Nature and Power: A Global History of the Environment
Nature and Power traces the expanding scope of environmental action over the course of history: from initiatives undertaken by individual villages and cities, environmental policy has become a global concern. Efforts to steer human use of nature and natural resources have become complicated, as Nature and Power shows, by particularities of culture and by the vagaries of human nature itself. Environmental history, the author argues, is ultimately the history of human hopes and fears.
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This isn't a book I can really recommend to casual readers, even casual readers who are interested in environmental history. It is just so dense. Part of the problem might be that it is a translation ... Read full review
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