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Forthcoming Environmental History Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Restoration and History

    The Search for a Usable Environmental Past

    Edited by Marcus Hall

    Once a forest has been destroyed, should one plant a new forest to emulate the old, or else plant designer forests to satisfy our immediate needs? Should we aim to re-create forests, or simply create them? How does the past shed light on our environmental efforts, and how does the present influence...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Global Ecologies and the Environmental Humanities

    Postcolonial Approaches

    Edited by Elizabeth Deloughrey, Jill Didur, Anthony Carrigan

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This book examines current trends in scholarly thinking about the new field of the Environmental Humanities, focusing in particular on how the history of globalization and imperialism represents a special challenge to the representation of environmental issues. Essays in this path-breaking...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Medieval Natural World

    By Richard Jones

    Series: Seminar Studies

    How did medieval people make sense of their surroundings, and how did this change over the years as understanding and knowledge expanded?This new Seminar Study is designed to familiarise students of medieval history with the ways in which medieval people interpreted the world around them –...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Anthropocene and the Global Environmental Crisis

    Rethinking modernity in a new epoch

    Edited by Clive Hamilton, François Gemenne, Christophe Bonneuil

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    The Anthropocene, in which humankind has become a geological force, is a major scientific proposal; but it also means that the conceptions of the natural and social worlds on which sociology, political science, history, law, economics and philosophy rest are called into question. The Anthropocene...

    To Be Published May 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Handbook of Political Ecology

    Edited by Tom Perreault, Gavin Bridge, James McCarthy

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of Political Ecology presents a comprehensive and authoritative examination of the rapidly growing field of political ecology. Located at the intersection of geography, anthropology, sociology, and environmental history, political ecology is one of the most vibrant and...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Communicating Environmental Patriotism

    A Rhetorical History of the American Environmental Movement

    By Anne Marie Todd

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Environmental patriotism, the belief that the national environment defines a country’s greatness, is a significant strand in twentieth century American environmentalism. This book is the first to explore the history of environmental patriotism in America through the intriguing stories of...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Communicating Climate Change in Russia

    State and Propaganda

    By Marianna Poberezhskaya

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    The attitude of Russia towards climate change is extremely important for the success of climate change control policies worldwide, as Russia, with its cold climate and vast resources of carbon fuels, is one of the world’s biggest polluters. Moreover, Russia frequently comes across as not being very...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Endangerment, Biodiversity and Culture

    Edited by Fernando Vidal, Nélia Dias

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    The notion of Endangerment stands at the heart of a network of concepts, values and practices dealing with objects and beings considered threatened by extinction, and with the procedures aimed at preserving them. Usually animated by a sense of urgency and citizenship, identifying endangered...

    To Be Published July 13th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Trading Environments

    Frontiers, Commercial Knowledge and Environmental Transformation, 1820-1990

    Edited by Gordon Winder, Andreas Dix

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environment, Culture, and Society

    This volume examines dynamic interactions between the calculative and speculative practices of commerce and the fruitfulness, variability, materiality, liveliness and risks of nature. It does so in diverse environments caught up in new trading relationships forged on and through frontiers for...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Transdisciplinary Journeys in the Anthropocene

    More than human encounters

    By Katherine Wright

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    This innovative book offers a new perspective on international environmental scholarship, focusing on the emotional and affective connections between human and nonhuman lives to reveal fresh insights into the connections between global issues of climate change, species extinction and colonisation....

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge