Catalan Historical Review (Jul 2019)

The environmental history of the Catalan-speaking lands

  • Maria Antònia Martí Escayol

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 12
pp. 43 – 55


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Environmental history is a discipline with its own paradigms and methodology that is concerned with studying the coevolutionary relations between the environment and the social system. This article offers a historiographic sketch of the environmental history of the Catalan area. Based on a review of the scholarly literature, this article identifies the main themes, avenues of research and analytical keys and evaluates the way that the complexity of socioenvironmental conflicts has been explored.