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Nation-States and the Global EnvironmentNew Approaches to International Environmental History$
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Erika Marie Bsumek, David Kinkela, and Mark Atwood Lawrence

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199755356

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755356.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.1) Introduction
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Nation-States and the Global Environment
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Mark Atwood Lawrence

David Kinkela

Erika Marie Bsumek

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755356.003.0001

This chapter performs three functions that introduce the overall contours and goals of the collection. First, it observes that present-day nation-states face a tremendous challenge in managing environmental problems such as climate change that pay no heed to human-created political boundaries. It goes on to suggest, however, that this problem is nothing new and to indicate that this book will explore how nations have attempted to cope with such problems in the past two centuries or so. Second, the chapter examines how previous scholars have attempted to bring together environmental and international/diplomatic history. Third, this chapter provides brief summaries of all the essays in the book.

Keywords:   environmental history, diplomacy, international relations, globalization, climate change

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