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Forthcoming Environmental History Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Great Barrier Reef

    An Environmental History

    By Ben Daley

    Series: Earthscan Oceans

    The Great Barrier Reef is located along the coast of Queensland in north-east Australia and is the world’s largest coral reef ecosystem. Designated a World Heritage Area, it has been subject to increasing pressures from tourism, fishing, pollution and climate change, and is now protected as a...

    To Be Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Biosphere and the Bioregion

    Essential Writings of Peter Berg

    Edited by Cheryll Glotfelty, Eve Quesnel

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    Bioregionalism asks us to reimagine ourselves and the places where we live in ecological terms and to harmonize human activities with the natural systems that sustain life. As one of the originators of the concept of bioregionalism, Peter Berg (1937-2011) is a founding figure of contemporary...

    To Be Published July 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. A History of the Workplace

    Environment and Health at Stake

    Edited by Lars Bluma, Judith Rainhorn

    Interest in the history of the workplace is on the rise. Recent work in this area has combined traditional methods and theories of social history with new approaches and new questions. It constitutes a ‘topical contact zone’, a particularly dynamic field of research at the junction of social...

    To Be Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 7th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Anthropocene and the Global Environmental Crisis

    Edited by Clive Hamilton, François Gemenne, Christophe Bonneuil

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    The Anthropocene is a major scientific proposal, a key concept, but it is also a story of ‘how we got here’, how Man, the hunter-gatherer, became a geological force. This book captures some of the radical new thinking prompted by the arrival of the Anthropocene and opens up the social sciences and...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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, which it makes extensive use of, is one of the world’s biggest polluters. Moreover, Russia...

    To Be Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge