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Title Concepts of urban-environmental history / Sebastian Haumann, Martin Knoll, Detlev Mares (eds.).

Publication Info. Bielefeld : Transcript, [2020]
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Description 1 online resource (290 pages) : illustrations
Series Environmental and climate history
Environmental and climate history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Urban-environmental history as a field of research -- Technosphere -- Socio-natural sites -- Materiality and practice theory -- Path-dependency and trajectories -- Risk and resilience -- Sustainability -- Urban metabolism -- Material flows and circular thinking -- Urban infrastructure and the cultural turn -- Cities and rivers -- Urban energy consumption, mobility and environmental legacies -- Animals in urban-environmental history -- Mobilities, migration and demography -- Heritage, renewal and the construction of identity in urban history -- Urban heritage and urban development -- Village-small town-metropolis -- European periphery -- Urban-environmental perspectives in history teaching
Summary In history, cities and nature are often treated as two separate fields of research. "Concepts of Urban-Environmental History" aims to bridge this gap. The contributions to this volume survey major concepts and key issues which have shaped recent debates in the field. They address unresolved questions and future challenges. As a handbook, the collection offers a comprehensive overview for researchers and students, both from a historical and an interdisciplinary background
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Subject Urban ecology (Biology) -- History.
HISTORY -- General.
Urban ecology (Biology)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History.
Added Author Haumann, Sebastian, editor.
Knoll, Martin, editor.
Mares, Detlev, editor.
ISBN 9783839443750 (electronic bk.)
383944375X (electronic bk.)
9783837643756