Encyclopedia article: Arndt, Melanie, "Umweltgeschichte"

Arndt, Melanie. “Umweltgeschichte.” Version: 1.0. In: Docupedia-Zeitgeschichte, 11.02.2010. http://docupedia.de/zg/Umweltgeschichte.

This German-language article provides an overview of the discipline of environmental history, including background, context, theory, sources, and methods. The cult of the wilderness, the relation between nature and culture, debates over themes such as the anthropocene and sustainability as well as periodization are all covered.

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