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H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 19 July - 26 July

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
19 July 2021 to 26 July 2021.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Environment.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at
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CFP: Applied Historical Methods for the Environment

Dear Colleague,

We hope that you can join us for the 2021-2022 monthly virtual workshop—Applied Historical Methods for the Environment.  Sponsored by the Consortium for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, the group will meet monthly to broadly explore the use of primary historical sources in studies of environmental economics, policy, law, and science.  

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 12 July - 19 July

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
12 July 2021 to 19 July 2021.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Environment.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide,
write to jobguide@mail.h-net.org, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY / STUDIES

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Ryan M. Katz-Rosene, Sarah J. Martin, eds.
Reviewer: 
Hannah Cutting-Jones

Cutting-Jones on Katz-Rosene and Martin, 'Green Meat? Sustaining Eaters, Animals, and the Planet'

Ryan M. Katz-Rosene, Sarah J. Martin, eds. Green Meat? Sustaining Eaters, Animals, and the Planet. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2020. Illustrations. 272 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-228-00133-1.

Reviewed by Hannah Cutting-Jones (University of Oregon) Published on H-Environment (July, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Keridwen N. Luis
Reviewer: 
Kathleen Cairns

Cairns on Luis, 'Herlands: Exploring the Women's Land Movement in the United States'

Keridwen N. Luis. Herlands: Exploring the Women's Land Movement in the United States. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2018. Illustrations. 320 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8166-9825-7; $112.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8166-9823-3.

Reviewed by Kathleen Cairns (California Polytechnic State University) Published on H-Environment (July, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Benjamin Kingsbury
Reviewer: 
Jo Guldi

Guldi on Kingsbury, 'An Imperial Disaster: The Bengal Cyclone of 1876'

Benjamin Kingsbury. An Imperial Disaster: The Bengal Cyclone of 1876. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. 256 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-087609-8

Reviewed by Jo Guldi (Southern Methodist University) Published on H-Environment (July, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Julie C. Keller
Reviewer: 
Lori Flores

Flores on Keller, 'Milking in the Shadows: Migrants and Mobility in America’s Dairyland'

Julie C. Keller. Milking in the Shadows: Migrants and Mobility in America’s Dairyland. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2019. 196 pp. $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-9641-9

Reviewed by Lori Flores (Stony Brook University) Published on H-Environment (July, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Kimberly A. Jarvis
Reviewer: 
Clarence Jefferson Hall, Jr.

Hall, Jr. on Jarvis, 'From the Mountains to the Sea: Protecting Nature in Postwar New Hampshire'

Kimberly A. Jarvis. From the Mountains to the Sea: Protecting Nature in Postwar New Hampshire. Environmental History of the Northeast. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2020. 200 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62534-501-1

Recent Roundtable Reviews

Greer, "Red Coats and Wild Birds: How Military Ornithologists and Migrant Birds Shaped Empire," H-Environment Roundtable vol. 11 no. 4 (2021)

Dear Colleagues:

Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Kirsten A. Greer's Red Coats and Wild Birds: How Military Ornithologists and Migrant Birds Shaped Empire. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Title: Red Coats and Wild Birds: How Military Ornithologists and Migrant Birds Shaped Empire

Author: Kirsten A. Greer

Commentators: Robert M. Wilson, Vinita Damodaran, Maria Lane, Philip Howell, Ruth A. Morgan

Editor: Kara Murphy Schlichting

Horowitz, "Katrina: A History, 1915-2015" Roundtable vol. 11, no. 3 (2021)

 

Dear Colleagues:

Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Andy Horowitz's Katrina: A History, 1915-2015. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Title: Katrina: A History, 1915-2015

Author: Andy Horowitz

Commenters: Robin McDowell, Craig Colten, Lynnell Thomas, Leslie M. Harris

 

Lekan, "Our Gigantic Zoo: A German Quest to Save the Serengeti" H-Environment Roundtable vol. 11 no. 2 (2021)

Dear Colleagues:

Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Thomas M. Lekan's Our Gigantic Zoo: A German Quest to Save the Serengeti. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Title: Our Gigantic Zoo: A German Quest to Save the Serengeti

Author: Thomas M. Lekan

Commentators: Chris Conte, Corinna Treitel, Jeff Schauer, Julie Weiskopf

Editor: Kara Murphy Schlichting

Robichaud, "Animal City: The Domestication of America," Roundtable vol. 11, no. 1 (2022)

Dear Colleagues-

I am pleased to announce a new editon of H-Environment Roundtables featuring Andrew A. Robichaud's Animal City: The Domestication of America. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Roundtable Review vol. 11 no. 1 (2022)

TitleAnimal City: The Domestication of America

Author: Andrew A. Robichaud

Commentators: Dawn Biehler, Frederick L. Brown, Joshua Specht, and Joanna Dean

Editor: Kara Murphy Schlichting