Thinking Russia's History Environmentally (Kobo eBook)

Thinking Russia's History Environmentally By Catherine Evtuhov, Julia Lajus, David Moon Cover Image
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Historians of Russia were relative latecomers to the field of environmental history. Yet, in the past decade, the exploration of Russian environmental history has burgeoned. Thinking Russia’s History Environmentally showcases collaboration amongst an international set of scholars who focus on the contribution that the study of Russian environments makes to the global environmental field. Through discerning analysis of natural resources, the environment as a factor in historical processes such as industrialization, and more recent human-animal interactions, this volume challenges stereotypes of Russian history and in so doing, highlights the unexpected importance of Russian environments across a time frame well beyond the ecological catastrophes of the Soviet period.

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ISBN-13: 9781805390282
Publisher: Berghahn Books
Publication Date: July 14th, 2023
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