History and the Anthropocene

Alison Bashford asks whether indigenous history has inclined Australian historians towards deep time and large scales.

Climate and Ecology in the Twentieth Century

Ecology offered a new language and scientific system within which people and place were conceptually integrated, but not always with the politics we might expect.


Oceans and History

Alison Bashford and David Armitage lead a team of historians in a fresh assessment of the Pacific Ocean and its history.

  • David Armitage and Alison Bashford (eds), Pacific Histories: Ocean, Land, People (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2014).

Alison Bashford, David Armitage and Sujit Sivasundaram are founding editors of the new series Cambridge Oceanic Histories (Cambridge University Press).