A Companion to Global Environmental History

A Companion to Global Environmental History

Editor(s): J. R. McNeill, Erin Stewart Mauldin

Published Online: 7 SEP 2012 03:41AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781444335347

Online ISBN: 9781118279519

DOI: 10.1002/9781118279519

About this Book

The Companion to Global Environmental History offers multiple points of entry into the history and historiography of this dynamic and fast-growing field, to provide an essential road map to past developments, current controversies, and future developments for specialists and newcomers alike.

  • Combines temporal, geographic, thematic and contextual approaches from prehistory to the present day
  • Explores environmental thought and action around the world, to give readers a cultural, intellectual and political context for engagement with the environment in modern times
  • Brings together environmental historians from around the world, including scholars from South Africa, Brazil, Germany, and China

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Times

  2. Part II: Places

  3. Part III: Drivers of Change and Environmental Transformations

  4. Part IV: Environmental Thought and Action

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