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Environmental Cultural Studies Through Time: The Luso-Hispanic World

Ed. Kata Beilin, Kathleen Connolly, Micah McKay

Contents

Introduction

Environmental Cultural Studies as a Transdisciplinary Field: Latin American and Iberian Studies
Kata Beilin and Daniel Ares López 

Energy

Chapter 1

Energy Humanities and Spanish Urban Cultural Studies: A Call for a Radical Convergence 
Luis I. Prádanos

Trash

Chapter 2

Trash and the Coming Community: Portrayals of Trash and Trash Workers in Argentina and Brazil
Micah McKay

Landscape

Chapter 3

Local Landscapes, Global Conversations: The Case of Three Environmental Documentary Films from the Hispanic World 
Oscar Pérez

Territory

Chapter 4

Attending to the Pulses of the Territory: Local Officers, National Parks and Indigenous Territories in Colombia
Paula Ungar and Julia Premauer

Soil

Chapter 5

The Transformation of Brazilian Cerrados: Soil, Science and National Culture 
Claiton Marcio da Silva

Crops

Chapter 6

The Skin of Soy 
Eduardo Molinari

Chapter 7

The World According to Amaranth: Interspecies Memory in Tehuacán Valley  
Kata Beilin

Water 

Chapter 8

Toxic Bodies: Water, and Women in Yucatan AgricultureAngel Polanco and Kata Beilin

Dams 

Chapter 9

The Corpses of Itoiz: Mapping the Hydro-Necro Assemblage in Cavando el agua by Iñigo Aranbarri  
Timothy Frye

Governance

Chapter 10

Ecology without Sovereignty: Iberian Bio-Perversity in the Work of Manuel Rivas  
John H. Trevathan and William Viestenz

Urbanization

Chapter 11

Lyrical Landscapes of Environmental and Ecological Thought: On Urban and “Rural” Connections  
Sarli Mercado

Animals

Chapter 12

Comedy and Environmental Cultural Studies: An Image of a Spanish Rhinoceros and Sancho with his Donkey  
John Beusterien

Crisis

Chapter 13

Environmental Apocalypse and the Spanish Crisis Novel  
Bécquer Seguín

Activism

Chapter 14

Artemio Precioso Ugarte: An Avuncular Environmental Activist in Spain (1917-2007)
Michael Ugarte

Chapter 15

The Repeating Island of Indigenous Death: On Berta Cáceres  
Christopher Kelly

Afterword

Afterword
Lesley Wylie

Contributors