Does Nature Have Historical Agency? World History, Environmental History, and How Historians Can Help Save the Planet.

@inproceedings{Foltz2003DoesNH,
  title={Does Nature Have Historical Agency? World History, Environmental History, and How Historians Can Help Save the Planet.},
  author={Richard C. Foltz},
  year={2003}
}
THE QUESTION I AM POSING HERE arises from an exchange I had with a fellow presenter at a conference called, "Interactions: Regional Studies, Global Processes, and Historical Analysis," sponsored by the American Historical Association in Washington, DC in March 2001. The presenter in question was writing a book on the global history of cotton, which he spoke about at the conference. I suggested in the response period after his presentation that in applying a world systems approach to the… CONTINUE READING

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