Environment & Sustainability: Environmental History

  • The Politics of Fresh Water: Access, conflict and identity book cover

    The Politics of Fresh Water

    Access, conflict and identity

    Edited by Catherine M. Ashcraft, Tamar Mayer

    Water scarcity is not simply the result of what nature has to offer but always involves power relations and political decisions. This volume discusses the politics of the freshwater crisis, specifically how access to water is determined in different regions and historical periods, how conflict is…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • The Institutionalisation of Disaster Risk Reduction: South Africa and Neoliberal Governmentality book cover

    The Institutionalisation of Disaster Risk Reduction

    South Africa and Neoliberal Governmentality

    By Gideon van Riet

    The past three decades have seen a global shift in disaster management from an event driven response to a ‘could-be’ risk management approach. Disaster risk reduction (DRR) has become entrenched as a dominant paradigm within the field of disaster management. More than a decade after adopting DRR…

    Hardback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Climate Change Adaptation in Africa: An Historical Ecology book cover

    Climate Change Adaptation in Africa

    An Historical Ecology

    By Gufu Oba

    In the context of growing global concerns about climate change, this book presents a regional and sub-continental synthesis of pastoralists' responses to past environmental changes and reflects on the lessons for current and future environmental challenges. Drawing from rock art, archaeology,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • The Walking Larder: Patterns of Domestication, Pastoralism, and Predation book cover

    The Walking Larder

    Patterns of Domestication, Pastoralism, and Predation

    Edited by Juliet Clutton-Brock

    This book is one of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, attempting to bring together not only archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, as well as academics from contingent disciplines, but also non-academics from…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Routledge Handbook of the Climate Change Movement book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the Climate Change Movement

    Edited by Matthias Dietz, Heiko Garrelts

    This handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the growing transnational climate movement. A dual focus on climate politics and civil society provides a hitherto unavailable broad and systematic analysis of the current global movement, highlighting how its dynamic and diverse character can play…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Farming, Fascism and Ecology: A life of Jorian Jenks book cover

    Farming, Fascism and Ecology

    A life of Jorian Jenks

    By Philip M. Coupland

    The life of Jorian Jenks (1899-1963) has great potential to upset settled assumptions. Why did a sensitive and intelligent man from a liberal family become a fascist? How did a Blackshirt go green? The son of an eminent academic, from his childhood onwards Jenks instead longed to farm. Lacking…

    Paperback – 2016-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Hunters of the Recent Past book cover

    Hunters of the Recent Past

    Edited by Leslie B. Davis, Brian O.K. Reeves

    One of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, which brought together archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, academics from contingent disciplines, and non-academics from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. This…

    Paperback – 2016-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Foraging and Farming: The Evolution of Plant Exploitation book cover

    Foraging and Farming

    The Evolution of Plant Exploitation

    Edited by David R. Harris, Gordon C. Hillman

    This book is one of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, attempting to bring together not only archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, as well as academics from contingent disciplines, but also non-academics from…

    Paperback – 2016-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Asian Sacred Natural Sites: Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation book cover

    Asian Sacred Natural Sites

    Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation

    Edited by Bas Verschuuren, Naoya Furuta

    Nature conservation planning tends to be driven by models based on Western norms and science, but these may not represent the cultural, philosophical and religious contexts of much of Asia. This book provides a new perspective on the topic of sacred natural sites and cultural heritage by linking…

    Paperback – 2016-08-11
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

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