Thursday, April 22, 2010

Business History and the Environment

In honor of Earth Day, some links to work by business historians on environmental history:

Christine Meisner Rosen and Christopher Sellers, Introduction to Business History Review special issue on business and the environment (Winter 1999);

Christine Meisner Rosen, "Doing Business in the Age of Global Climate Change," Enterprise & Society special issue (June 2007) (subscription required to view full text);

Nature Incorporated: Business Historians and Environmental Change (German Historical Institute).

See also:
Harriet Ritvo, The Dawn of Green: Manchester, Thirlmire, and Modern Environmentalism (University of Chicago Press, 2009);
Richard Judd, The Untilled Garden: Natural History and the Spirit of Conservation in America, 1740-1840 (Cambridge University Press, 2009).