The Resource Germany's nature : cultural landscapes and environmental history, Thomas Lekan, Thomas Zeller, editors, (electronic resource)

Germany's nature : cultural landscapes and environmental history, Thomas Lekan, Thomas Zeller, editors, (electronic resource)

Label
Germany's nature : cultural landscapes and environmental history
Title
Germany's nature
Title remainder
cultural landscapes and environmental history
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Lekan, Thomas Zeller, editors
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Germany boasts one of the strongest environmental records in the world. The Rhine River is cleaner than it has been in decades, recycling is considered a civic duty, and German manufacturers of pollution-control technology export their products around the globe. Yet, little has been written about the country's remarkable environmental history, and even less of that research is available in English. Now for the first time, a survey of the country's natural and cultural landscapes is available in one volume. Essays by leading scholars of history, geography, and the social sciences m
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
  • 333.72/0943
  • 333.720943
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
SD195
LC item number
.G76 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lekan, Thomas M
  • Zeller, Thomas
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Forests and forestry
  • Nature conservation
  • Landscape protection
Label
Germany's nature : cultural landscapes and environmental history, Thomas Lekan, Thomas Zeller, editors, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Landscape of German Environmental History; Part I: Seeing Like a State: Water, Forests, and Power Part I; Chapter 1: Germany as a Focus of European "Particularities" in Environmental History; Chapter 2: Conviction and Constraint: Hydraulic Engineers and Agricultural Amelioration Projects in Nineteenth-Century Prussia; Chapter 3: A Sylvan People: Wilhelmine Forestry and the Forest as a Symbol of Germandom; Chapter 4: Forestry and the German Imperial Imagination: Conflicts over Forest Use in German East Africa
  • Part II: The Cultural Landscapes of HomeChapter 5: Organic Machines: Cars, Drivers, and Nature from Imperial to Nazi Germany; Chapter 6: Biology-Heimat-Family: Nature and Gender in German Natural History Museums around 1900; Part III: The Politics of Conservation; Chapter 7: Indication and Identification: On the History of Bird Protection in Germany, 1800-1918; Chapter 8: Protecting Nature between Democracy and Dictatorship: The Changing Ideology of the Bourgeois Conservationist Movement, 1925-1935; Chapter 9: Protecting Nature in a Divided Nation: Conservation in the Two Germanys, 1945-1972
  • Notes on Editors and ContributorsIndex
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (276 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786610947157
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000464985
  • (EBL)977453
  • (OCoLC)806204716
  • (SSID)ssj0000162409
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11166965
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000162409
  • (PQKBWorkID)10201362
  • (PQKB)11681372
  • (OCoLC)191947913
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC977453
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse21378
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000464985
Label
Germany's nature : cultural landscapes and environmental history, Thomas Lekan, Thomas Zeller, editors, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Landscape of German Environmental History; Part I: Seeing Like a State: Water, Forests, and Power Part I; Chapter 1: Germany as a Focus of European "Particularities" in Environmental History; Chapter 2: Conviction and Constraint: Hydraulic Engineers and Agricultural Amelioration Projects in Nineteenth-Century Prussia; Chapter 3: A Sylvan People: Wilhelmine Forestry and the Forest as a Symbol of Germandom; Chapter 4: Forestry and the German Imperial Imagination: Conflicts over Forest Use in German East Africa
  • Part II: The Cultural Landscapes of HomeChapter 5: Organic Machines: Cars, Drivers, and Nature from Imperial to Nazi Germany; Chapter 6: Biology-Heimat-Family: Nature and Gender in German Natural History Museums around 1900; Part III: The Politics of Conservation; Chapter 7: Indication and Identification: On the History of Bird Protection in Germany, 1800-1918; Chapter 8: Protecting Nature between Democracy and Dictatorship: The Changing Ideology of the Bourgeois Conservationist Movement, 1925-1935; Chapter 9: Protecting Nature in a Divided Nation: Conservation in the Two Germanys, 1945-1972
  • Notes on Editors and ContributorsIndex
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (276 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786610947157
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000464985
  • (EBL)977453
  • (OCoLC)806204716
  • (SSID)ssj0000162409
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11166965
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000162409
  • (PQKBWorkID)10201362
  • (PQKB)11681372
  • (OCoLC)191947913
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC977453
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse21378
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000464985

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