Communities on Nature’s Edge
By looking at wilderburbs in the West, especially those in Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico, Bramwell uncovers the profound environmental consequences of Americans’ desire to live in the wilderness.
Science and the Politics of Global Warming
In Behind the Curve, Joshua Howe explores the history of global warming from its roots as a scientific curiosity to its place at the center of international environmental politics.
Flies, Bedbugs, Cockroaches, and Rats
This story of flies, bedbugs, cockroaches, and rats reveals that such creatures thrived on lax code enforcement and the marginalization of the poor, immigrants, and people of color.
People and Salmon in Southeast Alaska
"As David Arnold makes clear in his marvelous book The Fishermen's Frontier, Alaska possesses a rich and problematic history as 'the self-proclaimed last frontier.'" -- Agricultural History
Nature, Culture, and Storytelling in the North Atlantic
A cultural and environmental history that explores the unusual geography, saga narratives, language, culture, and politics, of the North Atlantic landscape to analyze the region’s modern transformation.
An Environmental History of the Pacific Flyway
Seeking Refuge examines the development and management of refuges in the wintering range of migratory birds along the Pacific Flyway, the subject of recent contentious debates over water usage.
An Environmental History of the Klondike Gold Rush
A profound and compelling exploration of how the economic and political culture of the 1890s shaped the rush for gold in the Yukon and Alaska.
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