The Great Derangement

Author: Amitav Ghosh
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022632303X
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Is our imagination adequate to the realities of global warming? The novelist Amitav Ghosh argues that we need art and literature to help us imagine our future in the Anthropocene, but that they are falling short of the task.

Facing Gaia

Author: Bruno Latour
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0745684378
Size: 43.62 MB
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In this series of lectures on 'natural religion,' Bruno Latour argues that the complex and ambiguous figure of Gaia offers, on the contrary, an ideal way to disentangle the ethical, political, theological, and scientific aspects of the now ...

Learning To Die In The Anthropocene

Author: Roy Scranton
Publisher: City Lights Publishers
ISBN: 087286670X
Size: 73.44 MB
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Plato argued that to philosophize is to learn to die. If that’s true, says Scranton, then we have entered humanity’s most philosophical age--for this is precisely the problem of the Anthropocene.

Energy Humanities

Author: Imre Szeman
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421421895
Size: 61.48 MB
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The three readers all agree that this is an important, ground-breaking collection of work---Provided by publisher.

Teaching Climate Change In The Humanities

Author: Stephen Siperstein
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317423232
Size: 36.26 MB
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Climate change is an enormous and increasingly urgent issue. This important book highlights how humanities disciplines can mobilize the creative and critical power of students, teachers, and communities to confront climate change.

Courtly Encounters

Author: Sanjay Subrahmanyam
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674067363
Size: 27.39 MB
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Richly illustrated, Courtly Encounters provides a fresh cross-cultural perspective on early modern Islam, Counter-Reformation Catholicism, Protestantism, and a newly emergent Hindu sphere.

Weathered

Author: Mike Hulme
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473959012
Size: 65.87 MB
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In Weathered: Cultures of Climate, distinguished professor Mike Hulme opens up the many ways in which the idea of climate is given shape and meaning in different human cultures – how climates are historicized, known, changed, lived with, ...

Imagining Extinction

Author: Ursula K. Heise
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022635816X
Size: 53.74 MB
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Heise tells the story of environmental activists, writers, and scientists who are creating new stories to guide the environmental imagination."

Climate Change Litigation

Author: Jacqueline Peel
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107036062
Size: 64.76 MB
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Examines how litigation over climate change shapes the choices of governments, corporations and the public regarding mitigation and adaptation.

The Great Acceleration

Author: J. R. McNeill
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674545036
Size: 33.47 MB
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Humans have altered the planet’s biogeochemical systems without consciously managing them. The Great Acceleration explains the causes, consequences, and uncertainties of this massive uncontrolled experiment.