Environmental history in the making : Volume I, Explaining /

This book is the product of the 2nd World Conference on Environmental History, held in Guimarães, Portugal, in 2014. It gathers works by authors from the five continents, addressing concerns raised by past events so as to provide information to help manage the present and the future. It reveals how...

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Other Authors: Vaz, Estelita (Editor)
Joanaz de Melo, Cristina (Editor)
Costa Pinto, Lígia M. (Editor)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (online služba) (Distributor) 
Format: eBook
Published: Cham : Springer, 2017
Series:Environmental history
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Part I Approaches - Social Bondage to Mathematics, Arts or Socio-Biology
  • 1 Cognition and Natural Disasters: Stimulating an Environmental Historical Debate
  • 2 Peopling Landscapes Through Art
  • 3 The Power of Stories in the South Moresby Controversy: A Narrative Network Analysis
  • 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
  • Part II Proposing - Concepts, Sources, Methodologies
  • 5 Eco-fusion of Alien and Native as a New Conceptual Framework for Historical Ecology
  • 6 Sustainable Development in Brundtland and Beyond: How (Not) to Reconcile Material Wealth, Environmental Limits and Just Distribution
  • 7 Hidden Treasures: Challenging Traps of Historical Sources for Environmental History
  • 8 Vegetation Analysis as a Source of Historic Information - The Case of Madeira Island
  • 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
  • 10 Beyond Colonialism: Towards a New Environmental History of India
  • 11 Where Many Rivers Meet: River Morphology and Transformation of Pre-modern River Economy in Mid-Ganga Basin, India
  • 12 Notes from the Edges. Environmental History Writing in a Mediterranean “Periphery”
  • Part IV Blurring All: New Interpretations, Old Themes, Different Outcomes
  • 13 Science, Society, and Knowledge of the Columbian Exchange: The Case of Cannabis
  • 14 History of the Colonization of Minas Gerais: An Environmental Approach
  • 15 Locusts in Southern Settler Societies: Argentine and Australian Experience and Responses, 1880-1940
  • Part V Resetting Data - Information Upon Classic Subjects (Crossing Methodologies and Proposing New Interpretations)
  • 16 Locust Invasions, Climatic Factors and Human Affairs in Modern Age Mediterranean
  • 17 Wood for Burning: The Continuity of Woodland Management in Medieval and Early Modern France
  • 18 Firewood and Charcoal Consumption in Madrid during Eighteenth Century and Its Effects on Forest Landscapes
  • 19 Bambi in Sherwood Forest and the Great Deer Escape c. 1703-1711