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Work and Environments

Daniel Davy

in Gold Rush Societies and Migrant Networks in the Tasman World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474477345
eISBN:
9781399502146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474477345.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Chapter Three looks at work on the Otago goldfields, emphasising particularly the daily practices and randomness of gold deposits in Otago. It locates the work of goldmining within local natural ... More


Gold Rush Societies and Migrant Networks in the Tasman World

Daniel Davy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474477345
eISBN:
9781399502146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474477345.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book creatively explores the gold rushes in the Tasman World through an examination of the Otago gold rushes. It adopts a new methodology to reveal how transnational connections and local social ... More


Ecological History of the Lake Superior Basin

Nancy Langston

in Sustaining Lake Superior: An Extraordinary Lake in a Changing World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300212983
eISBN:
9780300231663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212983.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

The cumulative ecological changes from the fur trade, mining, logging, and farming on Lake Superior were profound. While contemporary observers understood that these rapid changes might cause ... More


Environmental Disruption as a Consequence of Human Migration: The Case of the U.S.-Mexico Border

Lisa Meierotto

in Migration and Disruptions: Toward a Unifying Theory of Ancient and Contemporary Migrations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060804
eISBN:
9780813050874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060804.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Human migration has been a factor in environmental disruption along the United States–Mexico border both historically and in modern times. This chapter examines the impact of human migration as well ... More


A World Trimmed with Fur: Wild Things, Pristine Places, and the Natural Fringes of Qing Rule

Jonathan Schlesinger

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804799966
eISBN:
9781503600683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799966.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Based on three years of archival research, A World Trimmed with Fur uses Chinese, Manchu, Mongolian records to rethink China’s environmental history in the years 1760-1830, when a rush for natural ... More


The Social Lives of Forests: Past, Present, and Future of Woodland Resurgence

Susanna B. Hecht, Kathleen D. Morrison, and Christine Padoch (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226322667
eISBN:
9780226024134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226024134.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Deforestation was one of the defining features of the late 20th century, but forest recovery is one of the surprising dynamics of the 21st. New research in ecology, geography, anthropology, ... More


‘A Great Many People I Know from Victoria’: The Victorian Dimension of the Otago Gold Rushes

Daniel Davy

in Gold Rush Societies and Migrant Networks in the Tasman World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474477345
eISBN:
9781399502146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474477345.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Chapter Two places the Otago gold rushes within the Tasman World by considering the links between Otago and Victoria during the gold rushes. It discusses the impacts of the contraction and ... 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


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


People, Not Polar Bears: Faith in Place’s First Ten Years

Amanda J. Baugh

in God and the Green Divide: Religious Environmentalism in Black and White

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520291164
eISBN:
9780520965003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291164.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 1 describes Faith in Place’s origins and development within the context of the American environmental movement and with attention to strategic decisions its leaders made to help their ... More


American and International Whaling, c. 1770–1820: Toward an Ocean History

James R. Fichter

in Oceanic Archives, Indigenous Epistemologies, and Transpacific American Studies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888455775
eISBN:
9789882204034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455775.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter outlines an international environmental history of whaling in the South Seas (the Southern Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans). Pelagic (ie., deep-sea) whaling was not discretely ... 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


Introduction

Matthew Kelly

in Nature and the Environment in Nineteenth-Century Ireland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620320
eISBN:
9781789629958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620320.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introduction considers the ‘environmental turn’ taken in the humanities, and particularly in historical study, suggesting ways in which these developments might animate the future study of ... More


Introduction: The Forest Management Divergence

Brett M. Bennett

in Plantations and Protected Areas: A Global History of Forest Management

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029933
eISBN:
9780262329910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029933.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter introduces the concept of the forest management divergence to analyze the separation of timber production from the protection of forest biodiversity that has occurred globally in the ... More


Nature and the Environment in Nineteenth-Century Ireland

Matthew Kelly (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620320
eISBN:
9781789629958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620320.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The environmental humanities are one of the most exciting and rapidly expanding areas of interdisciplinary study, and this collection of essays is a pioneering attempt to apply these approaches to ... More


Introduction: The Boundless Sea

Jason W. Smith

in To Master the Boundless Sea: The U.S. Navy, the Marine Environment, and the Cartography of Empire

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640440
eISBN:
9781469640464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640440.003.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The introduction established the main argument of the book, which is that the U.S. Navy’s charts and its chart-making throughout the nineteenth century were integral to the expansion of American ... 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


* Forest as Faunal Enclave: Endangerment, Ecology, and Exclusion in India

Mahesh Rangarajan

in The Social Lives of Forests: Past, Present, and Future of Woodland Resurgence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226322667
eISBN:
9780226024134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226024134.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

India is clearly at a crossroads with fierce contest over the fate of its forests. Claimants of this space include those who see forests as the last redoubt of endangered life forms and others who ... 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


“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


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