Encountering the past in nature: essays in environmental history

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Ohio University Press, Mar 1, 2001 - Business & Economics - 166 pages

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Timo Myllyntaus is professor of Finnish history at Turku University, Finland. He earned a Ph.D. in economic history at the London School of Economics. He has worked as a research fellow at the Academy of Finland and as a Visiting Scholar at Clare Hall College, Cambridge University. Interdisciplinarity characterizes his academic work, which focuses on four fields: society, economy, technology and environment. The history of small countries is one of his main research interests. He is Secretary General of ICOHTEC.

Mikko Saikku is a senior lecturer in North American studies at the University of Helsinki and an adjunct professor of environmental history at the University of Tampere.