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Recent Discussions

REMINDER: CFP: "New Perspectives in Environmental History," New Haven, CT, April 22, 2017

REMINDER: CALL FOR PAPERS

“NEW PERSPECTIVES IN ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY”

Saturday, April 22, 2017

 

A Northeast Regional Conference

http://environmentalhistory.yale.edu

Luce Hall, Yale University

New Haven, Connecticut

 

** Paper Abstract Submission Deadline: December 14, 2016 **

 

CALL FOR PAPERS: Living in a Toxic World (1800-2000) 11th ICHC- Trondheim, Norway, 29 August-2nd September 2017

11th International Conference on the History of Chemistry
Trondheim, Norway, 29 August-2nd September 2017
 
CALL FOR PAPERS
 
 11th ICHC
 
Living in a Toxic World (1800-2000)

Session organized by Ximo Guillem (Ximo.Guillem@uv.es) and José Ramón Bertomeu-Sánchez (bertomeu@uv.es)
 

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
O. Alan Weltzien
Reviewer: 
Rachel S. Gross

Gross on Weltzien, 'Exceptional Mountains: A Cultural History of the Pacific Northwest Volcanoes'


O. Alan Weltzien. Exceptional Mountains: A Cultural History of the Pacific Northwest Volcanoes. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2016. xiv + 246 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-6547-9.

Reviewed by Rachel S. Gross (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Published on H-Environment (November, 2016)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

Author: 
J. Samuel Walker, ed.
Reviewer: 
Caroline Peyton

Peyton on Walker, 'Nuclear Energy and the Legacy of Harry S. Truman'


J. Samuel Walker, ed. Nuclear Energy and the Legacy of Harry S. Truman. Truman Legacy Series. Kirksville: Truman State University Press, 2016. 240 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61248-159-3.

Reviewed by Caroline Peyton (Cameron University)
Published on H-Environment (November, 2016)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

Author: 
Jonathan Reinarz
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Kitson

Kitson on Reinarz, 'Past Scents: Historical Perspectives on Smell'


Jonathan Reinarz. Past Scents: Historical Perspectives on Smell. Studies in Sensory History. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2014. xi + 279 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03494-7; $27.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07979-5.

Reviewed by Jennifer Kitson (Rowan University)
Published on H-Environment (November, 2016)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

Author: 
Adam Tompkins
Reviewer: 
Paco Martin del Campo

Martin del Campo on Tompkins, 'Ghostworkers and Greens: The Cooperative Campaigns of Farmworkers and Environmentalists for Pesticide Reform'


Adam Tompkins. Ghostworkers and Greens: The Cooperative Campaigns of Farmworkers and Environmentalists for Pesticide Reform. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2016. Illustrations. 248 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5017-0448-2; $88.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5668-8.

Reviewed by Paco Martin del Campo (University of California, Berkeley)
Published on H-Environment (November, 2016)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

Author: 
John N. Low
Reviewer: 
Kyle Mays

Mays on Low, 'Imprints: The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and the City of Chicago'


John N. Low. Imprints: The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and the City of Chicago. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2016. 328 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61186-188-4.

Reviewed by Kyle Mays (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Published on H-Environment (October, 2016)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

Recent Roundtable Reviews

Sutter, 'Let Us Now Praise Famous Gullies,' Roudtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 7 (2016)

Roudtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 7 (2016)

Author: Paul Sutter

TitleLet Us Now Praise Famous Gullies: Providence Canyon and the Soils of the South

Commentators: Jay Turner, Conevery Bolton Valencius, Claire Campbell, Steven Stoll

Editor: Christopher F. Jones

 

Dunaway, 'Seeing Green,' Roundtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 6 (2016)

Roundtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 6 (2016)

Author: Finis Dunaway

Title: Seeing Green: The Use and Abuse of American Environmental Images

Commentators: Keith Woodhouse, Lori Vermaas, Finn Arne Jørgensen, Marguerite S. Shaffer

Editor: Christopher F. Jones

Manganiello, 'Southern Water, Southern Power,' Roundtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 5 (2016)

Roundtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 5 (2016)

Author: Christopher J. Manganiello

Title: Southern Water, Southern Power: How the Politics of Cheap Energy and Water Scarcity Shaped a Region

Commentators: Randal Hall, Matthew Evenden, Eve Vogel, Casey Cater

Editor: Christopher F. Jones

 

Tyrrell, 'Crisis of the Wasteful Nation,' Roundtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 4 (2016)

Roundtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 4 (2016)

Author: Ian Tyrrell

Title: Crisis of the Wasteful Nation: Empire and Conservation in Theodore Roosevelt's America

Commentators: Joseph E. Taylor III, Sarah Phillips, Scott Moranda, Harriet Ritvo

Editor: Christopher F. Jones

 

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