Steven Stoll

Steven Stoll
Michael Marsland

Steven Stoll studies the ways that people think about resources, capital, and how the economy of exchange functions within the larger economy of Earth. He is an environmental historian, but his work is related to geography, social ecology, and the political theory of the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. Most of Stoll's writing concerns agrarian society in the United States. He is the author of four books, including U.S. Environmentalism Since 1945 and The Great Delusion: A Mad Inventor, Death in the Tropics, and the Utopian Origins of Economic Growth. Stoll is a regular contributor to Harper's Magazine and teaches history at Fordham University.


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The Great Delusion

Steven Stoll
Hill and Wang

Endless economic growth rests on a belief in the limitless abundance of the natural world. But when did people begin to believe that societies should—even that...


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U.S. Environmentalism since 1945
Bedford Cultural Editions Series
Steven Stoll
Palgrave Macmillan

By the end of World War II, Americans’ relationship with nature had changed dramatically. New consumption patterns drove an industrial economy that damaged the...


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Larding the Lean Earth

Steven Stoll
Hill and Wang

A Major History of Early Americans’ Ideas about Conservation Fifty years after the Revolution, American farmers faced a crisis: the failing soils of...


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