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  1. The Extraction State

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

    Charles Blanchard (Author)

    £39.00

    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
  2. Krakow

    Krakow: An Ecobiography [Hardback]

    Adam Izdebski (Author)

    £28.50

    ISBN: 9780822946137
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Russian and East European Studies
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    Like most cities, Poland's Krakow developed around and because of its favorable geography. Before Warsaw, Krakow served as Poland's capital for half a millennium. It has functioned as a cultural center, an industrial center, a center of learning, ... .... Learn More
  3. Cultural Landscapes in India

    Cultural Landscapes in India: Imagined, Enacted, and Reclaimed [Hardback]

    Amita Sinha (Author)

    £39.00

    ISBN: 9780822946427
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
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    Most people view cultural heritage sites as static places, frozen in time. In Cultural Landscapes in India, Amita Sinha subverts the idea of heritage as static and examines the ways that landscapes influence culture and that culture influences lan... .... Learn More
  4. Gone to Ground

    Gone to Ground: A History of Environment and Infrastructure in Dar es Salaam [Hardback]

    Emily Brownell (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780822946113
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Intersections
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    Gone to Ground is an investigation into the material and political forces that transformed the cityscape of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in the 1970s and early 1980s. It is both the story of a particular city and the history of a global moment of massi... .... Learn More
  5. Motor City Green

    Motor City Green: A Century of Landscapes and Environmentalism in Detroit [Hardback]

    Joseph Stanhope Cialdella (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780822945727
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: History of the Urban Environment
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    Motor City Green is a history of green spaces in metropolitan Detroit from the late nineteenth- to early twenty-first century. The book focuses primarily on the history of gardens and parks in the city of Detroit and its suburbs in southeast Michi... .... Learn More
  6. Environment and Urbanization in Modern Italy

    Environment and Urbanization in Modern Italy [Hardback]

    Federico Paolini (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780822945932
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: History of the Urban Environment
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    From the second half of the 1940s, when postwar reconstruction began in Italy, there were three notable driving forces of environmental change: the uncontrollable process of urban drift, fueled by considerable migratory flows from the countryside ... .... Learn More
  7. A Mighty Capital Under Threat

    A Mighty Capital Under Threat: The Environmental History of London, 1800-2000 [Hardback]

    Bill Luckin (Editor); Peter Thorsheim (Editor)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780822946106
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: History of the Urban Environment
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    Demographically, nineteenth-century London, or what Victorians called the “new Rome,” first equaled, then superseded its ancient ancestor. By the mid-eighteenth century, the British capital had already developed into a global city. Sustained by it... .... Learn More
  8. Germany's Urban Frontiers

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

    Kristin Poling (Author)

    £39.00

    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
  9. 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)

    £39.00

    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
  10. Animals and Archaeology in Northern Medieval Russia

    Animals and Archaeology in Northern Medieval Russia: Zooarchaeological Studies in Novgorod and its Region [Hardback]

    Mark Maltby (Editor); Mark Brisbane (Editor)

    £65.00

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    ISBN: 9781842172773
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This is the third book on material studies in this series on medieval Novgorod and its territory, and deals with a substantial body of animal bones that has been recovered over the last decade. The zooarchaeological evidence is discussed by the... .... Learn More

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