A Dictionary of Environmental History

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I.B.Tauris, Jun 15, 2013 - History - 578 pages
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Professor Whyte's A Dictionary of Environmental History provides in a single volume a comprehensive reference work covering the past 12,000 years of the Earth's environmental history. An introduction to the discipline is followed by almost 1,000 entries covering key terminology, events, places, dates, topics, as well as the major personalities in the history of the discipline. Entries range from shorter factual accounts to substantial mini-essays on key topics and issues. Fully cross-referenced with an extensive bibliography, this pioneering work provides an authoritative yet accessible resource that will form essential reading for academics, practitioners and students of environmental history and related disciplines.
 

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Ian Whyte is Professor of Historical Geography at the Lancaster Environmental Centre, Lancaster University. He has published widely in the areas of social and economic history, landscape history and environmental change with a focus on landscape change in upland areas in Europe from medieval times onwards. He is the author of many books, including Scotland Before the Industrial Revolution. An Economic and Social History c.1050-c.1750 (1995), Landscape and History since 1500 (2003), and World Without End? (I.B.Tauris, 2008).

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