Environmental & Earth Sciences

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  1. A Monastery for the Ibex

    A Monastery for the Ibex: Conservation, State, and the Conflict of the Gran Paradiso, 1919-1949 [Hardback]

    Wilko Graf von Hardenberg (Author)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9780822946359
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
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    Gran Paradiso National Park is Italy’s oldest, and was instrumental in preventing the extinction of the Alpine ibex between World War I and just after World War II. Today, there are more than 30,000 ibex living in the Alps, all of which descended ... .... Learn More
  2. A Tale of Two Viruses

    A Tale of Two Viruses: The Parallel Research Trajectories of Tumor and Bacterial Viruses [Hardback]

    Neeraja Sankaran (Author)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9780822946304
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
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  3. Transplanting Modernity?

    Transplanting Modernity?: New Histories of Poverty, Development, and Environment [Hardback]

    Jenny Leigh Smith (Editor); Tom Robertson (Editor)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9780822946397
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: INTERSECTIONS: Histories of Environment
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  4. Linking Up Los Angeles

    Linking Up Los Angeles: How the Telephone Built a City [Hardback]

    Emily Bills (Author)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9780822946342
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pittsburgh Hist Urban Environment
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  5. Astronomy in India, 1784-1876

    Astronomy in India, 1784-1876 [Paperback]

    Joydeep Sen (Author)

    £26.50

    ISBN: 9780822966470
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Sci & Culture in the Nineteenth Century
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    Indian scientific achievements in the early twentieth century are well known, with a number of heralded individuals making globally recognized strides in the field of astrophysics. Covering the period from the foundation of the Asiatick Society in... .... Learn More
  6. The Extraction State

    The Extraction State: A History of Natural Gas in the United States [Hardback]

    Charles Blanchard (Author)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9780822946366
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
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    The history of the United States of America is also the history of the energy sector. Natural gas provides the fuel that allows us to heat our homes in winter and cool them in summer with the touch of a button or turn of a dial - when the industry... .... Learn More
  7. Germany's Urban Frontiers

    Germany's Urban Frontiers: Nature and History on the Edge of the Nineteenth-Century City [Hardback]

    Kristin Poling (Author)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9780822946410
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: History of the Urban Environment
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    In an era of transatlantic migration, Germans were fascinated by the myth of the frontier. Yet, for many, they were most likely to encounter frontier landscapes of new settlement and the taming of nature not in far-flung landscapes abroad, but on ... .... Learn More
  8. Krakow

    Krakow: An Ecobiography [Hardback]

    Adam Izdebski (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780822946137
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Russian and East European Studies
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  9. Coastal Metropolis

    Coastal Metropolis: Environmental Histories of Modern New York City [Hardback]

    Carl A. Zimring (Editor); Steven H. Corey (Editor)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780822946526
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: History of the Urban Environment
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    Built on an estuary, New York City is rich in population and economic activity but poor in available land to manage the needs of a modern city. Since consolidation of the five boroughs in 1889, New York has faced innumerable challenges, from compl... .... Learn More
  10. City of Lake and Prairie

    City of Lake and Prairie: Chicago's Environmental History [Hardback]

    William C. Barnett (Editor); Ann Durkin Keating (Editor); Kathleen Brosnan (Editor)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9780822946311
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: History of the Urban Environment
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    Known as the Windy City and the Hog Butcher to the World, Chicago has earned a more apt sobriquet - City of Lake and Prairie - with this compelling, innovative, and deeply researched environmental history. Sitting at the southwestern tip of Lake M... .... Learn More

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