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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Martin V. Melosi
Reviewer: 
Lily B. Pollans

Pollans on Melosi, 'Fresh Kills: A History of Consuming and Discarding in New York City'

Martin V. Melosi. Fresh Kills: A History of Consuming and Discarding in New York City. New York: Columbia University Press, 2020. 800 pp. $40.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-18949-1.

Reviewed by Lily B. Pollans (Hunter College, City University of New York) Published on H-Environment (January, 2023) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Josiah Rector
Reviewer: 
Carmen Bolt

Bolt on Rector, 'Toxic Debt: An Environmental Justice History of Detroit'

Josiah Rector. Toxic Debt: An Environmental Justice History of Detroit. Justice, Power, and Politics. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2022. 332 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-6575-7; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-6576-4

Author: 
Michael Welsh
Reviewer: 
Eytan Pol

Pol on Welsh, 'Big Bend National Park: Mexico, the United States, and a Borderland Ecosystem'

Michael Welsh. Big Bend National Park: Mexico, the United States, and a Borderland Ecosystem. America's National Parks Series. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2021. Illustrations. 288 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-948908-82-5.

Reviewed by Eytan Pol (Texas Tech University) Published on H-Environment (January, 2023) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Recent Roundtable Reviews

Strang, "Frontiers of Science: Imperialism and Natural Knowledge in the Gulf South Borderlands, 1500-1850," H-Environment Roundtable vol. 12 no. 5 (2022)

Dear Colleagues,

Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtables featuring Cameron B. Strang's Frontiers of Science: Imperialism and Natural Knowledge in the Gulf South Borderlands, 1500-1850. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Title: Frontiers of Science: Imperialism and Natural Knowledge in the Gulf South Borderlands, 1500-1850

Author: Cameron B. Strang

Contributors: Elaine LaFay, Eleanora Rohland, Dan Rood, and Christopher D.E. Willoughby

Checker, "The Sustainability Myth: Environmental Gentrification and the Politics of Justice," H-Environment Roundtable vol. 12 no. 4 (2022)

Dear Colleagues:

Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtables, featuring Melissa Checker's The Sustainability Myth: Environmental Gentrification and the Politics of Justice. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Title: The Sustainability Myth: Environmental Gentrification and the Politics of Justice

Author: Melissa Checker

Contributors: Hannah Knox, Steven H. Corey, Steven T. Moga

Editor: Kara Murphy Schlichting

Young, "Camping Grounds: Public Nature in American Life from the Civil War to the Occupy Movement," H-Environment Roundtable vol. 12, no. 3 (2022)

Dear Colleagues:

Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Phoebe S.K. Young's Camping Grounds: Public Nature in American Life from the Civil War to the Occupy Movement. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Title: Camping Grounds: Public Nature in American Life from the Civil War to the Occupy Movement

Author: Phoebe S.K. Young

Contributors: William P. Philpott, Marsha Weisiger, Robert Hoberman, Rachel S. Gross

Editor: Kara Murphy Schlichting

Price, "Stop Saving the Planet! An Environmentalist Manifesto," H-Environment Roundtable vol. 12, no. 2 (2022)

Dear Colleagues:

Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Jenny Price's Stop Saving the Planet! An Environmentalist Manifesto. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Title: Stop Saving the Planet! An Environmentalist Manifesto

Author: Jenny Price

Contributors: Sarah Dimick, Pollyanna Rhee, Nicole Welk-Joerger, Rob Gioielli

Editor: Kara Murphy Schlichting