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Introduction

Mark Atwood Lawrence, David Kinkela, and Erika Marie Bsumek

in Nation-States and the Global Environment: New Approaches to International Environmental History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199755356
eISBN:
9780199345090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755356.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter performs three functions that introduce the overall contours and goals of the collection. First, it observes that present-day nation-states face a tremendous challenge in managing ... More


Nation-States and the Global Environment: New Approaches to International Environmental History

Erika Marie Bsumek, David Kinkela, and Mark Atwood Lawrence (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199755356
eISBN:
9780199345090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755356.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Numerous commentators have observed in recent years that nation-states, with their limited jurisdictions and inevitably self-serving priorities, have little ability to resolve global problems that ... More


Frozen Empires: An Environmental History of the Antarctic Peninsula

Adrian Howkins

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190249144
eISBN:
9780190249175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190249144.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, World Modern History

This book examines the environmental history of the Antarctic Peninsula region from the early twentieth century to the present. As the most politically contested part of the Antarctic continent, the ... More


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