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Environmental History


Arnold, David, and Ramachandra Guha, eds. Nature, Culture, Imperialism: Essays on the Environmental History of South Asia. Delhi, India: Oxford University Press, 1995.

Cronon, William. "A Place for Stories: Nature, History, and Narrative." Journal of American History 78 (1992): 1347–1376.

Crosby, Alfred W. The Columbian Exchange: Biological and Cultural Consequences of 1492. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1972.

——. Ecological Imperialism: The Biological Expansion of Europe, 900–1900 A.D. Cambridge, U.K., and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1986.

Grove, Richard H. Green Imperialism: Colonial Expansion, Tropical Island Edens, and the Origins of Environmentalism, 1600–1860. Cambridge, U.K., and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Hancock, W. K. Country and Calling. London: Faber and Faber, 1954.

Jacobs, Nancy J. Environment, Power, and Injustice: A South African History. Cambridge, U.K., and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003.

Kaufman, Polly Welts. National Parks and the Woman's Voice: A History. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1996.

McCann, James C. Green Land, Brown Land, Black Land: An Environmental History of Africa, 1800–1990. Portsmouth, N.H.: Heinemann, 1999.

Merchant, Carolyn. The Columbia Guide to American Environmental History. New York: Columbia University Press, 2002.

——. Ecological Revolutions: Nature, Gender and Science in New England. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 1989.

Moore, Henrietta L., and Megan Vaughan. Cutting Down Trees: Gender, Nutrition, and Agricultural Change in the Northern Province of Zambia, 1890–1990. Portsmouth, N.H.: Heinemann, 1994.

White, Richard. "American Environmental History: The Development of a New Historical Field." Pacific Historical Review 54 (1985): 297–335.

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Science EncyclopediaScience & Philosophy: Electrophoresis (cataphoresis) to EphemeralEnvironmental History - Development Of The Field, What Is Environmental History?, Interdisciplinary Methods, Environment And Gender, Genre, Scale, And Narrative