Four books and some additional readings will be
covered during the seminar:
- De Steiguer, J. Edward. 2006. The Origins of Modern Environmental
Thought, The University of Arizona Press.
- Rubin, Charles T. 1994. The Green Crusade. Rethinking the Roots of
Environmentalism. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Two of the following books
- Osborn, Fairfield. 1948. Our Plundered Planet, Little, Brown
- Vogt, William. 1948. Road to Survival, William Sloane
- Leopold, Aldo. 1949. A Sand County Almanach, Oxford University
- Carson, Rachel. 1962. Silent Spring, Fawcett Publications.
- Ehrlich, Paul. 1968. The Population Bomb, Ballantine Books.
Two of the following articles...
- Pearce, David. 2002. "An Intellectual History of Environmental
Economics." Annual Review of Environment and Resources 27: 57-81.
- Røpke, Inge. 2004. "The Early History of Modern Ecological Economics."
Ecological Economics 50: 293-314.
- DeGregori, Thomas R. 1987. "Resources are Not, They Become: An
Institutional Theory." Journal of Economic Issues 21 (3):
- Coase, Ronald. 1960. "The Problem of Social Costs." Journal of Law
and Economics 3: 1-44.
- Anderson, Terry L. 1982. "The New Resource Economics: Old Ideas and
New Applications." American Journal of Agricultural Economics,
64 (5): 928-934.
...or a selection of readings from this book
- Simon, Julian L. 1998. The Economics of Population: Classic
Writings. Transaction Publishers.
[Update - articles I would now add to the list:
- Colten, Craig E. 2011. "Environmental Historical Geography: A Review."
In Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), UNESCO.
- McNeill, John R. 2010. "The State of the Field of Environmental
History." Annual Review of Environment and Resources 35: