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  1. New titles purchased by the library to support this module 4 items
    1. The genus betula: a taxonomic revision of birches - Kenneth Ashburner, H. A. McAllister, Josephine Hague 2013

      Book Essential

  2. Module textbooks 12 items
    A number of books are a useful general investment for this course and are listed below. The module co-ordinator's recent book "Land & Spirit in Native America" is clearly useful, not least because of its bibliography, but while students are encouraged to consult it they need not buy it as multiple copies are available in the library. Some of the books below are extremely cheap on Amazon Used & New, some not so.
    1. Land and spirit in native America - Porter, Joy c2012

      Book Essential

    2. Down to earth: nature's role in American history - Steinberg, Ted 2009

      Book Essential

    3. Nature's economy: a history of ecological ideas - Worster, Donald 1994

      Book Essential

    4. Uncommon ground: rethinking the human place in nature - Cronon, William 1996

      Book Essential

    5. The idea of wilderness: from prehistory to the age of ecology - Oelschlaeger, Max 1991

      Book Essential

    6. Wilderness and the American mind - Nash, Roderick Frazier 2001

      Book Essential

    7. Ecological imperialism: the biological expansion of Europe, 900-1900 - Crosby, Alfred W. 2004

      Book Essential

    8. Eaarth: making a life on a tough new planet - McKibben, Bill c2011

      Book Essential

    9. Climate change: an encyclopedia of science, society, and solutions 2017

      Book Suggested for student purchase Excellent reference source for this module from a terrific scholar at Nebraska.

  3. Weekly readings 18 items
    Please note: assigned seminar readings are all available on eBridge. This is a new course and some of the books listed in Further Reading are still in the process of being bought for the library. Students are encouraged to make good use of Amazon's Used and New facility and of what is available for free via the portals listed. On Amazon Used & New many of hte materials listed in Further Reading can be bought sometimes for pence.
    1. Week 1 1 item
      Lecture: The Future: Debt, Population Pressure, Indigenous and Environmental Movements and the Significance of Environmental Thinking
    2. Week 2 1 item
      Lecture : Wilderness: the Origins and Development of an Idea
    3. Week 3 2 items
      Lecture : The History of Parks, Gardening and Ecological “Middle Way” Thinking
    4. Week 4 4 items
      Lecture: Native America and American Environmentalism
      1. Reassessing 1492 - Alfred W. Crosby 1989

        Article 

    5. Week 5 1 item
      Lecture : Essay Preparation – How to Read for, Structure and Build a First-Class Essay/ Seminar 5: Essay sharing session and presentations
      1. Individual differences in undergraduate essay-writing strategies: A longitudinal study - Mark Torrance, Glyn V. Thomas, Elizabeth J. Robinson 2000

        Article 

    6. Week 6 5 items
      Lecture 6: Environmental Justice/ Seminar : Indian “Sacrifice Areas” and the American Southwest
      1. Yucca Mountain: Should We Delay? - M. J. Apted 2002-6-28

        Article 

    7. Week 11 4 items
      Lecture: Future Directions Into and Out of the Wild: Dystopia/Utopia and the Death of Nature/ Seminar 7
      1. How to Save a Planet: A User's Guide - van Putten, Mark Oct 2008

        Article 

      2. Climate Change - Bill McKibben 2009

        Article 

  4. Selected Journals 7 items
    1. The journal of American history - Mississippi Valley Historical Association, Organization of American Historians c1964- (electronic resource)

      Journal 

    2. Journal of American studies - British Association for American Studies 1967- (electronic resource)

      Journal 

    3. Environmental ethics 1991-

      Journal  the main US based academic journal in the area.

    4. Environmental values c1992- (electronic resource)

      Journal  the main UK based journal in the area.

