Environment and History
Environment and History 3(1997): 1-18
The study of history in a sense that can be called 'environmental' is a discipline yet to be created in Latin America. This has become an obstacle that must be overcome if we are to understand better the serious social and environmental deterioration of the region. To this end, Latin American historians must engage in dialogue simultaneously with their own societies and with environmental historians from the North Atlantic world. Collaboration between our societies - so different in so many ways - is essential if we want to survive the global environmental problems created by the world system of which we are both part.
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