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作者 Gissibl, Bernhard
書名 Civilizing Nature : National Parks in Global Historical Perspective
出版項 New York, NY : Berghahn Books, Incorporated, 2012
©2012
國際標準書號 9780857455277 (electronic bk.)
9780857455253
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版本 1st ed
說明 1 online resource (304 pages)
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系列 Environment in History: International Perspectives Ser. ; v.1
Environment in History: International Perspectives Ser
附註 Civilizing Nature -- Contents -- Figures -- Abbreviations -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Part I. Parks and Empires -- Chapter 1. Unpacking Yellowstone -- Chapter 2. How National Were the First National Parks? -- Chapter 3. Imperial Preservation and Landscape Reclamation -- Chapter 4. From Colonial Imposition to National Icon -- Chapter 5. A Bavarian Serengeti -- Part II. Organizations and Networks -- Chapter 6. Translating Yellowstone -- Chapter 7. Framing the Heritage of Mankind -- Chapter 8. Global Values, Local Politics -- Chapter 9. Demarcating Wilderness and Disciplining Wildlife -- Part III. Nations and Natures -- Chapter 10. A Revolutionary Civilization -- Chapter 11. Parks without Wilderness, Wilderness without Parks? -- Chapter 12. Globalizing Nature -- Chapter 13. Slovenia's Triglav National Park -- Epilogue -- Select Bibliography -- Contributors -- Index
National parks are one of the most important and successful institutions in global environmentalism. Since their first designation in the United States in the 1860s and 1870s they have become a global phenomenon. The development of these ecological and political systems cannot be understood as a simple reaction to mounting environmental problems, nor can it be explained by the spread of environmental sensibilities. Shifting the focus from the usual emphasis on national parks in the United States, this volume adopts an historical and transnational perspective on the global geography of protected areas and its changes over time. It focuses especially on the actors, networks, mechanisms, arenas, and institutions responsible for the global spread of the national park and the associated utilization and mobilization of asymmetrical relationships of power and knowledge, contributing to scholarly discussions of globalization and the emergence of global environmental institutions and governance
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Gissibl, Bernhard Civilizing Nature : National Parks in Global Historical Perspective New York, NY : Berghahn Books, Incorporated,c2012 9780857455253
主題 Environmental protection -- History.;Environmentalism -- History.;Globalization -- History.;National parks and reserves -- Government policy -- History.;National parks and reserves -- History.;National parks and reserves -- Political aspects -- History.;Protected areas -- History
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Alt Author Höhler, Sabine
Kupper, Patrick
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