    5. Ethics and the environment (electronic resource)

      Journal 

    6. Inquiry (electronic resource)

      Journal  An academic philosophy journal founded in 1953 by deep ecology mainstay Arne Naess, and concerned particularly with promoting interdisciplinary understanding

    7. The ecologist - Wadebridge Ecological Centre (electronic resource)

      Journal  Environmental magazine and journal

  5. The Web 3 items
    1. Online resources - British Academy

      Webpage  Aside from the usual journal portals on U.S. History available via the library, students are encouraged to visit the Portals, Libraries of Electronic Texts and Reference Works available via the British Academy portal.

    2. Arcadia | Environment and Society Portal

      Webpage  Students will also find work of value in academic portals devoted to the environment. The ARCADIA Project: On-line Explorations in European Environmental History is continent specific.

    3. Journal of Ecocriticism

      Webpage  Students may well find the following useful: Environmental ethics, Environmental Politics, Environmental Values; Green letters: studies in Ecocriticism (journal of ASLE [UK]) and, especially if you are interested in literature, the Journal of Ecocriticism

  6. Further Reading 228 items
    1. The value of wilderness 22 items
      1. Wilderness, cultivation and appropriation - John O'Neill 02/2002

        Article  Read pp. 25-50

      2. Markets, deliberation and environment - O'Neill, John 2007

        Book  Ch. 7

      3. Environmental ethics: an anthology - Light, Andrew, Rolston, Holmes c2003

        Book  Part VI: Focusing on Central Issues: Sustaining, restoring, preserving nature: Can and ought we restore nature? Should we preserve wilderness?

      4. Nature, Addresses, and Lectures - Emerson, Ralph Waldo 1849 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      5. Wilderness and the American mind - Nash, Roderick Frazier 2001

        Book 

      6. Walden - Thoreau, Henry David, Shanley, J.Lyndon 1971

        Book 

      7. Wilderness essays - John Muir 2011

        Book 

      8. Into the wild - Jon Krakauer 2007

        Book 

      9. The great new wilderness debate - J. Baird Callicott, Michael P. Nelson c1998

        Book 

      10. Environmental ethics and philosophy - John O'Neill 2001

        Book 

      11. The pathless way: John Muir and American wilderness - Michael P. Cohen 1984

        Book 

    2. Native America and American Environmentalism 34 items
      1. Nation to nation: treaties between the United States and American Indians Nations 2014

        Book  Excellent text on what underlies land use in the U.S.

      2. Sharp Knife: Andrew Jackson and the American Indians - Alfred A. Cave 2017

        Book  Excellent and from a cracking series

      3. The invasion of America: Indians, colonialism and the cant of conquest - Jennings, Francis, Institute of Early American History and Culture (Williamsburg, Va.) 1975

        Book 

      4. In search of the primitive: a critique of civilization - Diamond, Stanley 1974

        Book 

      5. Facing West: Americans and the opening of the Pacific - Perry, John Curtis 1994

        Book 

      6. Environmental Genocide:. - Daniel Brook 01/1998

        Article 

      7. Silent spring - Carson, Rachel 1999

        Book 

      8. The death of grass - Christopher, John 1969

        Book 

      9. The drowned world - Ballard, J. G. 1983

        Book 

      10. Ecocriticism - Garrard, Greg 2004

        Book 

      11. What is nature?: culture, politics and the non-human - Soper, Kate 1995

        Book 

      12. Keywords: a vocabulary of culture and society - Williams, Raymond c1983

        Book 

      13. Selu: seeking the Corn-Mother's wisdom - Marilou Awiakta 1993

        Book 

      14. The ecological Indian: myth and history - Shepard Krech c1999

        Book 

      15. Custer died for your sins: an Indian manifesto - Vine Jr Deloria 1988

        Book 

      16. Remnants of the First Earth - Ray A. Young Bear 1998

        Book  SINGLE USER EBOOK: Please note that the online resource button in this entry will take you to a version of the eBook of the title which will only allow one user at a time to access the eBook.

