Globalization, environmental change, and social history / edited by Peter Boomgaard and Marjolein 't Hart.

Contributor(s): Boomgaard, P, 1946- | Hart, Marjolein C. 't
Material type: TextTextSeries: International review of social history: 18.Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010Description: 1 online resource (233 pages) : illustrations, mapsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781139206617; 1139206613; 9781139203630; 1139203630; 9780511920677; 0511920679; 9781139205030; 113920503X; 1107222478; 9781107222472; 1139202227; 9781139202220; 1280484659; 9781280484650; 9786613579638; 6613579637Subject(s): Human beings -- Effect of environment on | Nature -- Effect of human beings on | Social history | Globalization -- Social aspects | Global environmental change -- Social aspects | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Human Geography | Global environmental change -- Social aspects | Globalization -- Social aspects | Human beings -- Effect of environment on | Nature -- Effect of human beings on | Social history | Globalisierung | UmweltveränderungGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Globalization, environmental change, and social history.DDC classification: 304.209 LOC classification: HM856 | .G68 2010ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Globalization, environmental change, and social history : an introduction / Peter Boomgaard and Marjolein 't Hart -- The El Dorado of forestry : the eucalyptus in India, South Africa, and Thailand, 1850-2000 / Brett M. Bennett -- The Mid-Atlantic islands : a theatre of early modern ecocide? / Stefan Halikowski Smith -- Environmental change and globalization in seventeenth-century France : Dutch traders and the draining of French wetlands (Arles, Petit Poitou) / Raphael Morera -- The colonial famine plot : slavery, free trade, and empire in the French Atlantic, 1763-1791 / Joseph Horan -- Environmental changes, the emergence of a fuel market, and the working conditions of salt makers in Bengal, c.1780-1845 / Sayako Kanda -- Industrial life in a limiting landscape : an environmental interpretation of Stalinist Social conditions in the far north / Andy Bruno -- "Pumpkins just got in there": gender and generational conflict and "improved" agriculture in colonial Zimbabwe / Guy Thompson -- Hydro-businesses : national and global demands on the São Francisco River Basin environment of Brazil / Lucigleide Nery Nascimento and Mimi Larsen Becker.
Summary: Social and environmental historians assess the extent to which transnational agents changed socioecological space as a consequence of globalization.
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Globalization, environmental change, and social history : an introduction / Peter Boomgaard and Marjolein 't Hart -- The El Dorado of forestry : the eucalyptus in India, South Africa, and Thailand, 1850-2000 / Brett M. Bennett -- The Mid-Atlantic islands : a theatre of early modern ecocide? / Stefan Halikowski Smith -- Environmental change and globalization in seventeenth-century France : Dutch traders and the draining of French wetlands (Arles, Petit Poitou) / Raphael Morera -- The colonial famine plot : slavery, free trade, and empire in the French Atlantic, 1763-1791 / Joseph Horan -- Environmental changes, the emergence of a fuel market, and the working conditions of salt makers in Bengal, c.1780-1845 / Sayako Kanda -- Industrial life in a limiting landscape : an environmental interpretation of Stalinist Social conditions in the far north / Andy Bruno -- "Pumpkins just got in there": gender and generational conflict and "improved" agriculture in colonial Zimbabwe / Guy Thompson -- Hydro-businesses : national and global demands on the São Francisco River Basin environment of Brazil / Lucigleide Nery Nascimento and Mimi Larsen Becker.

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Social and environmental historians assess the extent to which transnational agents changed socioecological space as a consequence of globalization.

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