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Melo, Cristina Joanaz de

Environmental History in the Making

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Table of contents

Part I. Approaches – (Social Bondage to Maths, Arts or Socio-Biology)

1. Cognition and Natural Disasters: Stimulating an Environmental Historical Debate
Niki Pfeifer

2. Peopling Landscapes Through Art
Mandy Martin

3. The Power of Stories in the South Moresby Controversy: A Narrative Network Analysis
Alexandra Vlachos

4. Exploring Environmental Literacy from a Historical Perspective: How Observations of the Arctic Natural Environment by a Nineteenth-Century Scholar Resulted in a Proposal for Establishing National Parks in the Nordic Countries
Seija A. Niemi

Part II. Proposing – Concepts, Sources, Methodologies

5. Eco-fusion of Alien and Native as a New Conceptual Framework for Historical Ecology
Ian D. Rotherham

6. Sustainable Development in Brundtland and Beyond: How (Not) to Reconcile Material Wealth, Environmental Limits and Just Distribution
Iris Borowy

7. Hidden Treasures: Challenging Traps of Historical Sources for Environmental History
Klára Woitschová

8. Vegetation Analysis as a Source of Historic Information – The Case of Madeira Island
Sandra Kiesow, Klaus Dierssen

Part III. Clarifying – Results – Interchange of Psico-Social with Natural and Analytical

9. Fire on the Hills: An Environmental History of Fires and Fire Policy in Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems
Mário Gonzalez Pereira, Jack P. Hayes, Char Miller, Daniel E. Orenstein

10. Beyond Colonialism: Towards a New Environmental History of India
Arivalagan Murugeshapandian

11. Where Many Rivers Meet: River Morphology and Transformation of Pre-modern River Economy in Mid-Ganga Basin, India
Vipul Singh

12. Notes from the Edges. Environmental History Writing in a Mediterranean “Periphery”
Vaso Seirinidou

Part IV. Bluring All Confronting Data: New Interpretations, Old Themes, Different Outcomes

13. Science, Society, and Knowledge of the Columbian Exchange: The Case of Cannabis

Chris S. Duvall

14. History of the Colonization of Minas Gerais: An Environmental Approach
Alexia Helena de Araujo Shellard

15. Locusts in Southern Settler Societies: Argentine and Australian Experience and Responses, 1880–1940
Edward Deveson, Alejandro Martinez

Part V. Reseting Data, New Data, New Stories – Information Upon Classic Subjects (Crossing Methodologies New Results)

16. Locust Invasions, Climatic Factors and Human Affairs in Modern Age Mediterranean
Elina Gugliuzzo, Giuseppe Restifo

17. Wood for Burning: The Continuity of Woodland Management in Medieval and Early Modern France
Richard Keyser

18. Firewood and Charcoal Consumption in Madrid during Eighteenth Century and Its Effects on Forest Landscapes
Javier Hernando Ortego, Gonzalo Madrazo García de Lomana

19. Bambi in Sherwood Forest and the Great Deer Escape c. 1703–1711
Sara E. Morrison

Keywords: Life Sciences, Life Sciences, general

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Environmental History
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319410852
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-41083-8

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