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Vol.16 No.1, February 2010

Editorial. Georgina Endfield

Brief Historical Ecology of Northern Portugal during the Holocene. Bruno Pinto, Carlos Aguar and Maria Partidário

Botanical Transculturation: Japanese and British Knowledge and Understanding of Aucuba japonica and Larix leptolepis 1700-1920. Setsu Tachibana and Charles Watkins

Motives for Introducing Species: Palestine's Carp as a Case Study. Dan Tamir

Canals Spawn Dams? Exploring the Filiation of Hydraulic Infrastructure. Julie Trottier and Sara Fernandez

Book Reviews

John Kricher, The Balance of Nature: Ecology's Enduring Myth (JANE CARRUTHERS)
Patrick Harries, Butterflies and Barbarians: Swiss Missionaries and Systems of Knowledge in South-East Africa (NANCY JACOBS)
S. Abdul Thaha, Forest Policy and Ecological Change: Hyderabad State in Colonial India (LAXMAN D. SATYA)
Kirstie Ross, Going Bush: New Zealanders and Nature in the Twentieth Century, and Melissa Harper, The Ways of the Bushwalker: On Foot in Australia (CLAIRE BRENNAN)
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Vol.16 No.2, May 2010

'Water Systems', Environmental History and the Deconstruction of Nature. Terje Tvedt

SPECIAL SECTION: Pasts and Futures of Water

Editorial Note. Petri S. Juuti, Tapio S. Katko and Eija M. Vinnari

Sanitation, Water and Health. Sanna-Leena Rautanen, Antero Luonsi, Henry Nygard, Heikki S. Vuorinen and Riikka P. Rajala

Water, Food and the Economy. E.M. Vinnari and H. Frederiksen

Water and the City. Tapio S. Katko, P.S. Juuti and J. Tempelhoff

Water, Policy and Governance. J.J. Hukka, J.E. Castro and P.E. Pietilä

Book Reviews

Thaddeus Sunseri, Wielding the Ax: State Forestry and Social Conflict in Tanzania, 1820-2000 (JOHN DARGAVEL)
Oliver H. Creighton, Designs upon the Land: Elite Landscapes of the Middle Ages (JONATHAN FINCH)
Christopher T. Fisher, J. Brett Hill and Gary M. Feinman, eds., The Archaeology of Environmental Change: Socionatural Legacies of Degradation and Resilience (RICHARD HUNTER)
Libby Robin, Robert Heinsohn and Leo Joseph, eds., Boom and Bust: Bird Stories for a Dry Country (ROBERT LAMBERT)
Sanjam Ahluwalia, Reproductive Restraints: Birth Control in India, 1877-1947 (LAXMAN D. SATYA)

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Vol.16 No.3, August 2010

Editorial. Georgina Endfield

The Origins of the Russian Chernozem Soil (Black Earth): Franz Joseph Ruprecht's 'Geo-Botanical Researches into the Chernozem' of 1866. Anastasia Fedotova

Prehistory of Southern African Forestry: From Vegetable Garden to Tree Plantation. Kate B. Showers

Modernisation with Local Characteristics: Development Efforts and the Environment on the Zoige Grass and Wetlands, 1949-2005. Jack Patrick Hayes

The Nature Conservation Movement in Post-War Japan. Catherine Knight

Book Reviews

Chad Montrie, Making a Living: Work and Environment in the United States (Stefania Barca)
Elizabeth Baigent and Robert J. Mayhew (eds.), English Geographies 1600-1950: Historical Essays on English Customs, Cultures, and Communities in Honour of Jack Langton (Charles Withers)

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Vol.16 No.4, August 2010

Editorial. Stephen Mosley

'Reordering and Counterordering': Forestry Preservation, Bush Clearing and the Sociophysical Mapping of Chepalungu, Kericho District, Kenya, 1930-1963. Alphonse Otieno

Science and Land Use: The Kosciusko Primitive Area Dispute of 1958-65. Deirdre Slattery

Colonial Forestry at its Limits: The Latter Day Career of Sir David Hutchins in New Zealand 1915-1920. Michael Roche

Dark is the World to Thee: A Historical Perspective on Environmental Forewarnings. Teresa Kwiatowska and Alan Holland

Toiling in Paradise: Knowledge Acquisition in the Context of Colonial Agriculture in Brazil's Atlantic Forest. Rogerio Ribeiro De Oliveira and Verena Winiwarter

Book Reviews

Mark Cioc, The Game of Conservation (Etienne Benson)
Harriet Ritvo, The Dawn of Green (Angus J.L. Winchester)
Sverker Sörlin and Paul Warde, eds. Nature's End (Mark Riley)
Wolfgang Behringer, A Cultural History of Climate (James Fleming)
Kevin C. Armitage, The Nature Study Movement (Mark V. Barrow, Jr.)
Charles E. Closmann, ed., War and the Environment (Peter Collier)
Anthony N. Penna and Conrad Edick Wright, eds., Remaking Boston (David Hsiung)
Anand Pandian, Crooked Stalks (Satadru Sen)

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