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Green History — The Evolving Agenda

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  31 October 2008

John Sheail
Institute of Terrestrial Ecology, Monks Wood, Huntingdon, UK.


In a recent issue of Rural History, Malcolm Chase wrote a somewhat frustrated commentary, ‘Can history be green?’ Against a general intellectual background that was increasingly preoccupied with environmental issues, historical scholarship remained largely impervious to ‘green’ issues. His timely commentary set out the consequences of this neglect for both the environmental movement and the historian.

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