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This guide provides an overview of resources for the study of the environmental humanities at the Yale University Library. Ranging from digital collections to books housed in Sterling Memorial Library, to special collections that are held in the department of Manuscripts and Archives and at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, to much more, the materials supporting research in the environmental humanities at Yale are extensive and rich.
Includes many encyclopedias, handbooks, and other reference works. Look for relevant titles under headings such as Geography, History, and Political Science. Individual books include A Companion to the City,A Companion to Environmental Geography, and A Companion to American Environmental History.
This is a large library of reference works, including such titles as the Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy, the Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability, and several other works that contain articles that are relevant to humanistic approaches to the environment.
A large set of current, annotated bibliographies arranged into modules including Ecology, Environmental Science, Geography, International Law, and Literary & Critical Theory. Each module offers numerous articles containing the annotations. Click the [+] after each entry to learn whether and where the item can be found in the Yale University Library.
The major index for literary studies, updated several times throughout the year. Subjects covered are:
Modern literatures; Literary theory and criticism; Linguistics; Teaching of language; Film, television and theater; Rhetoric and composition; History of the book; Folklore.
Each Cambridge Companion offers a series of thematic essays with bibliographies. Includes The Cambridge Companion to Literature and the Environment and several companions on the literature of cities, such as The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of London, The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of Los Angeles, etc.
Environmental Humanities @ Yale
Click here for a weekly calendar of events at Yale that relate to the environmental humanities.