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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Wilderburbs: Communities on Nature’s Edge. By Lincoln Bramwell.

Jedediah S. Rogers.

in Environmental History

April 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Environment; Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Social Science). 650 words.

Community, Commons and Natural Resource Management in Asia. Edited by Haruka Yanagisawa.

Tobias J. Lanz.

in Environmental History

October 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Environment; Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Social Science). 700 words.

A Town Called Asbestos: Environmental Contamination, Health, and Resilience in a Resource Community. By Jessica Van Horssen

Eric C Nystrom.

in Environmental History

January 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Environment; Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Social Science). 621 words.

Watersheds: Conceptualizing Manitoba's Drained Landscape, 1895–1950

Shannon Studen Bower.

in Environmental History

October 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Environment; Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Social Science). 0 words.

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This article considers land drainage in the wet prairie region of Manitoba, Canada, from the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century. It...

An Environmental History of Roadkill: Road Ecology and the Making of the Permeable Highway

Gary Kroll.

in Environmental History

January 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Environment; Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Social Science). 9936 words.

Road-killed animals are simultaneously one of the most common ways that Americans encounter wildlife and one of the most unexamined phenomena by scholars. Despite this neglect, a handful of...

Environmental Consequences of the Peace: The Great War, Dammed Lakes, and Hydraulic History in the Eastern Alps

Marc Landry.

in Environmental History

July 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Environment; Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Social Science). 10283 words.

This article examines hydropower development in early twentieth-century Bavaria to suggest the importance of peace settlements in the environmental history of war. At the turn of the...

Wildness without Wilderness: Biogeography and Empire in Seventeenth-Century French North America

Christopher M. Parsons.

in Environmental History

October 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Environment; Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Social Science). 9964 words.

Abstract

If there is no word for wilderness in French, how did early colonists, missionaries, and explorers experience the environments of northeastern North...

Forestry and the Politics of Sustainability in Early China

Ian Matthew Miller.

in Environmental History

October 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Environment; Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Social Science). 9623 words.

Abstract

Between the sixth and second centuries bce, Chinese states developed offices to oversee the sustainable use of forest resources. This era, often cited...