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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 261–276.
Published: 01 May 2014
... humanities with particular fervour, namely ecocriticism and environmental history. After outlining an ideal of slow scholarship which cultivates thinking across different spatiotemporal scales and seeks to sustain meaningful public debate, the essay argues that both ecocriticism and environmental history are...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 181–203.
Published: 01 November 2017
... cores is meant to point toward obvious choices to control our global future, the temporalities of ice cores might not lead the same way. This article joins an increasing concern in the environmental humanities with temporalities, and encourages greater attention to temporalities in environmental history...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 117–146.
Published: 01 May 2013
... weren't alone: their efforts were seeded by the white abolitionist, Gerrit Smith; fertilized by the utopian socialist communes that covered the Northeast in the 1840s; and nurtured by abolitionists, both black and white. To United States environmental history, I add two threads less frequently seen...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 226–240.
Published: 01 May 2018
... described the blaze as “unprecedented.” This essay examines that claim in the light of contextualizing environmental histories and finds that although such firestorms are rare, they are far from unprecedented; they are in fact a necessary part of the cycle of regeneration in certain types of eucalypt forest...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 79–99.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Knowledges: The Science Question in Feminism and the Privilege of Partial Perspective .” Feminist Studies 3 ( 1988 ): 575 – 599 . Hazlett Maril . “ ‘Woman vs. Man vs. Bugs': Gender and Popular Ecology in Early Reactions to Silent Spring .” Environmental History 9 , no. 4 ( 2004 ): 701...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 69–84.
Published: 01 May 2012
... commonalities, particularly about who are the experts in managing the future of the natural world. The commonalities reflect global forces that are changing the environmental management of local places. The paper considers the value of art, history and the broader humanities in enriching and critiquing global...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 257–272.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Richard D. G. Irvine Abstract What does it mean to do violence in deep time? How is deep time evoked in our understanding of environmental harm? Environmental transformations have figured prominently in the recent history of Mongolia. Shifts in land use have been associated with severe pasture...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 19–39.
Published: 01 May 2014
... or representable by conventional epistemologies of politics, history, and knowledge that search for meaning in event. The movement of an ambiguous gray matter and its complex story of becoming a massive flood do not fit into the dominant modes of knowledge production, environmental or otherwise...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 72–100.
Published: 01 May 2019
... the problems that motivated the creation of the analytic in the first place: convincing lay individuals to actively respond to anthropogenic environmental change. Climate change denial persists, even within the rural and agricultural communities most affected by these environmental changes. These same...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 May 2014
... capture. While armchair travel as a genre has become updated and brought into new digital media, the search for meaning in a changing world continues to be a key theme in this genre. This is a place where history of technology, the environmental humanities, and the digital humanities can and should work...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 101–107.
Published: 01 May 2019
... , Allen Barbara , Vogel Sarah A. , Rowe Davis Frederick , Daemmrich Arthur , and Murphy Michelle . “ Toxic Bodies/Toxic Environments: An Interdisciplinary Forum .” Environmental History 13 ( 2008 ): 629 – 703 . Rose Deborah Bird , and van Dooren Thom...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 1.
Published: 01 May 2019
... © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). Debbie was a founding editor of this journal and a passionate and insightful proponent of the environmental humanities. She will be sorely missed...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 27–51.
Published: 01 May 2019
...) and includes Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund, formerly the Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund. This assignment is somewhat controversial given the organization’s history and the fact that it addresses both traditional environmental concerns such as wilderness protection and EJ issues like toxic exposure...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 233–260.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Anthropocene” could mean for humanists. Chakrabarty “assume[d] the science to be right in its broad outlines” 27 and proceeded to argue that history—his own field of professional endeavour—would experience irrevocable change if the “environmental crisis” were to be fully acknowledged by practitioners. For...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 213–220.
Published: 01 May 2014
... socioenvironmental change. 23 A useful ending/beginning to any discussion about the Environmental Humanities is this point from Rishma Dunlop's artful essay Alphabet for a New Republic: “Curriculum is found in the human eyes, in rivers, in animals, in the language of music, poetry, art, science, history...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 131–157.
Published: 01 May 2015
... writing as a touchstone, my essay foregrounds the environmental features of the (re)location: the extreme desert weather, the mountain vistas, the incarceree-created rock gardens, the reconstructed barracks, guard tower, and barbed wire fence, and the cemetery/monument. I bring together concepts from...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 191–202.
Published: 01 May 2016
... to interpret and mobilise the philosopher's concepts. Ultimately, this essay articulates how Marder's strikingly negative critical project is both lively and useful for the Environmental Humanities, especially the fields of ecocriticism and critical plant studies. Moreover, in contrast to many book...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 277–284.
Published: 01 November 2016
... century that is marked by increased, not decreased, religiosity in America, notwithstanding the secularist account of literary and cultural history that has triumphantly declared the irrelevance of religion. I do not mean here to take sides in some kind of cultural or ideological war. I only mean to...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 501–527.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., cultural difference, and divergent histories, values, and ethical frameworks.” 25 And while Sörlin links the emergence of environmental humanities directly to the modern environmentalist movement stemming from American scholars such as Rachel Carson and Aldo Leopold, Sörlin similarly argues for the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 349–369.
Published: 01 November 2018
... actors. In caring for the land and its lakes in practical ways it is important to sustain respectful relations with those actors. Norwegian environmental policy works differently by distinguishing between nature and culture and seeking to protect landscapes from what it takes to be human interference, so...