      17. Green grass, running water - Thomas King 1994

        Book 

      18. Yellow Woman - Leslie Silko 1997

        Book 

      19. Selected poems - Thomas R.S. 2004

        Book 

      20. Ecology without nature: rethinking environmental aesthetics - Timothy Morton 2007

        Book 

      21. Keywords: a vocabulary of culture and society - Raymond Williams c1983

        Book 

    3. The history of parks, gardening and ecological "Middle Way" thinking 23 items
      1. An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power - Al Gore 2017

        Book 

      2. American Indians & national parks - Keller, Robert H., Turek, Michael F. 1998

        Book 

      3. Salmon - Coates, Peter A. 2006

        Book 

      4. Beyond sovereign territory - Kuehls, Thom 1996

        Book 

      5. The legacy of conquest: the unbroken past of the American West - Limerick, Patricia Nelson 1987

        Book 

      6. Yosemite: its discovery, Its wonders and its people - Margaret Sanborn 1989

        Book 

      7. The pathless way: John Muir and American wilderness - Michael P. Cohen 1984

        Book 

      8. Beyond sovereign territory - Thom Kuehls 1996

        Book 

      9. The American Indian and the Problem of History - Calvin Martin 1987

        Book 

      10. Second nature: a gardener's education - Michael Pollan 2003

        Book 

    4. Environmental justice 25 items
      1. The tainted desert: environmental ruin in the American West - Kuletz, Valerie 1998

        Book 

      2. Dumping in Dixie: race, class, and environmental quality - Bullard, Robert D. 1994

        Book 

      3. Amchitka and the bomb: nuclear testing in Alaska - Kohlhoff, Dean W. 2002

        Book 

      4. Handbook of North American Indians - Sturtevant, William C., Smithsonian Institution 1978-2004

        Book  Read "Ecological Change and Indian-White Relations" in Vol. 4

      5. On rims & ridges: the Los Alamos area since 1880 - Hal K. Rothman 1992

        Book 

      6. Handbook of North American Indians - William C. Sturtevant, Smithsonian Institution 1978-2004

        Book 

      7. The warning: accident at Three Mile Island - Mike Gray 2003

        Book 

    5. The relationship of the Environment to Capital 26 items
      1. No logo: no space, no choice, no jobs - Naomi Klein 2009

        Book 

      2. Nature's economy: a history of ecological ideas - Worster, Donald 1994

        Book  This field is dominated by Donald Worster - all of his work is of value when considering it.

      3. The population bomb - Ehrlich, Paul R., Friends of the Earth 1971

        Book 

      4. Of wolves and men - Lopez, Barry 2004

        Book 

      5. Ecology, Economics, Ethics: the broken circle - F.Herbert Bormann 1993

        Book 

      6. Dominion and civility: English imperialism and native America, 1585-1685 - Michael Leroy Oberg 1999

        Book 

      7. Of arms and men: a history of war, weapons, and aggression - Robert L. O'Connell 1990

        Book  SINGLE USER EBOOK: Please note that the online resource button in this entry will take you to a version of the eBook of the title which will only allow one user at a time to access the eBook.

      8. Plows, plagues, and petroleum : how humans took control of climate - William F. Ruddiman 2016

        Book  SINGLE USER EBOOK: Please note that the online resource button in this entry will take you to a version of the eBook of the title which will only allow one user at a time to access the eBook.

    6. Deep ecology and its critics 25 items
      1. Deep ecology for the twenty-first century - George Sessions 1995

        Book 

      2. Dark ecology : for a logic of future coexistence - Timothy Morton 2016

        Book  SINGLE USER EBOOK: Please note that the online resource button in this entry will take you to a version of the eBook of the title which will only allow one user at a time to access the eBook.

