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dc.contributor.editorJonsson, Fredrik Albritton
dc.contributor.editorBrewer, John
dc.contributor.editorFromer, Neil
dc.contributor.editorTrentmann, Frank
dc.date.accessioned2022-03-19T04:03:09Z
dc.date.available2022-03-19T04:03:09Z
dc.date.issued2019
dc.date.submitted2022-03-18T05:32:02Z
dc.identifierhttps://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/53440
dc.identifier.urihttps://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/79517
dc.description.abstractScarcity in the Modern World brings together world-renowned scholars to examine how concerns about the scarcity of environmental resources such as water, food, energy and materials have developed, and subsequently been managed, from the 18th to the 21st century. These multi-disciplinary contributions situate contemporary concerns about scarcity within their longer history, and address recent forecasts and debates surrounding the future scarcity of fossil fuels, renewable energy and water up to 2075. This book offers a fresh way of tackling the current challenge of meeting global needs in an increasingly resource-stressed environment. By bringing together scholars from a variety of academic disciplines, this volume provides an innovative multi-disciplinary perspective that corrects previous scholarship which has discussed scientific and cultural issues separately. In doing so, it recognizes that this challenge is complex and cannot be addressed by a single discipline, but requires a concerted effort to think about its political and social, as well as technical and economic dimensions. This volume is essential for all students and scholars of environmental and economic history.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.classificationthema EDItEUR::N History and Archaeology::NH History::NHB General and world historyen_US
dc.subject.otherHistory
dc.subject.otherModern
dc.titleScarcity in the Modern World
dc.title.alternativeHistory, Politics, Society and Sustainability, 1800–2075
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.5040/9781350040946
oapen.relation.isPublishedByf75587da-2374-4722-9d42-9fffa7fa3f92
oapen.relation.isFundedByKnowledge Unlatched
oapen.relation.isbn9781350040915
oapen.relation.isbn9781350178267
oapen.relation.isbn9781350040939
oapen.collectionKnowledge Unlatched (KU)
oapen.imprintBloomsbury Academic
dc.number7332
dc.relationisFundedByb818ba9d-2dd9-4fd7-a364-7f305aef7ee9


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