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Environmentalism and Environmental History in the Twenty-first Century

Frank Uekötter

in The Greenest Nation?: A New History of German Environmentalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027328
eISBN:
9780262322409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027328.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The introduction explains why we need a new history of environmentalism. Our understanding of green issues and our definition of the environmental movement have broadened considerably in recent ... More


Commons Ecology

Derek Wall

in The Commons in History: Culture, Conflict, and Ecology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027212
eISBN:
9780262322003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027212.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines the history of commons with examples from India, Mongolia and England. Different approaches to the commons from Garrett Hardin, ElinorOstrom and Marx are discussed. The ... More


The Greenest Nation?: A New History of German Environmentalism

Frank Uekötter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027328
eISBN:
9780262322409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027328.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The book provides an overview of the development of German environmentalism from the late nineteenth century to the present. Looking at Germany in an international context, it discusses the full ... More


The Commons in History: Culture, Conflict, and Ecology

Derek Wall

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027212
eISBN:
9780262322003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027212.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book explores the relationship between common pool property and resources, and ecological sustainability. The debate between Hardin, who developed the idea of the ‘tragedy of the commons’ and ... More


Liquid Power: Contested Hydro-Modernities in Twentieth-Century Spain

Erik Swyngedouw

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262029032
eISBN:
9780262326957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029032.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In this book, Erik Swyngedouw explores how water becomes part of the tumultuous processes of modernization and development. Using the experience of Spain as a lens to view the interplay of modernity ... More


“Regeneracionismo” and the Emergence of Hydraulic Modernization, 1898–1930

Erik Swyngedouw

in Liquid Power: Contested Hydro-Modernities in Twentieth-Century Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262029032
eISBN:
9780262326957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029032.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter excavates the origins of Spain’s early-twentieth-century modernization process as expressed in debates and actions around the hydrological condition at the turn of the 20th century. ... More


Chronicle of a Death Foretold: The Failure of Early Twentieth-Century Hydraulic Modernization

Erik Swyngedouw

in Liquid Power: Contested Hydro-Modernities in Twentieth-Century Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262029032
eISBN:
9780262326957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029032.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter focuses on the attempts, during the first decades of the 20th century, to modernize Spain through the planning and implementation of large-scale hydraulic infrastructures. The chapter ... More


Paco El Rana’s Wet Dream for Spain

Erik Swyngedouw

in Liquid Power: Contested Hydro-Modernities in Twentieth-Century Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262029032
eISBN:
9780262326957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029032.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter five documents the post-Civil War developments. It focuses on how General Franco’s ideological-political mission was predicated upon cultural and material national territorial integration, ... More


Welcome Mr. Marshall!

Erik Swyngedouw

in Liquid Power: Contested Hydro-Modernities in Twentieth-Century Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262029032
eISBN:
9780262326957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029032.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter six documents how, from the mid-fifties onwards, the actual implementation of Franco’s modernizing program is predicated upon rescaling the “networks of interest” on which the fascist project ... More


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