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The Rachel Carson Center is committed to supporting the publication of state-of-the-art research in environmental humanities that bridges national and disciplinary divides. The center produces RCC Perspectives: Transformations in Environment and Society, an online venue for the diverse perspectives on environmental research coming out of RCC-related scholarly activities, as well as the editorial and review process for both an English-language and a German-language book series. The center also supports its fellows and staff in the publication of their work with other presses.  

RCC Perspectives

2012_Perspectives LogoRCC Perspectives: Transformations in Environment and Society is an open-access publication that exists to record and reflect the activities of the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society. The journal provides a forum for examining the interrelationship between environmental and social changes and is designed to inspire new perspectives on humanity and the wider world. RCC Perspectives aims to bridge the gap between scholarly and non-scholarly audiences and encourage international dialogue. To download PDF and e-book versions of the journal, please visit the dedicated website here.

  • The Environment in History: International Perspectives


    The Environment in History: International Perspectives is an English-language series of monographs and anthologies showcasing state-of-the-art research in environmental history around the world. The series is published with Berghahn Books (New York and Oxford). more

  • Umwelt und Gesellschaft


    Umwelt und Gesellschaft is positioned to become the prime German-language outlet for high-quality monographs and edited volumes of environmental research within the humanities, with a special emphasis on environmental history. It is interdisciplinary and open in thematic and methodological respects. The series is edited by Christof Mauch, Helmuth Trischler, and Frank Uekoetter. more

  • Global Environment


    The half-yearly, peer-reviewed journal Global Environment acts as a forum and echo chamber for ongoing studies on the environment and world history, with special focus on modern and contemporary topics. It is published by the White Horse Press. more

  • Supported Publications


    Carson Fellows and RCC staff have also produced numerous additional works developed during their stay at the center. more