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Environmental Humanities (2015) 6 (1): 103-130.
Published: 01 May 2015
... services. This article investigates how that invisibility is generated through a case study of electric power transmission in California in the early twentieth century. In the 1910s, the Pacific Light and Power Company constructed a 150,000-volt transmission line that delivered power from the Big Creek...
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Published: 01 May 2015
Figure 2. System map of Southern California Edison Company circa 1926. Source: C.B. Carlson and Harold Michener, “The Vincent 220-Kv. Transmission Line: Engineering and Construction Features,” Journal of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers 45, no. 12 (1926): 1215-1229, on 1216 More
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Published: 01 May 2015
Figure 6. Eagle Rock Substation near Pasadena, California. The transmission lines from Big Creek are in the background running up the hill; lower-voltage distribution lines heading toward Los Angeles can just be seen at the lower left-hand corner of the image. Photograph by author. Figure 6 More
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Published: 01 May 2014
Figure 1 Sean and Michael McQuilken becoming-lightning at Moro Rock, California (1975). Photograph © Michael McQuilken Figure 1. Sean and Michael McQuilken becoming-lightning at Moro Rock, California (1975). Photograph © Michael McQuilken More
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Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 4. A worker replicates the OSE tractor in California. Image courtesy of Open Source Ecology (CC-BY-SA). Figure 4. A worker replicates the OSE tractor in California. Image courtesy of Open Source Ecology (CC-BY-SA). More
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Environmental Humanities (2012) 1 (1): 85-102.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Laurel Peacock Abstract This article focuses on three collections of poetry by California poet Brenda Hillman, Cascadia, Practical Water, and Pieces of Air in the Epic, reading for the ways in which the poems model an affective interrelation between human and environment. These three works each...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 5 (1): 203-216.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Alexa Weik von Mossner Abstract Covering the time span from 2021 to 16000 N.C., Dale Pendell's speculative novel The Great Bay chronicles the profound climatic, geological and ecological transformations that California undergoes during these fourteen millennia. Human life becomes unimaginably small...
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Environmental Humanities (2013) 2 (1): 79-99.
Published: 01 May 2013
... developmental goals, there has been little concern with constructions of how shifting hegemonic masculinity is embedded in environmental policy. As former California governor, actor, and Mr. Universe, Schwarzenegger's connection to the ecomodern politics that he prescribed is researched within a framework...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (2): 528-531.
Published: 01 November 2018
...-Cold War New Mexico . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2006 . Nash Linda Lorraine . Inescapable Ecologies: A History of Environment, Disease, and Knowledge . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2006 . Navaro-Yashin Yael . The Make-Believe Space: Affective...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (2): 477-484.
Published: 01 November 2019
... beyond the Human . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2013 . Latour Bruno . The War of the Worlds: What about Peace? Chicago : Prickly Pear Press , 2002 . Law John . “ What’s Wrong with a One-World World? ” Distinktion: Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory 16 , no...
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Published: 01 May 2015
Figure 3. A red-tailed hawk landing on one of the Big Creek transmission towers near Sanger, California. Photograph by author. Figure 3. A red-tailed hawk landing on one of the Big Creek transmission towers near Sanger, California. Photograph by author. More
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Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 6. Andre Faubert, Huntington Beach Fourth of July Parade Float, 2011, 580 pounds of refuse from the shores of Huntington Beach, California. Copyright Huntington Beach / Seal Beach Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation. Reproduced with Permission. Figure 6. Andre Faubert, Huntington More
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 7 (1): 227-232.
Published: 01 May 2016
... partial vision, offered from a specific place and time (in this case, from an institutional base in Silicon Valley, California), and poised to benefit the same groups who are already at ease in the status quo. The authors of the manifesto actively pursue a future that would intensify the project Galeano...
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (1): 171-174.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., “Urbanization of the Eastern Gray Squirrel”; Coates, Red and Grey ; O’Connor and Sykes, Extinctions and Invasions . 9. Another example is Australian eucalypti in California. See Farmer, Trees in Paradise . For further discussion of North American examples, see Coates, American Perceptions of Immigrant...
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (2): 454-455.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Human Experience . Berkeley : University of California Press , 1985 . Grinspoon David . Earth in Human Hands: Shaping Our Planet’s Future . New York : Grand Central , 2016 . St. Fleur Nicolas . “ If Mars Is Colonized, We May Not Need to Ship in the Bricks .” New York Times...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 7 (1): 233-238.
Published: 01 May 2016
... has been superseded by Earth system thinking, and applying it to the Anthropocene is akin to making Newtonian arguments about a quantum world. The Breakthrough Institute, the institutional centre of ecomodernism, is based in San Francisco. California is trapped in a mega-drought brought about by...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 5 (1): 277-281.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Figure 1 Sean and Michael McQuilken becoming-lightning at Moro Rock, California (1975). Photograph © Michael McQuilken Figure 1. Sean and Michael McQuilken becoming-lightning at Moro Rock, California (1975). Photograph © Michael McQuilken ...
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Environmental Humanities (2015) 6 (1): 159-165.
Published: 01 May 2015
... . Strathern Marilyn . The Gender of the Gift: Problems with Women and Problems with Society in Melanesia . Oakland CA : University of California Press , 1990 . Strathern Marilyn . “ Shifting Relations .” Paper for the Emerging Worlds Workshop, University of California at Santa Cruz , 8...
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Environmental Humanities (2015) 6 (1): 183-186.
Published: 01 May 2015
... New Preface . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2008 . Lemire Elise and Flowers Benjamin . Skyscraper: The Politics and Power of New York City in the Twentieth Century . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2009 . Plumwood Val . “ Shadow Places...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 7 (1): 255-258.
Published: 01 May 2016
... . Homo Necans . Berkeley : University of California Press , 1983 . Derrida Jacques . The Gift of Death . Chicago : Chicago University Press , 1995 . Foucault Michel . “ Society must be Defended .” Lectures at the College de France , 1975 - 76 . New York : Picador , 2003...