered by the international political community to be a frontrunner in tackling climate change, it draws out lessons…

    Paperback – 2016-06-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge
    New International Relations

  • Other People's Country: Law, Water and Entitlement in Settler Colonial Sites book cover

    Other People's Country

    Law, Water and Entitlement in Settler Colonial Sites

    Edited by Timothy Neale, Stephen Turner

    Other People’s Country thinks through the entangled objects of law – legislation, policies, institutions, treaties and so on – that ‘govern’ waters and that make bodies of water ‘lawful’ within settler colonial sites today. Informed by the theoretical interventions of cosmopolitics and political…

    Hardback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge

  • Landscape, Seascape, and the Eco-Spatial Imagination book cover

    Landscape, Seascape, and the Eco-Spatial Imagination

    Edited by Simon C. Estok, Jonathan White, I-Chun Wang

    Written from within the best traditions of ecocritical thought, this book provides a wide-ranging account of the spatial imagination of landscape and seascape in literary and cultural contexts from many regions of the world. It brings together essays by authors writing from within diverse cultural…

    Hardback – 2016-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-04-11
    Routledge

  • Environmental History in East Asia: Interdisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Environmental History in East Asia

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Tsui-jung Liu

    As environmental history has developed as growing sub-discipline within the study of history, great emphasis has been placed on the importance of adopting an interdisciplinary approach. Indeed, as Environmental History in East Asia shows, by drawing on research and methodologies from the fields of…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Academia Sinica on East Asia

  • Trading Environments: Frontiers, Commercial Knowledge and Environmental Transformation, 1750-1990 book cover

    Trading Environments

    Frontiers, Commercial Knowledge and Environmental Transformation, 1750-1990

    Edited by Gordon M. Winder, Andreas Dix

    This volume examines dynamic interactions between the calculative and speculative practices of commerce and the fruitfulness, variability, materiality, liveliness and risks of nature. It does so in diverse environments caught up in new trading relationships forged on and through frontiers for…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment, Culture, and Society

  • Defining Sustainable Development for Our Common Future: A History of the World Commission on Environment and Development (Brundtland Commission) book cover

    Defining Sustainable Development for Our Common Future

    A History of the World Commission on Environment and Development (Brundtland Commission)

    By Iris Borowy

    The UN World Commission on Environment and Development, chaired by former Norwegian Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland, alerted the world to the urgency of making progress toward economic development that could be sustained without depleting natural resources or harming the environment. Written…

    Paperback – 2015-11-27
    Routledge

  • Consumer Product Innovation and Sustainable Design: The Evolution and Impacts of Successful Products book cover

    Consumer Product Innovation and Sustainable Design

    The Evolution and Impacts of Successful Products

    By Robin Roy

    Consumer Product Innovation and Sustainable Design follows the innovation and evolution of consumer products from vacuum cleaners to mobile phones from their original inventions to the present day. It discusses how environmental concerns and legislation have influenced their design and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-02
    Routledge

  • Autonomous Nature: Problems of Prediction and Control From Ancient Times to the Scientific Revolution book cover

    Autonomous Nature

    Problems of Prediction and Control From Ancient Times to the Scientific Revolution

    By Carolyn Merchant

    Autonomous Nature investigates the history of nature as an active, often unruly force in tension with nature as a rational, logical order from ancient times to the Scientific Revolution of the seventeenth century. Along with subsequent advances in mechanics, hydrodynamics, thermodynamics, and…

    Paperback – 2015-09-17
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge
    Academia Sinica on East Asia

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