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  • Nature Incorporated

    Nature Incorporated
    av Theodore Steinberg

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521527118

    Nature Incorporated explores the Industrial Revolution in New England from an environmental perspective. The advent of the industrial age brought about significant changes in gender and class relations, and also in work and culture, but it also invo…

  • Evolutionary History

    Evolutionary History
    av Edmund Russell

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521745093

    We tend to see history and evolution springing from separate roots, one grounded in the human world and the other in the natural world. Human beings have, however, become probably the most powerful species shaping evolution today, and human-caused e…

  • Guano and the Opening of the Pacific World

    Guano and the Opening of the Pacific World
    av Gregory T. Cushman

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107655966

    For centuries, bird guano has played a pivotal role in the agricultural and economic development of Latin America, East Asia and Oceania. As their populations ballooned during the Industrial Revolution, North American and European powers came to dep…

  • Guano and the Opening of the Pacific World

    Guano and the Opening of the Pacific World
    av Gregory T. Cushman

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107004139

    For centuries, bird guano has played a pivotal role in the agricultural and economic development of Latin America, East Asia and Oceania. As their populations ballooned during the Industrial Revolution, North American and European powers came to dep…

  • The Danish Revolution, 1500-1800

    The Danish Revolution, 1500-1800
    av Thorkild Kjaergaard

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521030434

    This book tells the story of a fertile European country that, as a result of over population and military armament, over exploited its fields and forests in a non-sustainable fashion. By the eighteenth century Denmark, along with other European coun…

  • The Danish Revolution, 1500-1800

    The Danish Revolution, 1500-1800
    av Thorkild Kjaergaard

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521442671

    This book tells the story of a fertile European country that, as a result of over-population and military armament, over-exploited its fields and forests in a non-sustainable fashion. By the eighteenth century Denmark, along with other European coun…

  • Climate Change and the Course of Global History

    Climate Change and the Course of Global History
    av John L. Brooke

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521692182

    Climate Change and the Course of Global History presents the first global study by a historian to fully integrate the earth-system approach of the new climate science with the material history of humanity. Part I argues that geological, environmenta…

  • Climate Change and the Course of Global History

    Climate Change and the Course of Global History
    av John L. Brooke

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521871648

    Climate Change and the Course of Global History presents the first global study by a historian to fully integrate the earth-system approach of the new climate science with the material history of humanity. Part I argues that geological, environmenta…

  • Green Imperialism

    Green Imperialism
    av Richard H. Grove

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521565134

    This is the first book to document the origins and early history of environmentalism, concentrating especially on its hitherto unexplained colonial and global aspects. It highlights the significance of Utopian, physiocratic and medical thinking in t…

  • Green Imperialism

    Green Imperialism
    av Richard H. Grove

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521403856

    This is the first book to document the origins and early history of environmentalism, concentrating especially on its hitherto unexplained colonial and global aspects. It highlights the significance of Utopian, physiocratic and medical thinking in t…

  • Empire and Ecology in the Bengal Delta

    Empire and Ecology in the Bengal Delta
    av Debjani Bhattacharyya

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108443340

    What happens when a distant colonial power tries to tame an unfamiliar terrain in the world's largest tidal delta? This history of dramatic ecological changes in the Bengal Delta from 1760 to 1920 involves land, water and humans, tracing the stories…

  • Empire and Ecology in the Bengal Delta

    Empire and Ecology in the Bengal Delta
    av Debjani Bhattacharyya

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108425742

    What happens when a distant colonial power tries to tame an unfamiliar terrain in the world's largest tidal delta? This history of dramatic ecological changes in the Bengal Delta from 1760 to 1920 involves land, water and humans, tracing the stories…

  • An Environmental History of Russia

    An Environmental History of Russia
    av Paul Josephson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521689724

    The former Soviet empire spanned eleven time zones and contained half the world's forests; vast deposits of oil, gas and coal; various ores; major rivers such as the Volga, Don and Angara; and extensive biodiversity. These resources and animals, as…

  • An Environmental History of Russia

    An Environmental History of Russia
    av Paul Josephson

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521869584

    The former Soviet empire spanned eleven time zones and contained half the world's forests; vast deposits of oil, gas and coal; various ores; major rivers such as the Volga, Don and Angara; and extensive biodiversity. These resources and animals, as…

