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The basic environmental history

Author: Mauro Agnoletti; Simone Neri Serneri
Publisher: Cham : Springer, 2014.
Series: Environmental history series, volume 4.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is an introductory instrument to the main themes of environmental history, illustrating its development over time, methodological implications, results achieved and those still under discussion. But the overriding aspiration is to show that the doubts, methods and knowledge elaborated by environmental history have a heuristic value that is far from negligible precisely in its attitude to the most  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mauro Agnoletti; Simone Neri Serneri
ISBN: 9783319091808 3319091808 3319091794 9783319091792
OCLC Number: 894349281
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 253 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Contents: Foreword; Mauro Agnoletti, Simone Neri Serneri --
Contributors --
1. Energy in history; Paolo Malanima --
2. Economic history and the environment: new questions, approaches and methodologies; Enric Tello Aragay, Gabriel Jover Avellà --
3. Environmental history of soils; Verena Winiwarter --
4. Environmental history of water resources; Stephane Frioux --
5. Environmental history of air pollution and protection; Stephen Mosley --
6. Urban development and environment; Dieter Schott --
7. History of Waste Management and the Social and Cultural Representations of Waste; Sabine Barles --
8. History of technological hazards, disasters and accidents; Gianni Silei.
Series Title: Environmental history series, volume 4.
Responsibility: Mauro Agnoletti, Simone Neri Serneri, editors.

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