Volume 11 Issue 2 2018 of the journal Global Environment: A Journal of Transdisciplinary History has been published.

Special Issue: Crash Testing Property. How Disasters Reshape and Reveal Property Institutions (Europe and Asia, Nineteenth to Twenty-first Centuries)
edited by Marc Elie and Fabien Locher


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cover and index






Private Property and the Defiance of Natural Limits. Coastal Flooding in the United States' Largest City
Ted Steinberg


Disasters: A Crash Test for Property
Marc Elie and Fabien Locher

Special Issue Research Articles

Discipline and Drain: Settling the Moving Bengal Delta
Debjani Bhattacharyya

Property Rights that 'Work' in the Face of Disaster: Per Share Joint Ownership of Arable in Early Modern and Modern Japan
Philip C. Brown

Ontologies of Property: Land Titling after the Indian Ocean Tsunami Disaster
Daniel Fitzpatrick

Reforming Mineral Ownership and Ensuring Surface Owners' Rights: The Gosselies Disaster
Kevin Troch

Mitigating Disaster: The Aral Sea and (Post-)Soviet Property
William Wheeler

How a Neighbourhood Asserted Its Right to Survive, 1945-1997
Julia Burtin Zortea

Other Research Articles

Environmental History and the Concept of Agency: Improving Understanding of Local Conditions and Adaptations to Climate Change in Seven Coastal Communities
Gregory Kennedy, Mélanie Raimonet, Matthew Berman, Ndickou Gaye, Jean-Michel Huctin, Thomson Kaleekal, Jean-Paul Vanderlinden

The Memory of the 1980 Earthquake and Its Aftermath in Irpinia (Southern Italy): Two Case-Studies
Gabriele Ivo Moscaritolo


Vaz, C.J. De Melo and L.M. Costa Pinto (eds), Environmental History in the Making
Jane Carruthers

Françoise Jarrige and Thomas Le Roux, La contamination du monde. Une histoire des pollutions à l'âge industriel
Claudio de Majo


Assessing Future Challenges for Environmental History in Italy and Beyond
Christof Mauch interviewed by Claudio de Majo