The Cambridge Companion to Environmental Humanities (Cambridge Companions to Literature) (Paperback)

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By Jeffrey Cohen (Editor), Stephanie Foote (Editor)
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This Companion offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the environmental humanities, an interdisciplinary movement that responds to a world reconfigured by climate change and its effects, from environmental racism and global migration to resource impoverishment and the importance of the nonhuman world. It addresses the twenty-first century recognition of an environmental crisis - its antecedents, current forms, and future trajectories - as well as possible responses to it. This books foregrounds scholarship from different periods, fields, and global locations, but it is organized to give readers a working context for the foundational debates. Each chapter examines a key topic or theme in Environmental Humanities, shows why that topic emerged as a category of study, explores the different approaches to the topics, suggests future avenues of inquiry, and considers the topic's global implications, especially those that involve environmental justice issues.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781009017763
ISBN-10: 1009017764
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: September 2nd, 2021
Pages: 300
Language: English
Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature