Books written by David McDermott Hughes


Energy Without Conscience

March 10, 2017 | 208 pages
Professor:  Prof. Amanda Joy
Course Codes:  ANTH 2001
Semester:  Winter-2018
David McDermott Hughes investigates why climate change is not yet a moral issue by examining the history of energy use in Trinidad and Tobago. Drawing parallels between Trinidad's history of slavery and its oil industry, Hughes shows how treating oil as "ordinary" prevents us from making the moral... More Info

Whiteness in Zimbabwe

Palgrave MacMillan | April 15, 2010 | 204 pages
Here is a look at how our relationship to the land is shaped by historical migration, conquest, and long-term residence. European settler societies have a long history of establishing a sense of belonging and entitlement outside Europe, but Zimbabwe has proven to be the exception to the rule.... More Info