By: Tom Griffiths (Editor), Libby Robin (Editor)
256 pages, illustrations
Ecology & Empire examines the relationship between the expansion of empire and the environmental experience of the extra-European world. For the first time it moves the debate beyond the North American frontier by comparing the experience of settler societies in Australia, South Africa and Latin America. From Australian water management and the crisis of deforestation in Latin America, to beef farming in the Transvaal, this topical book provides a broad comparative historical approach to the impact of humanity on the ecological systems on which settler societies base their livelihood.
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Tom Griffiths is Fellow in the History Program, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University. Libby Robin is Australian Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow at the Humanities Research Centre, Australian National University
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