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  • Global Environmental History

    Worldwide human societies are struggling with the disastrous effects that man's unbridled economic growth has brought to our planet. GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY is a concise account of the diverse ways in which environment has been destroyed and reshaped by man. The authors discuss the development of 'Environmental History' as a discipline and go on to document the various historical periods and phenomena where environmental damage was caused. They discuss the havoc European imperial forces created in the Americas and how the conquest of Americas by Europeans had unleashed ecological imperialism. They also discuss how environment was destroyed and reshaped during industrialization in England and France. The book discusses the environmental history of the world from the Americas to Europe to Asia and Africa. In a short span of a hundred and fifty pages it unravels the long history of environment and how a handful of militarily and economically powerful nations have created unimaginable damage to environment with devastating impacts. The book will act as an in-depth informative guide for researchers of environment as well as students of history, sociology, economics, world politics and is a fascinating introduction to the subject for any lay reader.

    225.00 | 7.99
  • History and Literature

    How do history and literature relate to one another, where do they converge, and where do they diverge? This relatively small text on History and Literature by Ashin Das Gupta throws up ideas on these questions and explores an entire gamut of ideas that constitute conceptions of history and of literature. He takes the reader through his readings and thoughts on Indian and western writers and texts. His analysis and reflections sensitize us to the nuances of historical thinking and literary imagination. In a short span of less than hundred pages a world of thousand conceptions unfolds for the reader.

    150.00 | 7.99