Table of contents for Historians and nature : comparative approaches to environmental history / edited by Ursula Lehmkuhl and Hermann Wellenreuther.

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Contents
List of Illustrations	ix
Notes on Contributors	x
Introduction
Ursula Lehmkuhl	1
Public Address
Money versus Public Affairs: Reflections on a Better Balance between 
Public and Private Goods
Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker	6
Part IThe Historicization of Nature
1	Historicizing Nature: Time and Space in German and American 
	Environmental History
	Ursula Lehmkuhl	17
2	Ecologics/Ecosophy: The Event of the City
	Hanjo Berressem	45
	Comments
	Mark Häberlein	68
	Christof Mauch	72
Part IINature as Actor: Environmental Catastrophes and Epidemics
3	Native Americans, History, and the Environment
	Christian F. Feest	79
4	Nature in Conflict: Disputes Surrounding the Dike in Seventeenth-century 
	Northern Frisia as a Window into an Early Modern Coastal Society
	Marie Luisa Allemeyer	92
	Comment
	Klaus-Georg Wey	110
Part IIIThe Interaction of People and Nature
5	Mercurial Nature: The California Gold Country and the Coalfields of the 
	Ruhr Basin, 1850¿1900
	Andrew C. Isenberg	125
6	Perceptions of Space and Nature in Nineteenth-century America
	Claudia Schnurmann	146
	Comments
	Marc Cioc	185
	Nils Freytag	190
Part IVThe Ecology of Urban Places
7	The Natural Space of Modernity: A Transatlantic Perspective on 
	(Urban) Environmental History
	Dorothee Brantz	195
8	City and Nature and Nature in the City
	Bernd Herrmann	226
	Comments
	Andrew Hurley	257
	James T. Lemon	264
Part VEnvironmental Diplomacy
9	The Potential and the Reality of Safeguarding the Environment by 
	American Diplomacy
	Kurk Dorsey	277
10	Greenpeace and the Development of International Environmental 
	Activism in the 1970s
	Frank Zelko	296
	Comment
	Kristine Kern	319
Select Bibliography
Ursula Lehmkuhl	325
Index	343

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Human ecology -- History -- Case studies.