Book Series on Environmental History
series editor Prof. Mauro Agnoletti
Aims: The series intends to act as a link for ongoing researches concerning the historical interrelationships between man and the natural world, with special regard to the modern and contemporary ages. The main commitment should be to bring together different areas of expertise in both the natural and the social sciences to help them find a common language and a common perspective. Interdisciplinarity and transdisciplinarity are needed for more and better understanding of the environment and its history, with new epistemological frameworks and methodological practices.
Scope: The links between human activities and flora, fauna, water, soil, are examples of the most debated topics in environmental history, well established discipline like forest history, historical ecology, agricultural history and urban history are usually researching on this topics. The human impacts on ecosystems and landscapes over time, the preservation of cultural heritage, studies of historical trajectories in pattern and processes, as well as applied research on historical use and management of landscapes and ecosystems, are also taken into account. Other important topics are those related to the history of environmental ideas and movements, policies, laws, regulations, conservation, the history of immaterial heritage, such as traditional knowledge related to the environment.
Joanaz de Melo C., Vaz E., Costa Pinto L.M. (Eds.). 2017. Environmental History in the Making. Vol. I: Explaining (http://www.springer.com/it/book/9783319410838) Vol. II: Acting. (http://www.springer.com/it/book/9783319411378)
Agnoletti M., Emanueli F. (Eds.). 2016. Biocultural Diversity in Europe. (http://www.springer.com/it/book/9783319263137)
Agnoletti M., Neri Serneri S. (Eds.). 2014. The Basic Environmental History. ( http://www.springer.com/life+sciences/ecology/book/978-3-319-09179-2 )
Gonzalez de Molina M., Toledo V.M. 2014. The Social Metabolism. A Socio-Ecological Theory of Historical Change. (http://www.springer.com/new+%26+forthcoming+titles+%28default%29/book/978-3-319-06357-7)
Rotherham I.D. (Ed.). 2013. Cultural Severance and the Environment. The Ending of Traditional and Customary Practice on Commons and Landscapes Managed in Common. (www.springer.com/environment/book/978-94-007-6158-2)
Agnoletti M. (Ed.). 2013. Italian Historical Rural Landscapes. Cultural Values for the Environment and Rural Development. (www.springer.com/earth+sciences+and+geography/geography/book/978-94-007-5353-2)
The book on Italian Historical Rural Landscapes was downloaded 4641 times, resulting as one of the top 25% most downloaded eBooks in the Springer eBook Collection in 2013.