Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books

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  1. Fire
    Over vast expanses of time, fire and humanity have interacted to expand the domain of each, transforming the earth and what it means to be human. In this concise yet wide-ranging book, Stephen J. Pyne—named by Science magazine... Learn More
    Published: 11th August 2019
    Hardback | £79.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  2. Footprints of War

    Footprints of War

    Militarized Landscapes in Vietnam

    Written by David Andrew Biggs, Foreword by and Series edited by Paul S. Sutter

    Series Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books

    University of Washington Press

    When American forces arrived in Vietnam, they found themselves embedded in historic village and frontier spaces already shaped by many past conflicts. American bases and bombing targets followed spatial and political logics influenced... Learn More
    Published: 21st November 2018
    Hardback | £27.99
  3. Bringing Whales Ashore
    Today, Japan defends its controversial whaling expeditions by invoking tradition—but what was the historical reality? In examining the techniques and impacts of whaling during the Tokugawa period (1603–1868), Jakobina Arch... Learn More
    Published: 2nd March 2018
    Hardback | £33.00
  4. Cultivating Nature
    The watery terrain of the Albufera Natural Park, an area ten kilometers south of Valencia that is widely regarded as the birthplace of paella, has long been prized by residents and visitors alike. Since the twentieth century,... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2018
    Hardback | £33.00
  5. The Organic Profit
    From green-lifestyle mavens who endorse products on social media to natural health activists sponsored by organic food companies, the marketplace for advice about how to live life naturally is better stocked than ever. Where did... Learn More
    Published: 21st February 2018
    Hardback | £27.99
  6. Seismic City
    On April 18, 1906, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake shook the San Francisco region, igniting fires that burned half the city. The disaster in all its elements — earthquake, fires, and recovery — profoundly disrupted the urban order... Learn More
    Published: 4th October 2017
    Hardback | £27.99
    Paperback | £19.99
  7. Smell Detectives
    What did nineteenth-century cities smell like? And how did odors matter in the formation of a modern environmental consciousness? Smell Detectives follows the nineteenth-century Americans who used their noses to make sense of... Learn More
    Published: 20th June 2017
    Hardback | £27.99
    Paperback | £19.99
  8. Native Seattle
    This updated edition of Native Seattle brings the indigenous story to the present day and puts the movement of recognizing Seattle's Native past into a broader context. Native Seattle focuses on the experiences of local indigenous... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2017
    Hardback | £79.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  9. Defending Giants
    Giant redwoods are American icons, paragons of grandeur, exceptionalism, and endurance. They are also symbols of conflict and negotiation, remnants of environmental battles over the limits of industrialization, profiteering, and... Learn More
    Published: 25th October 2016
    Hardback | £23.99
    Paperback | £19.99
  10. The City Is More Than Human
    Winner of the 2017 Virginia Marie Folkins Award, Association of King County Historical Organizations (AKCHO)Winner of the 2017 Hal K. Rothman Book Prize, Western History AssociationSeattle would not exist without animals. Animals... Learn More
    Published: 27th September 2016
    Hardback | £27.99
    Paperback | £19.99
  11. A Storied Wilderness
    The Apostle Islands are a solitary place of natural beauty, with red sandstone cliffs, secluded beaches, and a rich and unique forest surrounded by the cold, blue waters of Lake Superior. But this seemingly pristine wilderness... Learn More
    Published: 15th March 2016
    Hardback | £74.00
  12. Pests in the City
    From tenements to alleyways to latrines, twentieth-century American cities created spaces where pests flourished and people struggled for healthy living conditions. In Pests in the City, Dawn Day Biehler argues that the urban... Learn More
    Published: 28th January 2015
    Paperback | £19.99
  13. Wilderburbs
    Since the 1950s, the housing developments in the West that historian Lincoln Bramwell calls “wilderburbs” have offered residents both the pleasures of living in nature and the creature comforts of the suburbs. Remote from... Learn More
    Published: 13th August 2014
    Hardback | £79.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  14. How to Read the American West
    From deserts to ghost towns, from national forests to California bungalows, many of the features of the western American landscape are well known to residents and travelers alike. But in How to Read the American West, William... Learn More
    Published: 12th March 2014
    Paperback | £37.00
  15. Behind the Curve
    In 1958, Charles David Keeling began measuring the concentration of carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii. His project kicked off a half century of research that has expanded our knowledge... Learn More
    Published: 28th February 2014
    Hardback | £41.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  16. Whales and Nations
    Before commercial whaling was outlawed in the 1980s, diplomats, scientists, bureaucrats, environmentalists, and sometimes even whalers themselves had attempted to create an international regulatory framework that would allow for... Learn More
    Published: 18th November 2013
    Hardback | £79.00
    Paperback | £23.99
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