Content Index

The majority of articles in this issue of Environment and History shed some light on the relationship between colonialism and the environment and on colonial constructions of nature.

Commentary on the articles in this special issue of Environment and History, “Ecological Visionaries/Ecologised Visions.”

Malcolm Chase reviews the sequel to Anna Bramwell’s Ecology in the 20th Century: A History.

The idea for this journal began as a result of a conversation between the editor and Professor Ranajit Guha in 1988. “What we need now,” Professor Guha claimed, “is a history of sticks and stones.”

The paper examines the way in which the environment is produced as intellectual capital. It asks about the extent to which the environment can be understood by science and through science.

Until about fifteen centuries ago the interaction of humans with the Southeast Asian rainforest was primarily one of interdependence…

Sophisticated local agricultural and forest management techniques have underlain the creation and maintenance of the main landscape features in Kissidougou Prefecture of Guinea’s forest-savanna transition zone…

Inner Harngzhou Bay, on the east coast of China at approximately 30 degrees N, is an unstable macrotidal estuarine system whose geographical configuration has altered dramatically over the last thousand years…

The attempts of Angus Smith and his colleagues to control alkali pollution after 1863 are usually seen as being a success…

This paper addresses one of the most under-researched areas of resource use and management in rural India, that of “wild resources,” and explores the links between ecological change, famine and poverty.