Content Index

Since the 1960s, the community food movement in the United Kingdom has evolved from a means of survival to an alternative to industrialized agriculture.

In the nineteenth century, tuberculous individuals could travel from Europe to Echuca, Australia, in search of a cure.

Alternative Futures brings together 35 essays on India’s future, written by a diverse set of authors: activists, researchers, media persons, those who have influenced policies, and those working at the grassroots. Divided into four sections—Ecological Futures, Political Futures, Economic Futures, and Socio-Cultural Futures—the book covers a wide range of issues including environmental governance, biodiversity, democracy and power, law, agriculture, pastoralism, industry, languages, learning and education, knowledge, health and sexuality among others.

Birds in Our Lives is an account of bird conservation in India, written by conservationist Ashish Kothari. It educates the reader on the importance of birds in Indian culture and economy and highlights the imminent threats to their habitats and populations, as well as growing efforts to conserve birdlife.

The creation of the Niagara Telecolorimeter helped engineers physically remake Niagara Falls in the mid-twentieth century.

Practicing Relativism in the Anthropocene addresses a set of contemporary issues involving knowledge and science from a constructivist-pragmatist perspective often labeled “relativism.”

Climate change impacts both the goals of corn breeders, and their current everyday research.

A woman and her family live next to a recycling plant in China, in mountains of plastic waste from Asia, Europe, and the U.S.This documentary reveals the lives of those on the fringes of global capitalist realities, a far cry from the communist dream.

This article examines how issues of representation and aesthetics have impacted the environmental history of early modern Europe.

This article proposes a new definition of baroque to better understand the global dimensions of the representation of nature by the Qing dynasty.