Earth, air, fire, water : humanistic studies of the environment /

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Other Authors: Conway, Jill K., 1934-, Keniston, Kenneth., Marx, Leo, 1919-
Format: Book
Published: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c1999.
Table of Contents:
  • The new environmentalisms / Jill Ker Conway, Kenneth Keniston, and Leo Marx
  • As the world runs out of breath: metaphorical perspectives on the heavens and the atmosphere in the ancient world / Gregory Nagy
  • Climate and history: lessons from the Great Plains / Donald Worster
  • Consumed by either fire or fire: a prolegomenon to anthropogenic fire / Stephen J. Pyne
  • Only a world perspective is significant: settlement frontiers and property rights in early modern world history / John F. Richards
  • Environmentalism and Indian peoples / Richard White
  • Indigenous rights, environmental protection, and the struggle over forest resources in the Amazon: the case of the Brazilian Kayapo / Terence Turner
  • Grassroots environmental activism: the toxics movement and directions for social change / Barbara Epstein
  • Russian environmental movements / Oleg N. Yanitsky
  • Gender and environmental action / Bina Agarwal
  • Gender, environment, and nature: two episodes in feminist politics / Jill Ker Conway and Yaakov Garb
  • Modernity and the environment as a public issue in today's Russia / Anton Struchkov
  • Modernity and literary theory / Louis Menand
  • Environmental degradation and the ambiguous social role of science and technology / Leo Marx.