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You are currently browsing 11–20 of 32 new and published books in the subject of Environmental History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. 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...

    Published June 6th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Trees, Forested Landscapes and Grazing Animals

    A European Perspective on Woodlands and Grazed Treescapes

    Edited by Ian D. Rotherham

    In this comprehensive book, the critical components of the European landscape – forest, parkland, and other grazed landscapes with trees are addressed. The book considers the history of grazed treed landscapes, of large grazing herbivores in Europe, and the implications of the past in shaping...

    Published February 13th 2013 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 –...

    Published January 27th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Global Environmental History

    An Introductory Reader

    Edited by John R. McNeill, Alan Roe

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Global Environmental History introduces this rapidly developing field through a broad and thought-provoking range of expert contributions. Environmental history is a subject especially suited to global and transnational approaches and, over the course of the present generation, an increasing...

    Published November 7th 2012 by Routledge

  5. World History

    Journeys from Past to Present - VOLUME 1: From Human Origins to 1500 CE, 2nd Edition

    By Candice Goucher, Linda Walton

    World History: Journeys from Past to Present uses common themes to present an integrated and comprehensive survey of human history from its origins to the present day. By weaving together thematic and regional perspectives in coherent chronological narratives, Goucher and Walton transform the...

    Published October 16th 2012 by Routledge

  6. World History

    Journeys from Past to Present - VOLUME 2: From 1500 CE to the Present, 2nd Edition

    By Candice Goucher, Linda Walton

    World History: Journeys from Past to Present uses common themes to present an integrated and comprehensive survey of human history from its origins to the present day. By weaving together thematic and regional perspectives in coherent chronological narratives, Goucher and Walton transform the...

    Published October 15th 2012 by Routledge

  7. World History

    Journeys from Past to Present, 2nd Edition

    By Candice Goucher, Linda Walton

    World History: Journeys from Past to Present uses common themes to present an integrated and comprehensive survey of human history from its origins to the present day. By weaving together thematic and regional perspectives in coherent chronological narratives, Goucher and Walton transform the...

    Published October 4th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Migration in World History

    2nd Edition

    By Patrick Manning

    Series: Themes in World History

    This fully revised and updated second edition of Migration in World History traces the connections among regions brought about by the movement of people, diseases, crops, technology and ideas. Drawing on examples from a wide range of geographical regions and thematic areas, noted world historian...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  9. An Environmental History of the Middle Ages

    The Crucible of Nature

    By John Aberth

    The Middle Ages was a critical and formative time for Western approaches to our natural surroundings. An Environmental History of the Middle Ages is a unique and unprecedented cultural survey of attitudes towards the environment during this period. Humankind’s relationship with the environment...

    Published September 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Europe's Green Revolution and Others Since

    The Rise and Fall of Peasant-Friendly Plant Breeding

    By Jonathan Harwood

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    How best to foster agricultural development in the Third World has long been a subject of debate and from a European perspective the persistent failure to design peasant-friendly technology is puzzling. From the late 19th century, for example, various western European countries also underwent ‘...

    Published April 19th 2012 by Routledge