Nature’s End

History and the Environment

  • Sverker Sörlin
  • Paul Warde

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Making the Environment Historical — An Introduction

    1. Sverker Sörlin, Paul Warde
      Pages 1-19
  3. The Rise of the Environmental

  4. History and the Environmental Sciences

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 139-139
    2. Robert A. Dodgshon
      Pages 141-161
    3. Alistair Hamilton, Fiona Watson, Althea Davies, Nick Hanley
      Pages 162-187
  5. Making Space: Environments and Their Contexts

  6. ‘Things Human’

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 329-329
    2. Peter Burke
      Pages 349-357
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 358-368

About this book


Environmental History as a distinct discipline is now over a generation old, with a large and diverse group of practitioners around the globe. This book provides a reflection on the achievements, diversity, and direction of environmental history in its varied national, international and continental contexts.


climate climate change environment environmental science environmental sciences Germany history

Editors and affiliations

  • Sverker Sörlin
    • 1
  • Paul Warde
    • 2
  1. 1.Royal Institute of TechnologySweden
  2. 2.University of East AngliaUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2009
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-230-20347-1
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-24509-9
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