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Title The environment and world history / edited by Edmund Burke III and Kenneth Pomeranz
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, 2009


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  304.2 Bur/Eaw  AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 361 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
regular print
Series The California world history library ; 9
California world history library ; 9
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-336) and index
Subject Environmental sciences -- History.
Author Burke, Edmund, III, 1940-
Pomeranz, Kenneth.
LC no. 2008040826
ISBN 9780520256873 cloth alkaline paper
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