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Ecology & History

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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
    Hardback | £46.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  2. 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
    Hardback | £51.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  3. 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
    Hardback | £38.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  4. 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
    Hardback | £46.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  5. 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
    Hardback | £43.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  6. 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
    Hardback | £43.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  7. Highland Sanctuary
    Hardback | £43.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  8. 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
    Paperback | £22.99
  9. Tropical Pioneers
    Paperback | £19.99
  10. Tropical Pioneers
    In 1800, the highlands of Sri Lanka had some of the most biologically diverse primary tropical rainforest ecosystems in the world. By 1900, only a few craggy corners and mountain caps had been spared the fire stick. Highland villagers,... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2002
    Hardback | £43.00
  11. Encountering the Past in Nature
    A deeper understanding of contemporary environmental problems requires us to know where we come from, and the study of environmental history will help us in that quest. Environmental history, in short, may be described as an attempt... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2001
    Paperback | £14.99
  12. Encountering the Past in Nature
    A deeper understanding of contemporary environmental problems requires us to know where we come from, and the study of environmental history will help us in that quest. Environmental history, in short, may be described as an attempt... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2001
    Hardback | £31.00
  13. The Green Archipelago
    This inaugural volume in the Ohio University Press Series in Ecology and History is the paperback edition of Conrad Totman’s widely acclaimed study of Japan’s environmental policies over the centuries.Professor Totman... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 1998
    Paperback | £21.99