  • Waste into Weapons

    Waste into Weapons
    av Peter Thorsheim

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107492097

    During the Second World War, the United Kingdom faced severe shortages of essential raw materials. To keep its armaments factories running, the British government enlisted millions of people in efforts to recycle a wide range of materials for use in…

  • Waste into Weapons

    Waste into Weapons
    av Peter Thorsheim

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107099357

    During the Second World War, the United Kingdom faced severe shortages of essential raw materials. To keep its armaments factories running, the British government enlisted millions of people in efforts to recycle a wide range of materials for use in…

  • The Frigid Golden Age

    The Frigid Golden Age
    av Dagomar DeGroot

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108419314

    Dagomar Degroot offers the first detailed analysis of how a society thrived amid the Little Ice Age, a period of climatic cooling that reached its chilliest point between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries. The precocious economy, unusual enviro…

  • The Bulldozer in the Countryside

    The Bulldozer in the Countryside
    av Adam Rome

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521800594

    The concern today about suburban sprawl is not new. In the decades after World War II, the spread of tract-house construction changed the nature of millions of acres of land, and a variety of Americans began to protest against the environmental cost…

  • Ecological Imperialism

    Ecological Imperialism
    av Alfred W. Crosby

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521837323

    People of European descent form the bulk of the population in most of the temperate zones of the world - North America, Australia and New Zealand. The military successes of European imperialism are easy to explain; in many cases they were a matter o…

  • Greyhound Nation

    Greyhound Nation
    av Edmund Russell

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521762090

    Edmund Russell's much-anticipated new book examines interactions between greyhounds and their owners in England from 1200 to 1900 to make a compelling case that history is an evolutionary process. Challenging the popular notion that animal breeds re…

  • Greyhound Nation

    Greyhound Nation
    av Edmund Russell

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521745055

    Edmund Russell's much-anticipated new book examines interactions between greyhounds and their owners in England from 1200 to 1900 to make a compelling case that history is an evolutionary process. Challenging the popular notion that animal breeds re…

  • The Nature of Soviet Power

    The Nature of Soviet Power
    av Andy Bruno

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781316507926

    During the twentieth century, the Soviet Union turned the Kola Peninsula in the northwest corner of the country into one of the most populated, industrialized, militarized, and polluted parts of the Arctic. This transformation suggests, above all, t…

  • The Nature of Soviet Power

    The Nature of Soviet Power
    av Andy Bruno

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107144712

    During the twentieth century, the Soviet Union turned the Kola Peninsula in the northwest corner of the country into one of the most populated, industrialized, militarized, and polluted parts of the Arctic. This transformation suggests, above all, t…

  • Pemmican Empire

    Pemmican Empire
    av George Colpitts

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107622890

    In the British territories of the North American Great Plains, food figured as a key trading commodity after 1780, when British and Canadian fur companies purchased ever-larger quantities of bison meats and fats (pemmican) from plains hunters to sup…

  • Pemmican Empire

    Pemmican Empire
    av George Colpitts

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107044906

    In the British territories of the North American Great Plains, food figured as a key trading commodity after 1780, when British and Canadian fur companies purchased ever-larger quantities of bison meats and fats (pemmican) from plains hunters to sup…

  • The Climate of Rebellion in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire

    The Climate of Rebellion in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire
    av Sam White

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107008311

    The Climate of Rebellion in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire explores the serious and far-reaching impacts of Little Ice Age climate fluctuations in Ottoman lands. This study demonstrates how imperial systems of provisioning and settlement that defin…

  • The Climate of Rebellion in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire

    The Climate of Rebellion in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire
    av Sam White

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107614307

    The Climate of Rebellion in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire explores the serious and far-reaching impacts of Little Ice Age climate fluctuations in Ottoman lands. This study demonstrates how imperial systems of provisioning and settlement that defin…

  • A New Face on the Countryside

    A New Face on the Countryside
    av Timothy Silver

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521387392

    In this book, Timothy Silver traces the effects of English settlement on South Atlantic ecology, showing how three cultures - Indian, European, and African - interacted with and were, in turn, affected by, their changing environment. In assessing su…

  • Mao's War against Nature

    Mao's War against Nature
    av Judith Shapiro

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521786805

    Judith Shapiro, in clear and compelling prose, relates the great, untold story of the devastating impact of Chinese politics on China’s environment during the Mao years. Maoist China provides an example of extreme human interference in the nat…

