An Environmental History of the Middle Ages: The Crucible of Nature by John Aberth
English | October 21st, 2012 | ISBN: 0415779464, 0415779456 | 345 pages | PDF | 5.26 MB
The Middle Ages was a critical and formative time for Western approaches to our natural surroundings.?An Environmental History of the Middle Ages is a unique and unprecedented cultural survey of attitudes towards the environment during this period. Humankind’s relationship with the environment shifted gradually over time from a predominantly adversarial approach to something more overtly collaborative, until a series of ecological crises in the late Middle Ages.