Geografie 1994, 99, 261-269

Environmental History in the United States and Geography

Leoš Jeleček

Katedra sociální geografie a regionálního rozvoje, Přírodovědecká fakulta UK, Na Slupi 14, 128 00 Praha 2, Czechia

This article examines the emergence, development, methodology and some results of environmental history as a new historical discipline in the U.S.A. Broader historical, social and ecological connections of this field development and practice are considered. Special attention is focused on some mutual methodological impacts and contributions among environmental history, geography, historical geography and ecology.