  • Mao's War against Nature

    Mao's War against Nature
    av Judith Shapiro

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521781503

    Judith Shapiro, in clear and compelling prose, relates the great, untold story of the devastating impact of Chinese politics on China’s environment during the Mao years. Maoist China provides an example of extreme human interference in the nat…

  • The Green and the Brown

    The Green and the Brown
    av Frank Uekoetter

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521848190

    This study provides the first comprehensive discussion of conservation in Nazi Germany. Looking at Germany in an international context, it analyses the roots of conservation in the late nineteenth century, the gradual adaptation of racist and nation…

  • The Green and the Brown

    The Green and the Brown
    av Frank Uekoetter

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521612777

    This study provides the first comprehensive discussion of conservation in Nazi Germany. Looking at Germany in an international context, it analyses the roots of conservation in the late nineteenth century, the gradual adaptation of racist and nation…

  • Nature and Empire in Ottoman Egypt

    Nature and Empire in Ottoman Egypt
    av Alan Mikhail

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107640184

    In one of the first ever environmental histories of the Ottoman Empire, Alan Mikhail examines relations between the empire and its most lucrative province of Egypt. Based on both the local records of various towns and villages in rural Egypt and the…

  • Nature and Empire in Ottoman Egypt

    Nature and Empire in Ottoman Egypt
    av Alan Mikhail

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107008762

    In one of the first ever environmental histories of the Ottoman Empire, Alan Mikhail examines relations between the empire and its most lucrative province of Egypt. Based on both the local records of various towns and villages in rural Egypt and the…

  • The Ecology of War in China

    The Ecology of War in China
    av Micah S. Muscolino

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107417595

    This book explores the interplay between war and environment in Henan Province, a hotly contested frontline territory that endured massive environmental destruction and human disruption during the conflict between China and Japan during World War II…

  • The Ecology of War in China

    The Ecology of War in China
    av Micah S. Muscolino

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107071568

    This book explores the interplay between war and environment in Henan Province, a hotly contested frontline territory that endured massive environmental destruction and human disruption during the conflict between China and Japan during World War II…

  • Humanity's Burden

    Humanity's Burden
    av Jr, James L. A. Webb

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521670128

    Humanity's Burden provides a panoramic overview of the history of malaria. It traces the long arc of malaria out of tropical Africa into Eurasia, its transfer to the Americas during the early years of the Columbian exchange, and its retraction from…

  • Humanity's Burden

    Humanity's Burden
    av Jr, James L. A. Webb

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521854184

    Humanity's Burden provides a panoramic overview of the history of malaria. It traces the long arc of malaria out of tropical Africa into Eurasia, its transfer to the Americas during the early years of the Columbian exchange, and its retraction from…

  • Sediments of Time

    Sediments of Time
    av Mark Elvin

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521563819

    This collection of essays is the first relatively comprehensive survey of the environmental history of China. Written by some of the world’s leading Western and Chinese experts, Sediments of Time crystallises a new and distinct field of schola…

  • Nature's Economy

    Nature's Economy
    av Worster Donald Worster

    Inbunden - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521267922

  • Nature`s Economy

    Nature`s Economy
    av Donald Worster

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521452731

    Nature`s Economy is a wide-ranging investigation of ecology`s past, first published in 1994. It traces the origins of the concept, discusses the thinkers who have shaped it, and shows how it in turn has shaped the modern perception of our place in n…

  • Brazil and the Struggle for Rubber

    Brazil and the Struggle for Rubber
    av Warren Dean

    Inbunden - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521334778

    Brazil once enjoyed a near monopoly in rubber when the commodity was gathered in the wild. By 1913, however, cultivated rubber in South-east Asia swept the Brazilian gathered product from the market. In this innovative study, Warren Dean demonstrate…

  • Feral Animals in the American South

    Feral Animals in the American South
    av Abraham H. Gibson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107156944

    The relationship between humans and domestic animals has changed in dramatic ways over the ages, and those transitions have had profound consequences for all parties involved. As societies evolve, the selective pressures that shape domestic populati…

  • The Ends of the Earth

    The Ends of the Earth

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521343657

    Since 1492, when Columbus 'discovered' America, the world has been moving toward an increasingly integrated global economy, higher population levels and consequently greater resource demands, and an increasingly precarious state of the biosphere. Th…

  • The Untilled Garden

    The Untilled Garden
    av Richard W. Judd

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521509985

    This study traces the origins of conservation thinking in America to the naturalists who explored the middle-western frontier between 1740 and 1840. Their inquiries yielded a comprehensive natural history of America and inspired much of the conserva…

