New PDF release: A Living Past: Environmental Histories of Latin America

By Claudia Leal,John Soluri,José-Augusto Pádua

Though nonetheless a comparatively younger box, the research of Latin American environmental historical past isn't any longer in its infancy, because the contributions to this definitive quantity exhibit. Bringing jointly 13 top specialists at the quarter, A residing Past bargains up a transnational, thematically assorted survey of ancient advancements because the 19th century. each one bankruptcy presents insightful, updated syntheses of present scholarship on significant nation-states around the continent, exploring wide issues similar to agriculture, wisdom creation, conservation, and mining that upload crucial context for the current historic moment.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Living Past: Environmental Histories of Latin America (Environment in History: International Perspectives) PDF

Similar environmental science books

Knowledge Systems of Societies for Adaptation and Mitigation by Sunil Nautiyal,K.S. Rao,Harald Kaechele,K.V. Raju,Ruediger PDF

Weather switch is extensively famous as a key environmental factor affecting social and ecological structures around the world. on the Cancun summit of the United international locations Framework conference on weather Change’s sixteenth convention, the events together agreed that the weak teams quite in constructing international locations and whose livelihood relies on land use practices are the commonest sufferers as commonly their actions are formed via the weather.

Download e-book for iPad: The Landscape of Reform: Civic Pragmatism and Environmental by Ben A. Minteer

InThe panorama of Reform Ben Minteer deals a clean and provocative examining of the highbrow foundations of yank environmentalism, concentrating on the paintings and legacy of 4 vital conservation and making plans thinkers within the first half the 20th century: Liberty Hyde Bailey, a forgotten determine within the revolutionary conservation flow; city and nearby making plans theorist Lewis Mumford; Benton MacKaye, the forester and conservationist who proposed the Appalachian path within the Nineteen Twenties; and Aldo Leopold, writer of the environmentalist vintage A Sand County Almanac.

Download e-book for kindle: Conservation Directory 2017: The Guide to Worldwide by Lindsey Breuer

Do you need to do so to guard Earth’s atmosphere? Are you interested by studying extra approximately flora and fauna conservation and environmental teams? The Conservation listing 2017 is a smart source for budding environmental activists and students alike who are looking to in attaining a relaxed, equitable, and sustainable destiny.

Humberto Guimarães,Anisio Costa's Rio Caminho que Anda (Portuguese Edition) PDF

“As plantas (as matas) importam muito na economia das águas da chuva, não só porque ‘atraem’ mais chuvas, como na retenção da água, servindo de obstáculo ao escorrer de superfície sem infiltração no solo, permitindo lençóis no subsolo, pois, à sombra das matas, o solo se torna mais poroso. Aí é que surgem as nascentes dos cursos d’água de superfície”.

Additional info for A Living Past: Environmental Histories of Latin America (Environment in History: International Perspectives)

Example text

Download PDF sample

A Living Past: Environmental Histories of Latin America (Environment in History: International Perspectives) by Claudia Leal,John Soluri,José-Augusto Pádua


by Charles
4.0

Rated 4.79 of 5 – based on 28 votes