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Aguirre, Carlos, and Charles F. Walker. The Lima reader: history, culture, politics. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017.

Brand, Stewart. Chapter 2 “City Planet” in Whole earth discipline: An Ecopragmatist Manifesto. New York: Viking, 2009.

Braun, Bruce, and Castree, Noel. Remaking Reality : Nature at the Millenium. London ; New York: Routledge, 1998.

Cato, Marcus Porcius, Harrison, Fairfax, and Varro, Marcus Terentius. Roman Farm Management; the Treatises of Cato and Varro. New York: Macmillan Company, 1913.

Cohen, Leah Hager. Glass, Paper, Beans : Revelations on the Nature and Value of Ordinary Things. 1st ed. New York: Doubleday/Currency, 1997.

Davis, Mike. Chapter 6 “Slum Ecology” in Planet of Slums. London; New York: Verso, 2006.

Gaard, Greta. “Toward a Queer Ecofeminism.” Hypatia 12, no. 1 (1997): 114-37.

Gandy, Matthew. Concrete and Clay : Reworking Nature in New York City. Urban and Industrial Environments. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2002.

Gandy, Matthew. The Fabric of Space : Water, Modernity, and the Urban Imagination. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2014.

García, María Elena. “The Taste of Conquest: Colonialism, Cosmopolitics, and the Dark Side of Peru’s Gastronomic Boom.” Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology 18, no. 3 (2013): 505-24.

Gifford, William, Warrington, John, and Persius. Juvenal’s Satires, with the Satires of Persius. Everyman’s Library ; 997. Classical. London, New York: Dent; Dutton, 1954.

Graham, Stephen, and Nigel Thrift. “Out of Order.” Theory, Culture & Society 24, no. 3 (2007): 1-25.; Sellers, Chris.  “Piping as poison: the Flint water crisis and America’s toxic infrastructure,” The Conversation, Jan. 26, 2016

Harmon, A. M., Kilburn, K, and Macleod, M. D. Lucian. Loeb Classical Library ; 14, Etc. Cambridge, Mass. : London: Harvard University Press

Heynen, N., Kaika, Maria, & Swyngedouw, E. In the nature of cities:  Urban political ecology and the politics of urban metabolism Questioning Cities Series. London; New York: Routledge, 2006.

Hou, Jeffrey. Now Urbanism : The Future City Is Here. London ; New York: Routledge, 2015.

Kangwa, J., & Nadar, S. (2014). Demythologizing for Ecological Justice: An African Eco-Feminist Reading of Genesis 1-3. Journal for the Study of Religion, 27(2), 270-296

Kanouse, Sarah. “Critical Day Trips: Tourism and Land-Based Practice,” pp. 43-56 in Critical Landscapes: Art, Space, Politics, ed. Emily Eliza Scott and Kirsten Swenson (Univ. California Press), 2015.

Kennedy, Randy. “An Artist Who Calls the Sanitation Department Home,” New York Times, September 21, 2016.

Klingle, Matthew W. Emerald City : An Environmental History of Seattle. Lamar Series in Western History. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007.

Kruckeberg, Arthur R. The Natural History of Puget Sound Country. Weyerhaeuser Environmental Book.  Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1991.

LeMenager, Stephanie., Shewry, Teresa, and Hiltner, Ken. Environmental Criticism for the Twenty-First Century. Hoboken: Taylor & Francis, 2011.

LeMenager, Stephanie. Living Oil : Petroleum Culture in the American Century. Oxford Studies in American Literary History. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Lokman, Kees. “Cyborg Landscapes: Choreographing Resilient Interactions between Infrastructure, Ecology, and Society.” Journal of Landscape Architecture 12, no. 1 (2017): 60-73.

Marsh, George Perkins. “Man and Nature; or, Physical Geography as Modified by Human Action” in The Ecological Design and Planning Reader. Edited by Ndubisi, Forster.  Washington, DC: Island Press, 2014.

Melosi, Martin V. The Sanitary City : Urban Infrastructure in America from Colonial times to the Present. Creating the North American Landscape.

Morton, Timothy. Dark Ecology : For a Logic of Future Coexistence. Wellek Library Lecture Series at the University of California, Irvine. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016.

Nash, L. (2015).  “Un siècle toxique. Les origines de la ‘santé environnementale’ [Toxic Century:  The Origins of ‘Environmental Health’],” in Histoire de Sciences et des Savoirs, v. 3, ed. Dominique Pestre and Christophe Bonneuil, Paris: Le Seuil/Palgrave, 144-65.

Nash, Roderick, and Miller, Char. “Toward a Philosophy of Nature” in Wilderness and the American Mind. Fifth ed. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014.

Olson, T. (2016) “The Science Behind the Flint Water Crisis: Corrosion of Pipes, Erosion of Trust,” Truthout, Feb. 4, 2016.

Pearson, Caspar. Humanism and the Urban World : Leon Battista Alberti and the Renaissance City. University Park, Pa.: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2011.


Price, Jenny. “Thirteen Ways of Seeing Nature in Los Angeles” Parts 1 and 2, in the Believer; 2005.

Price, J. “Remaking American Environmentalism: On the Banks of the L.A. River.” Environmental History, 13(3), 536–555. 2008.

Prieto, Eric. “Place, Subjectivity, and the Humanist Tradition” in Literature, Geography, and the Postmodern Poetics of Place. First Edition: January 2013. ed. 17-36. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.

Reese, Tom, Wagner, Eric J., and Rasmussen, James. Once & Future River : Reclaiming the Duwamish.. Seattle: University of Washington Press, a Ruth Kirk Book, 2016.

Royte, Elizabeth. Garbage Land : On the Secret Trail of Trash. 1st ed. New York: Little, Brown, 2005.

Thoreau, Henry David. “Higher Laws” in The Ecological Design and Planning Reader. Edited by Ndubisi, Forster. Washington, DC: Island Press, 2014.

Thrush, Coll-Peter, Coll. Thrush, and Cronon, William. Native Seattle : Histories from the Crossing-over Place. Second Edition.; Updated ed. Weyerhaeuser Environmental Book. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2017

Virgil., Fallon, Peter, Fantham, Elaine, and Virgil Staff Content Provider. Georgics. Oxford World’s Classics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Weismantel, Mary J. Cholas and Pishtacos : Stories of Race and Sex in the Andes. Women in Culture and Society. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001.