  • The Untilled Garden

    The Untilled Garden
    av Richard W. Judd

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521729840

    This study traces the origins of conservation thinking in America to the naturalists who explored the middle-western frontier between 1740 and 1840. Their inquiries yielded a comprehensive natural history of America and inspired much of the conserva…

  • Ecological Imperialism

    Ecological Imperialism
    av Alfred W. Crosby

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521546188

    People of European descent form the bulk of the population in most of the temperate zones of the world - North America, Australia and New Zealand. The military successes of European imperialism are easy to explain; in many cases they were a matter o…

  • Feral Animals in the American South

    Feral Animals in the American South
    av Abraham Gibson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781316610091

    The relationship between humans and domestic animals has changed in dramatic ways over the ages, and those transitions have had profound consequences for all parties involved. As societies evolve, the selective pressures that shape domestic populati…

  • Environment, Power, and Injustice

    Environment, Power, and Injustice
    av Nancy J. Jacobs

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521811910

    This book presents the socio-environmental history of black people around Kuruman, on the edge of the Kalahari in South Africa. Considering successive periods - Tswana agropastoral chiefdoms before colonial contact, the Cape frontier, British coloni…

  • Environment, Power, and Injustice

    Environment, Power, and Injustice
    av Nancy J. Jacobs

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521010702

    This book presents the socio-environmental history of black people around Kuruman, on the edge of the Kalahari in South Africa. Considering successive periods - Tswana agropastoral chiefdoms before colonial contact, the Cape frontier, British coloni…

  • The Destruction of the Bison

    The Destruction of the Bison
    av Andrew C. Isenberg

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521771726

    The Destruction of the Bison, first published in 2000, explains the decline of the North American bison population from an estimated 30 million in 1800 to fewer than a thousand a century later. In this wide-ranging, interdisciplinary study, Andrew C…

  • Caribbean Slave

    Caribbean Slave
    av Kiple Kenneth F. Kiple

    Inbunden - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521268745

    A comprehensive analysis of the biological experience of black slaves in the Caribbean.

  • Tigers, Rice, Silk, and Silt

    Tigers, Rice, Silk, and Silt
    av Robert Marks

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521027762

    Challenging the conventional wisdom conveyed by Western environmental historians about China, this book examines the correlations between economic and environmental changes in the southern Chinese provinces of Guangdong and Guangxi from 1400 to 1850…

  • Tigers, Rice, Silk, and Silt

    Tigers, Rice, Silk, and Silt
    av Robert Marks

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521591775

    Challenging the conventional wisdom conveyed by Western environmental historians about China, this book examines the correlations between economic and environmental changes in the southern Chinese provinces of Guangdong and Guangxi from 1400 to 1850…

  • Sediments of Time 2 Part Paperback Set

    Sediments of Time 2 Part Paperback Set
    av Mark Elvin

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521135696

    This collection of essays was the first relatively comprehensive survey of the environmental history of China. Written by some of the world's leading Western and Chinese experts, Sediments of Time crystallises a new and distinct field of scholarship…

  • Americans and their Forests

    Americans and their Forests
    av Michael Williams

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521428378

    When Europeans first reached the land that would become the United States they were staggered by the breadth and density of the forest they found. The existence of that forest, and the effort either to use or subdue it, have been constant themes in…

  • Forests in Revolutionary France

    Forests in Revolutionary France
    av Kieko Matteson

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107043343

    This book investigates the economic, strategic, and political importance of forests in early modern and modern Europe and shows how struggles over this vital natural resource both shaped and reflected the ideologies and outcomes of France's long rev…

  • Mountains of the Mediterranean World

    Mountains of the Mediterranean World
    av McNeill J. R. McNeill

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521332484

    An environmental history of the mountain areas of Turkey, Greece, Italy, Spain, and Morocco.

