Environmental History in Hungary

TitleEnvironmental History in Hungary
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
AuthorsRácz, L.
Pages409 - 410
ISBN Number09673407

The article examines the state of environmental history in Hungary, on the eve of the first World Congress for Environmental History in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 2009. The author discusses the success of the European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) in developing the field of environmental history in Hungary, including its shortcomings and opportunities. An overview of the stabilization of an institutional background that forms the basis for environmental history research in Hungary, including the the "History of Nature" book series at the Historical Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and the lack of financing research is discussed.

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