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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Michael North, Pamela E. Selwyn
Reviewer: 
Penelope K. Hardy

Hardy on North and Selwyn, 'A World History of the Seas: From Harbour to Horizon'

Michael North, Pamela E. Selwyn. A World History of the Seas: From Harbour to Horizon. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2022. xiv + 308 pp. $91.96 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-14544-3; $30.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-350-14543-6

Author: 
Vaclav Smil
Reviewer: 
Lee Vinsel

Vinsel on Smil, 'Growth: From Microorganisms to Megacities'

Vaclav Smil. Growth: From Microorganisms to Megacities. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2019. Illustrations. xxv + 634 pp. $27.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-262-53968-5

Reviewed by Lee Vinsel (Virginia Tech) Published on H-Environment (August, 2022) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Shana Lee Hirsch
Reviewer: 
Joshua McGuffie

McGuffie on Hirsch, 'Anticipating Future Environments: Climate Change, Adaptive Restoration, and the Columbia River Basin'

Shana Lee Hirsch. Anticipating Future Environments: Climate Change, Adaptive Restoration, and the Columbia River Basin. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2020. 232 pp. $30.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-295-74748-4; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-74729-3; $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-74749-1.

Reviewed by Joshua McGuffie (University of California, Los Angeles) Published on H-Environment (August, 2022) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Yajun Mo
Reviewer: 
Micah S. Muscolino

Muscolino on Mo, 'Touring China: A History of Travel Culture, 1912–1949'

Yajun Mo. Touring China: A History of Travel Culture, 1912–1949. Histories and Cultures of Tourism Series. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2021. 318 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-6062-4; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5017-6104-1

Recent Roundtable Reviews

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

Higuchi, "Political Fallout: Nuclear Weapons Testing and the Making of a Global Environmental Crisis" H-Environment Roundtable vol. 11, no. 5 (2021)

 

Dear Colleagues:

Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Toshihiro Higuchi's Political Fallout: Nuclear Weapons Testing and the Making of a Global Environmental Crisis. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Title: Political Fallout: Nuclear Weapons Testing and the Making of a Global Environmental Crisis

Author: Toshihiro Higuchi

Commenters: Sumiko Hatakeyama, Stephen Macekura, Rachel Emma Rothschild, Perrin Selcer

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