19 October 1995
Show More Green Imperialism: Colonial Expansion, Tropical Island Edens and the Origins of Environmentalism, 1600-1860 by Richard Grove.
Cambridge, 540 pp., £45, April 1995, 0 521 40385 5Show More
“... Thomas’s Man and the Natural World and by the work of Donald Worster and Alfred Crosby. If environmental history is quite a new development, however, environmentalism is not. In Green Imperialism RichardGrove demonstrates that modern, scientific environmentalism, and the state-sponsored programmes of conservation based on it, in fact had their origins two centuries ago in what is, at first sight, a ...”