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  1. Cultural Landscapes of India

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

    Amita Sinha (Author)

    £39.00

    ISBN: 9780822946427
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    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 influ... .... Learn More
  2. 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
    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
  3. 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)

    £39.00

    ISBN: 9780822946359
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    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
  4. The Birds of Kentucky

    The Birds of Kentucky [Hardback]

    Burt L. Monroe (Author); William Zimmerman (Author)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9780813151410
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    The first book of its kind to be published for the Bluegrass State, The Birds of Kentucky is designed to provide an accurate and scientifically rigorous description of all the species of birds found in Kentucky. This comprehensive guide f... .... Learn More
  5. 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
    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
  6. 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
    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
  7. City of Lake and Prairie

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

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

    £19.00

    ISBN: 9780822966739
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pittsburgh Hist Urban Environ
    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
  8. The Extraction State

    The Extraction State: A History of Natural Gas in America [Paperback]

    Charles Blanchard (Author)

    £25.50

    ISBN: 9780822966760
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    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
  9. Astronomy in India, 1784-1876

    Astronomy in India, 1784-1876 [Paperback]

    Joydeep Sen (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780822966470
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Sci & Culture in the Nineteenth Century
    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
  10. 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
    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

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