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  1. Indigenous Knowledge and the Environment in Africa and North America
    Indigenous knowledge has become a catchphrase in global struggles for environmental justice. Yet indigenous knowledges are often viewed, incorrectly, as pure and primordial cultural artifacts. This collection draws from African... Learn More
    Published: 3rd April 2012
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  2. Slavery, Agriculture, and Malaria in the Arabian Peninsula
    In Slavery, Agriculture, and Malaria in the Arabian Peninsula, Benjamin Reilly illuminates a previously unstudied phenomenon: the large-scale employment of people of African ancestry as slaves in agricultural oases within the... Learn More
    Published: 29th October 2015
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  3. Historical Ecology of Malaria in Ethiopia
    "One of the most important books written on Africa in the last ten years—indeed, in any ten years." —David M. Anderson, University of Warwick Malaria is an infectious disease like no other: it is a dynamic force of nature... Learn More
    Published: 10th June 2015
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  4. Environmental Imaginaries of the Middle East and North Africa
    The landscapes of the Middle East have captured our imaginations throughout history. Images of endless golden dunes, camel caravans, isolated desert oases, and rivers lined with palm trees have often framed written and visual... Learn More
    Published: 20th December 2011
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  5. Mad Dogs and Meerkats
    Through the ages, rabies has exemplified the danger of diseases that transfer from wild animals to humans and their domestic stock. In South Africa, rabies has been on the rise since the latter part of the twentieth century... Learn More
    Published: 10th May 2011
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  6. Nature and History in Modern Italy
    Is Italy il bel paese—the beautiful country—where tourists spend their vacations looking for art, history, and scenery? Or is it a land whose beauty has been cursed by humanity\u2019s greed and nature\u2019s cruelty?... Learn More
    Published: 31st August 2010
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  7. Healing the Herds
    Healing the Herds: Disease, Livestock Economies, and the Globalization of Veterinary Medicine offers a new and exciting comparative approach to the complex interrelationships of microbes, markets, and medicine in the global economy.... Learn More
    Published: 9th March 2010
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  8. The Game of Conservation
    The Game of Conservation is a brilliantly crafted and highly readable examination of nature protection around the world. Twentieth-century nature conservation treaties often originated as attempts to regulate the pace of killing... Learn More
    Published: 15th December 2009
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  9. Wielding the Ax
    Finalist for the African Studies Association’s 2010 Melville J. Herskovits Award. Forests have been at the fault lines of contact between African peasant communities in the Tanzanian coastal hinterland and outsiders... Learn More
    Published: 31st March 2009
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  10. Resurrecting the Granary of Rome
    • Winner of the George Perkins Marsh Prize for Best Book in Environmental History • Winner of the Meridian Book Award for Outstanding Work in Geography • James Blaut Award in recognition of innovative scholarship... Learn More
    Published: 11th September 2007
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  11. Triumph of the Expert
    The most striking feature of British colonialism in the twentieth century was the confidence it expressed in the use of science and expertise, especially when joined with the new bureaucratic capacities of the state, to develop... Learn More
    Published: 20th March 2007
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  12. Inventing Pollution
    Britain's supremacy in the nineteenth century depended in large part on its vast deposits of coal. This coal not only powered steam engines in factories, ships, and railway locomotives but also warmed homes and cooked food. As... Learn More
    Published: 31st March 2006
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  13. How Green Were the Nazis?
    The Nazis created nature preserves, contemplated sustainable forestry, curbed air pollution, and designed the autobahn highway network as a way of bringing Germans closer to nature. How Green Were the Nazis? is the first book... Learn More
    Published: 30th December 2005
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  14. Imperial Gullies
    Once the grain basket for South Africa, much of Lesotho has become a scarred and treeless wasteland. The nation's spectacular gullying has concerned environmentalists and conservationists for more than half a century, In Imperial... Learn More
    Published: 5th April 2005
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  15. Highland Sanctuary
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  16. South Africa'S Environmental History
    Environmental history in southern Africa has only recently come into its own as a distinct field of historical inquiry. While natural resources lie at the heart of all environmental history, the field opens the door to a wide... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2003
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