Rethinking Environmental History : World-System History and Global Environmental Change Paperback
Edited by Alf Hornborg, Professor J. R. McNeill, Joan Martinez-Alier
Part of the Globalization and the Environment series
This exciting new reader in environmental history provides a framework for understanding the relations between ecosystems and world-systems over time.
Alf Hornborg, J. R. McNeill, and Joan Martinez-Alier have brought together a group of the foremost writers from the social, historical, and geographical sciences to provide an overview of the ecological dimension of global, economic processes, with a long-term, historical perspective.
Readers are challenged to integrate studies of the Earth-system with studies of the world-system, and to reconceptualize the relations between human beings and their environment, as well as the challenges of global sustainability.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 420 pages
- Publisher: AltaMira Press,U.S.
- Publication Date: 18/01/2007
- Category: Economic history
- ISBN: 9780759110281