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American Tropics: The Caribbean Roots of Biodiversity Science

Megan Raby

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635606
eISBN:
9781469635613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635606.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Biodiversity has been a key concept in international conservation since the 1980s, yet historians have paid little attention to its origins. Uncovering its roots in tropical fieldwork and the ... More


Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors

Carolyn Finney

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469614489
eISBN:
9781469614502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469614489.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Why are African Americans so underrepresented when it comes to interest in nature, outdoor recreation, and environmentalism? This study looks beyond the discourse of the environmental justice ... More


From Rainforest to Cane Field in Cuba: An Environmental History since 1492

Reinaldo Funes Monzote

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831281
eISBN:
9781469604671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888865_funes_monzote
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This environmental history of Cuba since the age of Columbus emphasizes the two processes that have had the most dramatic impact on the island's landscape: deforestation; and sugar cultivation. ... More


Climate and Catastrophe in Cuba and the Atlantic World in the Age of Revolution

Sherry Johnson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834930
eISBN:
9781469602622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869345_johnson
Subject:
History, Latin American History

From 1750 to 1800, a critical period that saw the American Revolution, French Revolution, and Haitian Revolution, the Atlantic world experienced a series of environmental crises, including more ... More


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