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Nature's end : history and the environment

Author: Sverker Sörlin; Paul Warde
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingtstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Environmental History as a distinct discipline is now over a generation old, with a large and diverse group of practitioners around the globe. This book provides a reflection on the achievements, diversity, and direction of environmental history in its varied national, international and continental contexts.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Nature's end.
Houndmills, Basingtstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
(DLC) 2009282227
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sverker Sörlin; Paul Warde
ISBN: 9780230245099 0230245099
OCLC Number: 647929258
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 368 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Making the environment historical : an introduction / Sverker Sörlin and Paul Warde --
Imperialism, intellectual networks, and environmental change : unearthing the origins and evolution of global environmental history / Richard Grove and Vinita Damodaran --
Separation, proprietorship and community in the history of conservation / William M. Adams --
The environmental history of pre-industrial agriculture in Europe / Paul Warde --
The global warming that did not happen : historicizing glaciology and climate change / Sverker Sörlin --
Genealogies of the ecological moment : planning, complexity and the emergence of 'the environment' as politics in West Germany, 1949-1982 / Holger Nehring --
The environmental history of mountain regions / Robert A. Dodgshon --
Interdisciplinary conversations : the collective model / A. Hamilton [and others] --
New science for sustainability in an ancient land / Libby Robin --
54, 40 or fight : writing within and across borders in North American environmental history / Matthew Evenden and Graeme Wynn --
Modernity and the politics of waste in Britain / Tim Cooper --
Why intensify? The outline of a theory of the institutional causes driving long-term changes in Chinese farming and the consequent modifications to the environment / Mark Elvin --
Reconsidering climate and causality : case studies from colonial Mexico / Georgina Endfield --
Destinies and decisions : taking the life-world seriously in environmental history / Kirsten Hastrup.
Responsibility: edited by Sverker Sörlin and Paul Warde.
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