The Face of the Earth: Environment and World History

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Acknowledgments

editor, I would like to thank several organizations and a number of individuals who have in various ways inspired this book and helped to bring about its creation. It was the World History Association (WHA), specifically its Rocky Mountain branch, that asked me to undertake the editorship and encouraged me at important points in the process. In particular, I would like to thank Heidi Roupp, Marilynn Jo Hitchins, and Frederick S. Allen, each of whom gave advice that proved to be indispensable in the process of putting the book together. I am also indebted to Jeanne T. Heidler, who served as program chair of the World History Association meeting on "The Environment in World History," at Aspen, Colorado, 8-10 October 1994, where several papers were presented that later became part of this book. The Aspen Institute and the Woodrow Wilson Foundation joined the WHA as co-sponsors of the conference,

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Foreword ix
  • Acknowledgments xiii
  • 1 3
  • Notes 18
  • 2 22
  • Notes 44
  • 3 47
  • Notes 70
  • 4 76
  • Notes 120
  • 5 131
  • Notes 146
  • 6 150
  • Notes 163
  • The Greening of Gandhi - Gandhian Thought and the Environmental Movement in India 165
  • Notes 177
  • Selected Bibliography 180
  • Contributors 189
  • Index 193
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