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dc.contributor.editorAustin, Gareth
dc.date.accessioned2023-03-20T09:21:50Z
dc.date.available2023-03-20T09:21:50Z
dc.date.issued2017
dc.date.submitted2023-03-17T15:22:18Z
dc.identifierONIX_20230317_9781474267519_61
dc.identifierhttps://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/61925
dc.identifier.urihttps://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/98578
dc.description.abstractFor the populations of the developing economies – the vast majority of humanity – the present century offers the prospect of emulating Western standards of living. This hope is combined with increasing awareness of the environmental consequences of the very process of global industrialisation itself. This open access book explores the interactions between economic development and the physical environment in four regions of the developing world: Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia and East Asia. The contributors focus on the ‘Anthropocene’: our present era, in which humanity’s influence on the physical environment has begun to mark the geological record. Economic Development and Environmental History in the Anthropocene examines environmental changes at global level and human responses to environmental opportunities and constraints on more local and regional scales, themes which have been insufficiently studied to date. This volume fills this gap in the literature by combining historical, economic and geographical perspectives to consider the implications of the Anthropocene for economic development in Asia and Africa. The ebook editions of this book are available open access under a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 licence on bloomsburycollections.com. Open access was funded by Knowledge Unlatched.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.othereconomic development
dc.subject.otherenvironment
dc.subject.otherSub-Saharan Africa
dc.subject.otherSouth Asia
dc.subject.otherSoutheast Asia
dc.subject.otherEast Asia
dc.subject.otherthema EDItEUR::N History and Archaeology::NH History::NHB General and world history
dc.subject.otherthema EDItEUR::N History and Archaeology::NH History::NHF Asian history
dc.subject.otherthema EDItEUR::N History and Archaeology::NH History::NHH African history
dc.subject.otherthema EDItEUR::K Economics, Finance, Business and Management::KC Economics::KCZ Economic history
dc.titleEconomic Development and Environmental History in the Anthropocene
dc.title.alternativePerspectives on Asia and Africa
dc.typebook
oapen.relation.isPublishedByf75587da-2374-4722-9d42-9fffa7fa3f92
oapen.relation.isbn9781474267519
oapen.collectionKnowledge Unlatched (KU)
oapen.imprintBloomsbury Academic
oapen.pages344
oapen.place.publicationLondon
dc.relationisFundedByKnowledge Unlatched


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