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Title Governing the environment in the early modern world : theory and practice / edited by Sarah Miglietti and John Morgan.

Published London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, earthscan from Routledge, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xiii, 195 pages.)
polychrome rdacc
Series Routledge environmental humanities series.
Routledge environmental humanities.
Contents Introduction : ruling climates in the early modern world -- Climate, travel and colonialism in the early modern world -- Jean Bodin and the idea of anachorism -- Marshes as a microclimate : governing with the environment in early modern France -- Mastering north east England's "river of Tine" -- Winter and discontent in early modern England -- "Take plow and spade, build and plant and make the wasteland fruitful" : Gerrard Winstanley and the importance of labour in governing the earth -- "A considerable change of climate" : glacial retreat and British policy in the early-nineteenth-century Arctic -- Vast factories of febrile poison : wetlands, drainage, and the fate of American climates, 1750-1850.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. London Available via World Wide Web.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author Miglietti, Sara, editor.
Morgan, John (Johm Emrys), editor.
Taylor & Francis.
Subject Human ecology -- History.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- History.
Global environmental change -- History.
Environmental policy -- History.
Local series Taylor & Francis eBooks
ISBN 9781315561097 (electronic bk.)
1315561093 (electronic bk.)
9781138674776 (hardback)
113867477X (hardback)