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Song of the Forest: Russian Forestry and Stalinist Environmentalism, 1905-1…




Song Of The Forest

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : Stephen Brain | Publisher : University of Pittsburgh Press

ISBN 10 : 9780822977490
ISBN 13 : 0822977494

The Soviets are often viewed as insatiable industrialists who saw nature as a force to be tamed and exploited. Song of the Forest counters this assumption, uncovering significant e..


Producing Power

Pub Date : 2015-02-06 | Author : Sonja D. Schmid | Publisher : MIT Press

ISBN 10 : 9780262028271
ISBN 13 : 0262028271

An examination of how the technical choices, social hierarchies, economic structures, and political dynamics shaped the Soviet nuclear industry leading up to Chernobyl...


In The Shadow Of Melting Glaciers

Pub Date : 2010-04-29 | Author : Mark Carey | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780195396072
ISBN 13 : 0195396073

Global climate change has triggered profound changes at the ground level and for real people. This book illustrates in vivid detail how 25,000 Peruvian residents died from melting ..


Plutopia

Pub Date : 2013-03-15 | Author : Kate Brown | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199855773
ISBN 13 : 0199855773

While many transnational histories of the nuclear arms race have been written, Kate Brown provides the first definitive account of the great plutonium disasters of the United State..


Models Of Nature

Pub Date : 2000-08 | Author : Douglas R. Weiner | Publisher : University of Pittsburgh Pre

ISBN 10 : 0822972158
ISBN 13 : 9780822972150

Models of Nature studies the early and turbulent years of the Soviet conservation movement from the October Revolution to the mid-1930s—Lenin's rule to the rise of Stalin. This n..


Mao S War Against Nature

Pub Date : 2001-03-05 | Author : Judith Shapiro | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521786800
ISBN 13 : 9780521786805

This book tells the story of environmental destruction and human suffering during the Mao years...


Capital Interrupted

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Vinay K. Gidwani | Publisher : U of Minnesota Press

ISBN 10 : 9781452913711
ISBN 13 : 1452913714

The central Gujarat region of western India is home to the entrepreneurial landowning Patel caste who have leveraged their rural dominance to become a powerful global diaspora of m..


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