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You are currently browsing 11–20 of 28 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. 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 28th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 8th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 17th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 16th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 5th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 5th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 4th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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 20th 2012 by Routledge

  9. A History of Energy

    Northern Europe from the Stone Age to the Present Day

    By Bent Sorensen

    In this seminal book, Bent Sørensen views human society as driven by the quest for, and control of, energy. From allowing our prehistoric ancestors to survive harsh northern European winters to more recent global energy security and climate concerns, the control and effective harnessing of energy...

    Published November 9th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Environmentalism since 1945

    By Gary Haq, Alistair Paul

    Series: The Making of the Contemporary World

    Today environmental issues are part of daily life, a feature of the modern world almost everyone now recognises. Contemporary environmentalism has promoted a way of speaking and thinking about the environment that was not possible or imaginable decades ago. Environmentalism Since 1945 provides a...

    Published September 22nd 2011 by Routledge