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The American Antinuclear Movement

Paul Rubinson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: US History since 1945; Diplomatic History; US Cultural History; History of Science and Technology; Environmental History. 13645 words.

Spanning countries across the globe, the antinuclear movement was the combined effort of millions of people to challenge the superpowers’ reliance on nuclear weapons during the Cold War....

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The Environment in the Atomic Age

Rachel Rothschild.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: US History since 1945; History of Science and Technology; Environmental History. 8223 words.

The development of nuclear technology had a profound influence on the global environment following the Second World War, with ramifications for scientific research, the modern environmental...

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Guano, Intensive Agriculture, and Environmental Change in Latin America and the Caribbean

Gregory T. Cushman.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Environmental History; History of Science and Technology. 18925 words.

Agrarian societies in Latin America and the Caribbean have accomplished some of the most important and influential innovations in agricultural knowledge and practice in world history—both...

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Oil and Environment in Mexico

Myrna Santiago.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Environmental History; International History; History of Science and Technology; Labour History. 10366 words.

Before there was Mexico, there was oil. Millennia of organic matter that collapsed and liquefied into fossil fuel rested deep underground and underwater along the half-moon territorial...

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Technology and the Environment

Timothy James LeCain.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: US History since 1945; History of Science and Technology; Environmental History. 8798 words.

Technology and environmental history are both relatively young disciplines among Americanists, and during their early years they developed as distinctly different and even antithetical...

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