What is Environmental History?
By (author) J. Donald Hughes
What is Environmental History? by J. Donald Hughes
Book DescriptionIn this seminal student textbook, J. Donald Hughes provides a masterful overview of the thinkers, topics and perspectives that have come to constitute the exciting discipline that is environmental history.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780745631882
(216mm x 140mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 18-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author J. Donald Hughes
What is Environmental History?, Paperback (October 2015)
What is environmental history? It is a kind of history that seeks understanding of human beings as they have lived, worked, and thought in relationship to the rest of nature through the changes brought by time. In this new edition of his seminal student textbook, J.
Environmental Problems of the Greeks and Romans, Paperback (March 2014)
In addition to extensive revisions based on the latest research, this new edition includes photographs from Hughes's worldwide excursions, a new chapter on warfare and the environment, and an updated bibliography.
Environmental History of the World, Paperback (July 2009)
Throughout their evolutionary history, humans have affected the natural environment, sometimes with a promise of sustainable balance, but also in a destructive manner. This book investigates the ways in which environmental changes, often the result of human actions, have caused historical trends in human societies.
Cultural History of Animals in Antiquity, Hardback (April 2009)» View all books by J. Donald Hughes
Presents an assessment of animal cultures from 2500 BC to 1000 AD, describing how animals were an intrinsic part of the spiritual life of ancient society, how they were hunted, domesticated and used for entertainment, and the roles animals played in ancient science and philosophy.
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Author Biography - J. Donald Hughes
J D Hughes is John Evans Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Denver, Colorado.
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