      3. Encyclopedia of animal rights and animal welfare - Bekoff, Marc c2010

        Book 

      4. Ethics and the environment: an introduction - Jamieson, Dale 2008 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      5. Deep ecology - Bill Devall, George Sessions 1985

        Book 

      6. Ecology of wisdom - Arne Naess 2016

        Book 

      7. Aldo Leopold 2: "A Sand County Almanac" - Ronald C Meyer, Lorne Greene, Kanopy (Firm) 2015

        Audio-visual document 

      8. Ethics and the Environment - Donald Scherer 1983

        Book 

      9. The animal rights debate - Carl Cohen 2001

        Book 

      10. Painism: a modern reality - Richard D. Ryder 2001

        Book 

      11. Which way for the ecology movement? - Murray Bookchin 1994

        Book 

    7. Women, Feminism and the environment 30 items
      1. Radical ecology: the search for a livable world - Merchant, Carolyn 1992

        Book 

      2. Feminism and the mastery of nature - Plumwood, Val 1993

        Book 

      3. Staying alive: women, ecology and development - Shiva, Vandana 1989

        Book 

      4. Ecological feminism - Warren, Karen J. 1994

        Book 

      5. Women, humanity and nature - V Plumwood 1988

        Article 

      6. Unravelling the Problems in Ecofeminism - Christine J. Cuomo 1992

        Article 

      7. Toward a Queer Ecofeminism - Greta Gaard 1997

        Article 

      8. Vegetarian Ecofeminism: A Review Essay - Greta Claire Gaard 2002

        Article 

      9. Environmental culture: the ecological crisis of reason - Val Plumwood 2002

        Book 

    8. Future directions into and out of the wild: Dystopia/utopia and the death of Nature 43 items
      1. The great derangement: climate change and the unthinkable - Amitav Ghosh 2016

        Book Essential Excellent for most questions on the module.

      2. How did we get into this mess?: politics, equality, nature - George Monbiot 2017

        Book 

      3. Eaarth: making a life on a tough new planet - McKibben, Bill c2011

        Book 

      4. The Scientific Revolution and - Carolyn Merchant 09/2006

        Article 

      5. Blueprint for a green economy - Pearce, David W., Markandya, Anil, Barbier, Edward, London Environmental Economics Centre 1989

        Book 

      6. Our common future:[report of the Commission]: Gro Harlem Brundtland - Brundtland, Gro Harlem, World Commission on Environment and Development 1987

        Book 

      7. Blueprint for a green economy - Pearce, David W., Markandya, Anil, Barbier, Edward, London Environmental Economics Centre 1989

        Book 

      8. The politics of the environment: ideas, activism, policy - Carter, Neil 2007

        Book 

      9. Citizenship and the environment - Dobson, Andrew 2003

        Book 

      10. Green political thought - Dobson, Andrew 2007

        Book 

      11. Ecological modernisation, American style - David Schlosberg, Sara Rinfret 04/2008

        Article 

      12. Being alive: essays on movement, knowledge and description - Ingold, Tim 2011

        Book 

      13. Four fish: the future of the last wild food - Greenberg, Paul 2011

        Book 

      14. How did we get into this mess?: politics, equality, nature - George Monbiot 2017

        Book 

      15. Aftershock: the next economy and America's future - Robert B. Reich 2011

        Book 

      16. Mother Earth: an American story - Sam D. Gill 1991

        Book 

      17. How many people can the Earth support? - Joel E. Cohen 1996

        Book 

      18. People or penguins: the case for optimal pollution - William F. Baxter 1974

        Book 

      19. The ecological modernisation reader: environmental reform in theory and practice - Arthur P. J. Mol, David Allan Sonnenfeld, Gert Spaargaren 2009

        Book 

      20. Earth in the balance: ecology and the human spirit - Albert Gore 2006

        Book 

      21. The future of life - Edward O. Wilson 2002

        Book 

      22. Living in the end times - Slavoj Zizek 2011

        Book 

      23. Four fish: the future of the last wild food - Paul Greenberg 2011

        Book 

  7. Going beyond your reading list 1 item
    1. You will find further information about the resources available in your subject area via the History LibGuide (may open in a new window). General access to Skills support and Library services can also be found here (may open in a new window).

  8. ANIMAL HISTORY - Ewa Domańska 06/2017

    Article  This is very useful for Animal History 20112