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The Environment in World History

by Mosley

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10205238M
    ISBN 100415409551
    ISBN 109780415409551
    OCLC/WorldCa166360257

    Environmental history is the study of human interaction with the natural world over time, emphasising the active role nature plays in influencing human affairs and vice versa.. Environmental history emerged in the United States out of the environmental movement of the s and s, and much of its impetus still stems from present-day global environmental concerns. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages: illustrations, maps ; 23 cm. Contents: Introduction: world history and environmental history / Kenneth Pomeranz --The big story: human history, energy regimes, and the environment / Edmund Burke III --Toward a global system of property rights in land / John F. .

    5. Global Environmental History Introduction Books on World Environmental History Topics of Global Importance Environmental Movements World History Texts Conclusion 6. Issues and Directions in Environmental History Introduction Professionalism Advocacy Environmental Determinism Presentism Declensionist Narratives Political-Economic Theory The. On the natural environment: Collapse by Jared Diamond * Most people don't realize how many human societies have failed due to putting too much of a burden on their local environment. Collapse tells these stories in vivid detail. The commonalitie.

    ‘This exciting collection represents the best of the innovative new field of environmental history of war. Looking at the ways that the First World War impacted land, food, and animals it will give us new insights and fresh ways of thinking. This book will be a must read for those wishing to understand the war.'.   The history books we loved most in span centuries, nations and wars. From womanhood to nationhood, they challenge the construction .


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The Environment in World History offers a fresh environmental perspective on familiar world history narratives of imperialism and colonialism, trade and commerce, and technological progress and the advance of civilisation, and will be invaluable reading for all students of world history and environmental by: The Environment in World History offers a fresh environmental perspective on familiar world history narratives of imperialism and colonialism, trade and commerce, and technological progress and the advance of civilisation, and will be invaluable reading for all students of world history and environmental cturer: Routledge.

Since around C.E., humans have shaped the global environment in ways that were previously unimaginable. Bringing together leading environmental historians and world historians, this book offers an overview of global environmental history throughout this remarkable year period/5(3).

Covering the last five hundred years of global history, The Environment in World History examines the processes that have transformed the Earth and put growing pressure on natural resources.

Chapters and case studies explore a wide range of issues, including: the hunting of wildlife and the loss of biodiversity in nearly every part of the globe.

Covering the last five hundred years of global history, The Environment in World History examines the processes that have transformed the Earth and put growing pressure on natural resources.

the pollution of air, land and water as the 'inevitable' trade-off /5. This second edition of An Environmental History of the World continues to present a concise history, from ancient to modern times, of the interactions between human societies and the natural environment, including the other forms of life that inhabit our planet.

Throughout their evolutionary history, humans have affected the natural environment, sometimes with a promise of sustainable balance, but also in Cited by: The environment in world history. [Stephen Mosley] -- "Covering the past years of global history, The Environment in World History examines the processes that have transformed the earth and have put growing pressure on natural resources.".

In eleven essays, the contributors examine the connections between environmental change and other major topics of early modern and modern world history: population growth, commercialization, imperialism, industrialization, the fossil fuel revolution, and more.

Rather than attributing environmental change largely to European science, technology, and capitalism, the essays. Since around C.E., humans have shaped the global environment in ways that were previously unimaginable. Bringing together leading environmental historians and world historians, this book offers an overview of global environmental history throughout this remarkable year period.

The Environment in World History offers a fresh environmental perspective on familiar world history narratives of imperialism and colonialism, trade and commerce, and technological progress and the advance of civilisation, and will be invaluable reading for all students of world history and environmental : Stephen Mosley.

It is no longer enough to track human environmental impacts at the local or national level, a task taken up within the flourishing field of environmental history. This article explores how each thread in this complex story is woven throughout human history and how it covers the entire by: 2.

About this book. Covering the last five hundred years of global history, this book examines the processes that have transformed the Earth and put growing pressure on natural resources. Contents Figures and tables Acknowledgements 1. Introduction: Environment and History 2.

The World Hunt Range: £ - £   The Environment in World History offers a fresh environmental perspective on familiar world history narratives of imperialism and colonialism, trade and commerce, and technological progress and the advance of civilisation, and will be invaluable reading for all students of world history and environmental studies.

show more/5(18). Popular Environmental History Books Showing of 1, Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England (Paperback) by. the destruction of one of the ecological wonders of the world. In modern America, we need to see this with clear eyes, and soberly, so that we understand well that the flyover country of our own.

The 5 best environmental books of all time Environmental news junkie Peter Dykstra ranks his favorite books about how science, politics, ideology, money and passion collide. Buy The Environment in World History (Themes in World History) 1 by Stephen Mosley (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Buy The Environment and World History (): NHBS - Edited By: Edmund Burke III and Kenneth Pomeranz, University of California Press.

The book’s center of gravity is in Europe; nevertheless, its reach is global and this will make it particularly attractive to those who (again like this reviewer) approach environmental history with world history questions in mind rather than as specialists in environmental history.

A New Green History of the World () is the new and improved version of A Green History of the World (), which was translated into 13 languages. British historian Clive Ponting did a fantastic amount of research, and then refined it into a very readable, mind-altering page book (a silver bullet cure for folks suffering from denial).4/5.

Since around C.E., humans have shaped the global environment in ways that were previously unimaginable. Bringing together leading environmental historians and world historians, this book offers an overview of global environmental history throughout this remarkable year period.

In eleven essays, the contributors examine the connections between environmental change and other major.

high school math. social sciences. literature and english. foreign languages.This page is a list of environmental books. In this context they are notable books that describe, as a major theme, the effects of human activity on the environment.

Non-fiction is an account or representation of a subject which is presented as fact. This presentation may be accurate or not; that is, it can give either a true or a false.We live in a world that is increasingly vulnerable to climatic shocks - affecting agriculture and industry, government and international trade, not to mention human health and happiness.

Serious anxieties have been aroused by respected scientists warning of dire perils that could result from upsets of the climatic regime.

In this internationally acclaimed book, Emeritus Professor Hubert Lamb 4/5(1).