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Journal for the History of Environment and Society Vol. 1 – 2016

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VIII+107 p., 9 b/w ill., 156 x 234 mm, 2016
ISBN: 978-2-503-56867-6
Languages: English
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The Journal for the History of Environment and Society aims to be a leading online and open-access periodical that covers all aspects of environmental history conceived in its broadest sense. The journal encourages high-quality scholarship which focuses on relations between environmental changes and social-historical context. Interregional and international comparative articles receive special attention. Because of the interdisciplinary nature of the discipline, papers should be accessible for scholars from all disciplines in the field, which will also ensure their accessibility to a wider audience. To ensure scholarly quality, JHES follows a strict double-blind peer-review procedure. Geographically, the Journal focuses primarily – but not exclusively - on North-West Europe (including areas that had historical relations with that broad region). Articles with a more general geographic scope can also be published in the Journal. Articles can be published in English, French or German. Articles should include an abstract of 80-130 words; articles in French or German should include an English abstract in addition to an abstract in the language of the article. In the latter case, the subtitles from the illustrations need to be bilingual as well.

Table of Contents

Maïka De Keyzer, Universiteit Utrecht (Netherlands)
All we are is dust in the wind | The Social Causes of a “Subculture of Coping” in the Late Medieval Coversand Belt

Ivan Hoste, Botanic Garden Meise (Belgium)
Belgian botany in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries: from plant hunting to nascent nature conservation

Dolly Joergensen and Peder Roberts, Department of Ecology & Environmental Science - Umea University (Sweden)
Animals as instruments of Norwegian imperial authority in the interwar Arctic

Frank Uekötter, School of History and Cultures - University of Birmingham (UK)
City meets Country. Recycling Ideas and Realities on German Sewage Farms

Interest Classification:
Modern History (1501 to the present)
Modern history (1801 to present) : main subdisciplines

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