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Global environmental history : an introductory reader

Author: John Robert McNeill; Alan Roe
Publisher: New York : Routledge, ©2013.
Series: Rewriting histories.
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Robert McNeill; Alan Roe
ISBN: 9780415520522 0415520525 9780415520539 0415520533
OCLC Number: 767569268
Description: xxvi, 449 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Changing times : the Holocene legacy / William R. Dickinson --
Dark is the world to thee : a historical perspective on environmental forewarnings / Teresa Kwiatkowska and Alan Holland --
Opportunities in marine environmental history / W. Jeffrey Bolster --
Gender and environmental history / Carolyn Merchant --
Consumed by either fire or fire : a review of the environmental consequences of anthropogenic fire / Stephen J. Pyne --
Rubber, blight, and mosquitos : biogeography meets the global economy / Donald Kennedy and Marjorie Lucks --
Animal planet / Harriet Ritvo --
Evolutionary history : prospectus for a new field / Edmund Russell --
Ecological imperialism : the overseas migration of western Europeans as a biological phenomenon / Alfred W. Crosby --
Environment and society : long-term trends in Latin American mining / Elizabeth Dore --
Exceptionalism in European environmental history / Joachim Radkau --
Three thousand years of unsustainable growth : China's environment from archaic times to the present / Mark Elvin --
The predatory tribute-taking state : a framework for understanding Russian environmental history / Douglas R. Wiener --
Ecology and culture in West Africa / James L.A. Webb Jr. --
The trouble with wilderness : or, getting back to the wrong nature / William Cronon --
'Annihilating natural productions' : nature's economy, colonial crisis and the origins of Brazilian political environmentalism (1786-1810) / José A. Pádua --
Conservation movement in post-war Japan / Catherine Knight --
The authoritarian biologist and the arrogance of anti-humanism : wildlife conservation in the third world / Ramachandra Guha.
Series Title: Rewriting histories.
Responsibility: John R. McNeill and Alan Roe.

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