Reclaims the debate on climate change from the sciences in favour of a more nuanced, interpretative humanities approach
Offers inter-disciplinary chapters organized thematically into History, Philosophy, Ethics, Literature, Sociology and Media in a single volume
Provides readers with an up to date and comprehensive introduction to this dynamic field of research, as well as presenting the most important trends and methodologies in specific humanities subject areas
Provokes a conversation within humanities of the merits of a collaborative field of study centred on climate change
Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras
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Table of contents (12 chapters)
About this book
- climate change
- climate change impacts
Editors and Affiliations
Social and Political Thought, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, United Kingdom
Department of History, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, United Kingdom
James Cullis, Vinita Damodaran
About the editors
Alexander Elliott is a DPhil candidate and Associate Tutor at the University of Sussex, UK, in the department of Social and Political Thought. He is also a graduate associate of the Centre for World Environmental History. His research interests include climate change, epistemology and the history of philosophy.
James Cullis is an MPhil student at the University of Sussex, UK, associated with the Centre for World Environmental History and the Centre for Intellectual History. His research deals with the way environmental and geographic concerns arose within Scottish Enlightenment accounts of societal progress.
Vinita Damodaran is Professor in South Asian History and Director of the Centre for World Environmental History at the University of Sussex, UK. Her publications include Nature and the Orient, Essays on the Environmental History of South and South-East Asia (1998), British Empire and the Natural World: Environmental Encounters in South Asia, (2010) and The East India Company and the Natural World (2014).
Book Title: Climate Change and the Humanities
Book Subtitle: Historical, Philosophical and Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Contemporary Environmental Crisis
Editors: Alexander Elliott, James Cullis, Vinita Damodaran
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan London
Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2017
Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-137-55123-8Published: 16 November 2017
Softcover ISBN: 978-1-349-71571-8Published: 23 August 2018
eBook ISBN: 978-1-137-55124-5Published: 01 November 2017
Edition Number: 1
Number of Pages: XII, 271