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The environment and world history /

Other Authors: Burke, Edmund, 1940-, Pomeranz, Kenneth.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2009
Series: California world history library ; 9.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : world history and environmental history / Kenneth Pomeranz
  • The big story : human history, energy regimes, and the environment / Edmund Burke III
  • Toward a global system of property rights in land / John F. Richards
  • The transformation of the Middle Eastern environment, 1500 B.C.E.-2000 C.E. / Edmund Burke III
  • The transformation of China's environment, 1500-2000 / Kenneth Pomeranz
  • The Rhine as a world river / Mark Cioc
  • Continuity and transformation : colonial rice frontiers and their environmental impact on the great river deltas of mainland Southeast Asia / Michael Adas
  • Beyond the colonial paradigm : African history and environmental history in large-scale perspective / William Beinart
  • Environmental histories of India : of states, landscapes, and ecologies / Mahesh Rangarajan
  • Latin American environmental history : a shifting old/new field / Lise Sedrez
  • The predatory tribute-taking state : a framework for understanding Russian environmental history / Douglas R. Weiner.