David Lowenthal

Of the millions of enslaved Africans in the Americas, only those in Hispaniola and Guiana mounted rebellions that brought freedom. Elsewhere,...

David Lowenthal argues that in recent years there has been a retreat from engagement with many aspects of the past. He suggests that, in turn, this points to an unwillingness to contend with the future.

David Lowenthal explores natural history enthusiasms among Victorian Britons and Americans, and finds an explanation for their differing approaches to conservation.

David Lowenthal introduces our new series on History and the Environment with an overview of the subject and of human interaction with the world we inhabit.

David Lowenthal considers how self-image affects nations' history-writing and identities.

David Lowenthal looks at how landscape has shaped and reflects the English view of themselves.

Essays on the symbolic representation, design and use of past environments

David Lowenthal explores Australian history