  • The Mountains of the Mediterranean World

    The Mountains of the Mediterranean World
    av J. R. McNeill

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521522885

    This book describes and analyses the environmental history of the mountain areas of the Mediterranean world, focusing on Turkey, Greece, Italy, Spain, and Morocco. The author examines the land and its people and concludes that great changes in the n…

  • The Fisherman's Problem

    The Fisherman's Problem
    av Arthur F. McEvoy

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521385862

    The living resources of California’s rivers and coastal waters are among the most varied and productive in the world. They also offer a laboratory example of the mismanagement and waste that have attended the settlement and development of the…

  • The Fisherman's Problem

    The Fisherman's Problem
    av Arthur F. McEvoy

    Inbunden - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521324274

    The living resources of California’s rivers and coastal waters are among the most varied and productive in the world. They also offer a laboratory example of the mismanagement and waste that have attended the settlement and development of the…

  • Environmental Infrastructure in African History

    Environmental Infrastructure in African History
    av Emmanuel Kreike

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107001510

    Environmental Infrastructure in African History offers a new approach for analyzing and narrating environmental change. Environmental change conventionally is understood as occurring in a linear fashion, moving from a state of more nature to a state…

  • War and Nature

    War and Nature
    av Edmund Russell

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521790031

    War and Nature combines discussion of technology, nature, and warfare to explain the impact of war on nature and vice versa. While cultural and scholarly traditions have led us to think of war and control of nature as separate, this book uses the hi…

  • War and Nature

    War and Nature
    av Edmund Russell

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521799379

    War and Nature combines discussion of technology, nature, and warfare to explain the impact of war on nature and vice versa. While cultural and scholarly traditions have led us to think of war and control of nature as separate, this 2001 book uses t…

  • The Matter of History

    The Matter of History
    av Timothy J. LeCain

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107134171

    New insights into the microbiome, epigenetics, and cognition are radically challenging our very idea of what it means to be 'human', while an explosion of neo-materialist thinking in the humanities has fostered a renewed appreciation of the formativ…

  • The Matter of History

    The Matter of History
    av Timothy J. LeCain

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107592704

    New insights into the microbiome, epigenetics, and cognition are radically challenging our very idea of what it means to be 'human', while an explosion of neo-materialist thinking in the humanities has fostered a renewed appreciation of the formativ…

  • Fish versus Power

    Fish versus Power
    av Matthew D. Evenden

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521041034

    Fish versus Power is an environmental history of the Fraser River (British Columbia) and the attempts to dam it for power and to defend it for salmon. Amid contemporary debates over large dam development and declines in fisheries, this book offers a…

  • Fish versus Power

    Fish versus Power
    av Matthew D. Evenden

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521830997

    Fish versus Power is an environmental history of the Fraser River (British Columbia) and the attempts to dam it for power and to defend it for salmon. Amid contemporary debates over large dam development and declines in fisheries, this book offers a…

  • Empire of Timber

    Empire of Timber
    av Erik Loomis

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107125490

    The battles to protect ancient forests and spotted owls in the Northwest splashed across the evening news in the 1980s and early 1990s. Empire of Timber re-examines this history to demonstrate that workers used their unions to fight for a healthy wo…

  • Empire of Timber

    Empire of Timber
    av Erik Loomis

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107565036

    The battles to protect ancient forests and spotted owls in the Northwest splashed across the evening news in the 1980s and early 1990s. Empire of Timber re-examines this history to demonstrate that workers used their unions to fight for a healthy wo…

  • Nature and the English Diaspora

    Nature and the English Diaspora
    av Thomas Dunlap

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521651738

    First published in 1999, this book is a comparative history of the development of ideas about nature, particularly of the importance of native nature as a part of the culture in the Anglo settler countries of the United States, Canada, Australia, an…

  • The River, the Plain, and the State

    The River, the Plain, and the State
    av Ling Zhang

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107155985

    On July 19, 1048, the Yellow River breached its banks, drastically changing its course across the Hebei Plain and turning it into a delta where the river sought a path out to the ocean. This dramatic shift of forces in the natural world resulted fro…

  • A Plague of Sheep

    A Plague of Sheep
    av Elinor G. K. Melville

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521420617

    This is a book about the biological conquest of the New World. Taking as a case study the sixteenth-century history of a region of highland central Mexico, it shows how the environmental and social changes brought about by the introduction of Old Wo…

  • A Plague of Sheep

    A Plague of Sheep
    av Elinor G. K. Melville

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521574488

    This is a book about the biological conquest of the New World. Taking as a case study the sixteenth-century history of a region of highland central Mexico, it shows how the environmental and social changes brought about by the introduction of Old Wo…

  • Beauty, Health, and Permanence

    Beauty, Health, and Permanence
    av Samuel P. Hays

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521389280

    Bringing together a wide range of environmental issues that have been debated since the mid-1950s, this book views these issues as a result of changes in values in American society since World War II. The author explores such substantive issues as p…