Environment & Sustainability: Environmental History

  • 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 transnational approach to the study of the history of economic regions. The historiography of the economic development of the Rhine region, a transnational economic region loosely comprising the cities and areas in the Rhine…

    Hardback – 2018-03-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • 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

  • Routledge Handbook of the Resource Nexus book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the Resource Nexus

    Edited by Raimund Bleischwitz, Holger Hoff, Catalina Spataru, Ester van der Voet, Stacy D. VanDeveer

    In recent years the concept of the resource "nexus" has been both hotly debated and widely adopted in research and policy circles. It is a powerful new way to understand and better govern the myriad complex relationships between multiple resources, actors and their security concerns. Particular…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21 
    Routledge

  • Environmentalism: An Evolutionary Approach book cover

    Environmentalism: An Evolutionary Approach

    By Douglas Spieles

    The premise of this book is that our environmental dilemmas are products of biological and sociocultural evolution, and that through an understanding of evolution we can reframe debates of thought and action. The purpose is to explain the wide variety of environmental worldviews, their origins,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Hewett Cottrell Watson: Victorian Plant Ecologist and Evolutionist book cover

    Hewett Cottrell Watson

    Victorian Plant Ecologist and Evolutionist

    By Frank N. Egerton

    First published in 2003. Hewett Cottrell Watson was a pioneer in a new science not yet defined in Victorian times – ecology – and was practically the first naturalist to conduct research on plant evolution, beginning in 1834. The correspondence between Watson and Darwin, analysed for the first time…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

  • Science and Nature: Past, Present, and Future book cover

    Science and Nature

    Past, Present, and Future

    By Carolyn Merchant

    Science and Nature brings together the work and insights of historian Carolyn Merchant on the history of science, environmental history, and ethics. The book explores her ideas about the interconnections among science, women, nature, and history as they have emerged over her academic lifetime.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13
    Routledge

  • Biodiversity, Conservation and Environmental Management in the Great Lakes Basin book cover

    Biodiversity, Conservation and Environmental Management in the Great Lakes Basin

    Edited by Eric Freedman, Mark Neuzil

    The Great Lakes Basin in North America holds more than 20 percent of the world's fresh water. Threats to habitats and biodiversity have economic, political, national security, and cultural implications and ramifications that cross the US-Canadian border. This multidisciplinary book presents…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of the History of Sustainability book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the History of Sustainability

    Edited by Jeremy L. Caradonna

    The Routledge Handbook of the History of Sustainability is a far-reaching survey of the deep and contemporary history of sustainability. This innovative resource will help to define the history of sustainability as an identifiable field. It provides a unique resource for advanced undergraduates,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Routledge Handbook of Agricultural Biodiversity book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Agricultural Biodiversity

    Edited by Danny Hunter, Luigi Guarino, Charles Spillane, Peter C. McKeown

    The world relies on very few crop and animal species for agriculture and to supply its food needs. In recent decades, there has been increased appreciation of the risk this implies for food security and quality, especially in times of environmental change. As a result, agricultural biodiversity has…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03
    Routledge

  • Species and Machines: The Human Subjugation of Nature book cover

    Species and Machines

    The Human Subjugation of Nature

    By Martyn Hudson

    This book offers a re-examination of the relationship between humans and nature with a new methodology: by examining our entanglement with machines. Using central ideas of critical theory, it uncovers the suppression of nature through technology, tools and engines. It focuses on the ways in which…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge

  • Multidisciplinary Studies of the Environment and Civilization: Japanese Perspectives book cover

    Multidisciplinary Studies of the Environment and Civilization

    Japanese Perspectives

    Edited by Yoshinori Yasuda, Mark J. Hudson

    Multidisciplinary Studies on the Environment and Civilization draws on research from a diverse range of fields across the humanities, social and natural sciences to discover what is needed to develop an affluent, sustainable and resilient world for the twenty-first century and beyond. The…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Asia and the Anthropocene

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