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Title Nature and history in modern Italy / edited by Marco Armiero and Marcus Hall ; with a foreword by Donald Worster

Publ Info Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  GE160.I8 N38 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  GE160.I8 N38 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  GE160.I8 N38 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xvi, 295 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Series Ohio University Press series in ecology and history
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Il bel paese : an introduction / Marco Armiero and Marcus Hall -- Foundations -- The distinctive character of Italian environmental history / Piero Bevilacqua -- Upside-down landscapes : seismicity and seismic disasters in Italy / Emanuela Guidoboni -- Moving ground : Vesuvius and the Nola mudslides of the nineteenth century / Walter Palmieri -- Environmental imperialism in Sardinia : pesticides and politics in the struggle against malaria / Marcus Hall -- Commons and forests -- The decline of the commons and the environmental balance in early modern Italy / Gabriella Corona -- Forest visions in early modern Italy / Bruno Vecchio -- Environmental heritage of a past cultural landscape : alder woods in the upper Aveto Valley of the northwestern Apennines / Roberta Cevasco -- Act locally, think nationally : a brief history of access rights and environmental conflicts in Fascist Italy / Wilko Graf von Hardenberg -- Pollution, industry, and urban environment -- Dealing with industrial pollution in Italy, 1880-1940 / Simone Neri Serneri -- Petrochemical modernity in Sicily / Salvatore Adorno -- The Seveso disaster legacy / Laura Centemeri -- Landscape, culture, and environmentalism -- A "natural" capitalism : water and the making of the Italian industrial landscape / Stefania Barca -- Nationalizing the mountains : natural and political landscapes in World War I / Marco Armiero -- Nature preservation and protection in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Italy, 1880-1950 / Luigi Piccioni
LC subject Italy -- Environmental conditions
Italy -- History -- 19th century
Italy -- History -- 20th century
Landscapes -- Social aspects -- Italy -- History
Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Italy -- History
Human ecology -- Italy -- History
Italy -- Social conditions
Pollution -- Italy -- History
Urbanization -- Environmental aspects -- Italy -- History
Environmentalism -- Italy -- History
Add Author Armiero, Marco, 1966-
Hall, Marcus, 1959-
ISBN 9780821419151 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0821419153 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780821419168 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0821419161 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780821443477 (electronic)
082144347X (electronic)