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H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Environment: 7 November - 28 November

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 7 November 2022 to 28 November 2022.  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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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Ricardo A. Herrera
Reviewer: 
Todd W. Braisted

Braisted on Herrera, 'Feeding Washington's Army: Surviving the Valley Forge Winter of 1778'

Ricardo A. Herrera. Feeding Washington's Army: Surviving the Valley Forge Winter of 1778. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2022. 272 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-6731-7

Author: 
Jill Desimini
Reviewer: 
Steven High

High on Desimini, 'Cyclical City: Five Stories of Urban Transformation'

Jill Desimini. Cyclical City: Five Stories of Urban Transformation. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2021. 294 pp. $42.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-4632-0

Reviewed by Steven High (Concordia University) Published on H-Environment (December, 2022) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Jarmila Ptáčková
Reviewer: 
Jared Phillips

Phillips on Ptáčková, 'Exile from the Grasslands: Tibetan Herders and Chinese Development Projects'

Jarmila Ptáčková. Exile from the Grasslands: Tibetan Herders and Chinese Development Projects. Studies on Ethnic Groups in China. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2020. 188 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-74819-1

Author: 
Cheryl Cowdy
Reviewer: 
Magdalena Miłosz

Miłosz on Cowdy, 'Canadian Suburban: Reimagining Space and Place in Postwar English Canadian Fiction'

Cheryl Cowdy. Canadian Suburban: Reimagining Space and Place in Postwar English Canadian Fiction. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2022. Illustrations. 200 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-228-01064-7.

Reviewed by Magdalena Miłosz (Parks Canada) Published on H-Environment (November, 2022) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Dale Barbour
Reviewer: 
Anne Barjolin-Smith

Barjolin-Smith on Barbour, 'Undressed Toronto: From the Swimming Hole to Sunnyside, How a City Learned to Love the Beach, 1850–1935'

Dale Barbour. Undressed Toronto: From the Swimming Hole to Sunnyside, How a City Learned to Love the Beach, 1850–1935. Winnipeg, Manitoba: University of Manitoba Press, 2021. 328 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-88755-953-2; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-88755-947-1

Recent Roundtable Reviews

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

O'Gorman, "Wetlands in a Dry Land: More-Than-Human Histories of Australia’s Murray-Darling Basin," H-Environment Roundtable vol. 12, no. 1 (2022)

Dear Colleagues: 

Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Emily O'Gorman's Wetlands in a Dry Land: More-Than-Human Histories of Australia's Murray-Darling Basin. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Title: Wetlands in a Dry Land: More-Than-Human Histories of Australia's Murray-Darling Basin

Author: Emily O'Gorman

Contributors: Nancy Langston, Sarah Hamilton, Ben Wilkie, Diogo de Carvalho Cabral

Editor: Kara Murphy Schlichting