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World-system history and global environmental change

Author: Alf Hornborg; John McNeill; Juan Martínez Alier
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Altamira Press, ©2006.
Series: Globalization and the environment series
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Providing an overview of the ecological dimension of economic processes, this book presents a framework for understanding the relations between ecosystems and world systems. It also contains  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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World-system history and global environmental change.
Lanham, MD : Altamira Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2006021775
(OCoLC)225935680
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alf Hornborg; John McNeill; Juan Martínez Alier
OCLC Number: 761935531
Description: 1 online resource (pages cm).
Contents: Introduction: Environmental History as Political EcologyPart I The Environment in World-System History: Tracing Social Processes in Nature1. Environmental Impacts of the Roman Economy and Social Structure: Augustus to Diocletian2. "People Said Extinction Was Not Possible": Two Thousand Years of Environmental Change in South China3. Precolonial Landesque Capital: A Global Perspective4. Food, War, and Crisis: The Seventeenth-Century Swedish Empire5. The Role of Deforestation in Earth and World-System Integration6. Silver, Ecology, and the Origins of the Modern World, 1450-16407. Trade, "Trinkets," and Environmental Change at the Edge of World-Systems: Political Ecology and the East African Ivory Trade8. Steps to an Environmental History of the Western Llanos of Venezuela: A World-System Perspective9. The Extractive Economy: An Early Phase of the Globalization of Diet, and Its Environmental Consequences10.Yellow Jack and Geopolitics: Environment, Epidemics, and the Struggles for Empire in the American Tropics, 1640-1830Part II Ecology and Unequal Exchange: Unraveling Environmental Injustice in the Modern World11. Marxism, Social Metabolism, and International Trade12. Natural Values and the Physical Inevitability of Uneven Development under Capitalism13. Footprints in the Cotton Fields: The Industrial Revolution as Time-Space Appropriation and Environmental Load Displacement14. Uneven Ecological Exchange and Consumption-Based Environmental Impacts: A Cross-National Investigation15. Combining Social Metabolism and Input-Output Analyses to Account for Ecologically Unequal Trade16. Physical Trade Flows of Pollution-Intensive Products: Historical Trends in Europe and the World17. Environmental Issues at the U.S.-Mexico Border and the Unequal Territorialization of Value18. Surrogate Money, Technology, and the Expansion of Savanna Soybeans in Brazil19. Scale and Dependency in World-Systems: Local Societies in Convergent Evolution20. The Ecology and the Economy: What is Rational?
Series Title: Globalization and the environment series
Responsibility: edited by Alf Hornborg, John McNeill, and Joan Martinez-Alier.

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