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Environmental History

Resources relevant to the historical study of our environment with an emphasis on North America

Internet Resources

American Society for Environmental History  The American Society for Environmental History increases understanding of the important role played by the environment throughout human history.  We invite you to explore this website for information on our mission as well as our journal, conferences and workshops, travel grants, fellowships, teaching resources, and more.

Environmental History Network for the Middle Ages  ENFORMA is a virtual network of historians working on environmental history in medieval times. The network is open to anyone interested in this research and teaching field. Recent news items are posted below. For more news and resources, look on the right menu.

Environmental History Resources  The site presents topics as wide ranging as public health, conservation, smoke abatement, pollution history, historical climatology, and generally the historical interaction between culture and nature. The emphasis of the site is on Europe and Australia but placed in a global perspective. This is reflected in the range of articles, bibliographies and other material that this website has to offer.

European Society for Environmental History The European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) is a scholarly society that was founded in 1999 to promote environmental history in Europe, by encouraging and supporting research, teaching and publications in the field.
H-Environment A general resource for people interested in environmental history. Much of its content is compiled from the discussion list H-Environment and includes book reviews, conference announcements, a course syllabus library, and a survey of films.
Forest History Society  The Forest History Society is a nonprofit library and archive dedicated to collecting, preserving, and disseminating forest and conservation history for all to use. The Society links the past to the future while reminding us about our important forest heritage
NiCHE: Network in Canadian History & Environment / Nouvelle initiative canadienne en histoire de l’environnement is a Canadian-based confederation of researchers and educators who work at the intersection of nature and history. We explore the historical context of environmental matters and communicate our findings to researchers, policymakers, and the public

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