The Great Derangement

Author: Amitav Ghosh
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022632303X
Size: 27.14 MB
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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.

The Great Derangement

Author: Amitav Ghosh
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022632317X
Size: 48.21 MB
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This is particularly true of serious literary fiction: hundred-year storms and freakish tornadoes simply feel too improbable for the novel; they are automatically consigned to other genres.

The Great Derangement

Author: Amitav Ghosh
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9386057433
Size: 35.43 MB
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In fiction, hundred-year storms and freakish tornadoes simply feel too improbable for the novel and are automatically consigned to other genres. In the writing of history, too, the climate crisis has sometimes led to gross simplifications.

Facing Gaia

Author: Bruno Latour
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0745684378
Size: 52.54 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 ...

Teaching Climate Change In The Humanities

Author: Stephen Siperstein
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317423232
Size: 13.23 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.

Energy Humanities

Author: Imre Szeman
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421421895
Size: 19.96 MB
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The three readers all agree that this is an important, ground-breaking collection of work---Provided by publisher.

Climate Justice

Author: Dominic Roser
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317209532
Size: 42.21 MB
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With chapter summaries, illustrative examples and suggestions for further reading, this book is an ideal introduction for students in political philosophy, applied ethics and environmental ethics, as well as for practitioners working on one ...

Flood Of Fire

Author: Amitav Ghosh
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1848545185
Size: 22.38 MB
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Flood of Fire follows a varied cast of characters from India to China, through the outbreak of the First Opium War and China's devastating defeat, to Britain's seizure of Hong Kong.

Weathered

Author: Mike Hulme
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473959012
Size: 40.98 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, ...

Slow Violence And The Environmentalism Of The Poor

Author: Rob Nixon
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674049306
Size: 12.27 MB
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Rob Nixon focuses on the inattention we have paid to the lethality of many environmental crises, in contrast with the sensational, spectacle-driven messaging that impels public activism today.