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The nature state : rethinking the history of conservation

Author: Wilko Graf von Hardenberg
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2017.
Series: Routledge environmental humanities.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This volume brings together case studies from around the globe (including China, Latin America, the Philippines, Namibia, India and Europe) to explore the history of nature conservation in the twentieth century. It seeks to highlight the state, a central actor in these efforts, which is often taken for granted, and establishes a novel concept ́-- the nature state ́-- as a means for exploring the historical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2017004192
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wilko Graf von Hardenberg
ISBN: 9781351764636 1351764632 9781315195636 1315195631 1351764640 9781351764643
OCLC Number: 992734298
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The export of the American national park idea in an age of empire : the Philippines, 1898-1940 / Ian Tyrrell --
Protecting patagonia : science, conservation and the pre-history of the nature state on a South American frontier, 1903-1934 / Emily Wakild --
Another way to preserve : hunting bans, biosecurity, and the brown bear in Italy, 1930-1960 / Wilko Graf von Hardenberg --
Conservation politics in the Madras presidency : maintaining the Lord Wenlock Downs of the Nilgiris Grasslands, South India, as a national park, 1930-1950 / Siddhartha Krishnan --
Negotiating the nature state beyond the parks : conservation in 20th century north-central Namibia / Emmanuel Kreike --
Conventional thinking and the fragile birth of the nature state in post-war Britain / Matthew Kelly --
Behind the scenes and out in the open : making Colombian national parks in the 1960s and 70s / Claudia Leal --
Ordering the borderland : settlement and removal in the Iguaçu National Park, Brazil, 1940s-1970s / Frederico Freitas --
Discovering China's tropical rainforests : shifting approaches to people and nature in the late twentieth century / Michael Hathaway --
Nature, state, and conservation in the Danube delta : turning fishermen into outlaws / Stefan Dorondel and Veronica Mitroi.
Series Title: Routledge environmental humanities.
Responsibility: edited by Wilko Graf von Hardenberg, Matthew Kelly, Claudia Leal, Emily Wakild.


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"This book offers a bold new concept, the "nature state," intended to take its place beside useful terms such as the welfare state or patrimonial state. Building on fresh case studies from every Read more...

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