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Forthcoming Environmental History Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Environment in American History

    Nature and the Formation of the United States

    By Jeff Crane

    From pre-European contact to the present day, people living in what is now the United States have constantly manipulated their environment. The use of natural resources – animals, plants, minerals, water, and land – has produced both prosperity and destruction, reshaping the land and human...

    To Be Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Penury into Plenty

    Dearth and the Making of Knowledge in Early Modern England

    By Ayesha Mukherjee

    Series: Routledge Research in Early Modern History

    Penury into Plenty: Dearth and the Making of Knowledge in Early Modern England is an original examination of cultural meanings of dearth and famine in England at the turn of the sixteenth century. It focuses on the socio-economic and ecological crises of the 1590s, investigating the effects of...

    To Be Published December 12th 2014 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 December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 approaches to environmental issues. Essays in this path-breaking collection...

    To Be Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of Political Ecology

    Edited by Thomas 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Endangerment, Biodiversity and Culture

    Edited by Fernando Vidal, Nélia Dias

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    This book explores the notion of endangerment which stands at the heart of a network of concepts, values and practices dealing with objects considered threatened by extinction, and with the procedures aimed at preserving them. It looks at some of the fundamental ways in which this process involves...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. A Cultural History of Climate Change

    Edited by Tom Bristow, Thomas H. Ford

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    Acknowledging that the climate is cultural compels us to rethink many of our existing means of historical understanding. This book uniquely examines climate change from transdisciplinary perspectives across the environmental humanities. The first section on climatic modernity and on the culture of...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Routledge International Handbook of Gender and Environment

    Edited by Sherilyn MacGregor

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Variously labelled ecofeminism, feminist environmentalism and eco-gender studies, the common denominator of this body of scholarship is the analysis of the links between gender and the environment. Emerging from a critical position on the margins of such mainstream disciplines as philosophy,...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge