What is Environmental History?

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Polity, 8 дек. 2006 г. - Всего страниц: 180
What is environmental history? It is a kind of history that seeks understanding of human beings as they have lived, worked and thought in relationship to the rest of nature through the changes brought by time. In this seminal student textbook, J. Donald Hughes provides a masterful overview of the thinkers, topics and perspectives that have come to constitute the exciting discipline that is environmental history. He does so on a global scale, drawing together disparate trends from a rich variety of countries into a unified whole, illuminating trends and key themes in the process. Those already familiar with the discipline will find themselves invited to think about the subject in a new way. Students and scholars new to environmental history will find the book both an indispensable guide and a rich source of inspiration for future work

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Defining Environmental History
Forerunners of Environmental History
The Birth and Growth of Environmental History in the United States
Local Regional and National Environmental Histories
Global Environmental History
Issues and Directions in Environmental History
Thoughts on Doing Environmental History
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J D Hughes is John Evans Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Denver, Colorado.

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