Environmentalism: A Global History

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Longman, 2000 - Nature - 161 pages
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A new entry in the Longman World History Series, Environmentalism: A Global History is perfect for professors who want to assign short topical paperbacks which explore global issues and movements in their world history classes. This volume will fit into the second half of World History courses which typically cover the period from 1500 to the present century.

Environmentalism: A Global History is the first genuinely global history of environmentalism. Written by one of the foremost thinkers on ecological issues relating to South Africa, Guha has become one of the more provocative and perceptive commentators on environmentalism in its cross-cultural and global dimensions. Students will find this new text to be a lively and engaging study of ideas and debates that are central to our lives in the twentieth-first century.

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User Review  - Heather - Goodreads

a very basic, but global, history that's organized around leading figures more than concepts or ideas. Read full review

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User Review  - Emily - Goodreads

What the hell? Global history my ass! The book sets up environmentalism from a British beginning, which in itself is just wrong. There's a reason why Industrialism forced a rise of environmentalism ... Read full review

Contents

GOING GREEN
7
THE IDEOLOGY OF SCIENTIFIC CONSERVATION
25
THE GROWTH OF THE WILDERNESS IDEA
44
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Ideas and Actions in the Green Movement

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About the author (2000)

Ramachandra Guha is a historian and journalist living in Bangalore, India.

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