William Thomas Okie Published in Environmental History Journal

 Fredrika Bremer
Fredrika Bremer

Beauty and Habitation: Fredrika Bremer and the Aesthetic Imperative of Environmental History

KENNESAW, GA. (Mar 21, 2019) — Bremer is principally known as an advocate for women's suffrage and property rights in Sweden. Okie's article, however, explains that she was also an important environmental figure. He argues that Bremer "deserves renewed attention from environmental historians because of her embodied approach to environmental aesthetics," a practice he deems "aesthetic habitation." Read the article in Environmental History 24, issue 2 (2019): 258-81.