Full title: Environmental histories of the First World War / edited by Richard P. Tucker, Tait Keller, J.R. McNeill, Martin Schmid.
Author/creator: Tucker, Richard P., 1938-, Keller, Tait, McNeill, John Robert, Schmid, Martin, 1974-.
Call Numbers: G 2019/0054
Record Identifier: 74VKVbZL62od
Contents: xii, 312 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm, , , , Mobilizing nature for the First World War : an introduction / Tait Keller -- Part I. Europe and North America : battle zones and support systems. Beans are bullets, potatoes are powder : food as a weapon during the First World War / Alice Weinreb -- Dissolution before dissolution : the crisis of the wartime food regime in Austria-Hungary / Ernst Langthaler -- The chemist's war : Edgewood Arsenal, the First World War, and the birth of a militarized environment / Gerard J. Fitzgerald -- Part II. War's global reach : extracting natural resources. "The mineral sanction" : the Great War and the strategic role of natural resources / Roy MacLeod -- Something new under the fog of war : the First World War and the debut of oil on the global stage / Dan Tamïr -- The First World War and the beginning of overfishing in the North Sea / Ingo Heidbrink -- The political and natural eco-footprint of the First World War in East Asia : environments, systems building, and the Japanese Empire, 1914-1923 / Jack Patrick Hayes -- Part III. The Middle East and Africa : ecosystems, refugees, and famine. "Make them hated in all of the Arab countries" : France, famine and the creation of Lebanon / Graham Auman Pitts -- Why are modern famines so deadly? : The First World War in Syria and Palestine / Zachary J. Foster -- Starving for someone else's fight : the First World War and food insecurity in the African Red Sea region / Steven Serels -- Forest policy, wildlife destruction, and disease ecologies : environmental consequences of the First World War in Africa / Thaddeus Sunseri -- Part IV. The long aftermath : environmentalism and memory. Disruption and reorganization : international preservation networks and the First World War / Raf De Bont and Anna-Katharina Wöbse -- Memories in mud : the environmental legacy of the Great War / Frank Uekötter.
Publishers: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
MMS ID: 991024200819602626