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ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY / STUDIES

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 16 November - 23 November

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Thomas C. Rust
Reviewer: 
Brian Wright

Wright on Rust, 'Watching over Yellowstone: The US Army's Experience in America's First National Park, 1886–1918'

Thomas C. Rust. Watching over Yellowstone: The US Army's Experience in America's First National Park, 1886–1918. Modern War Studies Series. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2020. Illustrations. 280 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7006-2961-9; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2940-4. 

Author: 
Andrew A. Robichaud
Reviewer: 
Laura Martin

Martin on Robichaud, 'Animal City: The Domestication of America'

Andrew A. Robichaud. Animal City: The Domestication of America. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2019. 352 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-91936-5

Reviewed by Laura Martin (Williams College) Published on H-Environment (November, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Emily Pawley
Reviewer: 
Joshua Specht

Specht on Pawley, 'The Nature of the Future: Agriculture, Science, and Capitalism in the Antebellum North'

Emily Pawley. The Nature of the Future: Agriculture, Science, and Capitalism in the Antebellum North. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2020. 312 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-69383-5.

Reviewed by Joshua Specht (University of Notre Dame) Published on H-Environment (November, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Thomas W. Pearson
Reviewer: 
Justin Fisher

Fisher on Pearson, 'When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community'

Thomas W. Pearson. When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2017. 256 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8166-9992-6.

Reviewed by Justin Fisher (University of Saskatchewan) Published on H-Environment (November, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Tanya O'Sullivan
Reviewer: 
Stefanie Shackleton

Shackleton on O'Sullivan, 'Geographies of City Science: Urban Life and Origin Debates in Late Victorian Dublin'

Tanya O'Sullivan. Geographies of City Science: Urban Life and Origin Debates in Late Victorian Dublin. Science and Culture in the Nineteenth Century Series. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2019. 242 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-4575-8.

Reviewed by Stefanie Shackleton (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Environment (November, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Recent Roundtable Reviews

Wickman, "Snowshoe Country: An Environmental and Cultural History of Winter in the Early American Northeast," Roundtable vol. 10 no. 10 (2020)

Dear Colleagues,

Announcing a new edition of the H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Thomas Wickman's Snowshoe Country: An Environmental and Cultural History of Winter in the Early American Northeast.

Roundtable Review vol. 10 no. 10 (2020)

Title: Snowshoe Country: An Environmental and Cultural History of Winter in the Early American Northeast

Author: Thomas Wickman

Commenters: Jon T. Coleman, Rachel B. Herrmann, Andrew Lipman, Molly A. Warsh

Milder, "Greening Democracy: The Anti-Nuclear Movement and Political Environmentalism in West Germany and Beyond, 1963-1983" Roundtable vol. 10 no. 9 (2020)

Dear Colleagues:

Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Stephen Milder's Greening Democracy: The Anti-Nuclear Movement and Political Environmentalism in West Germany and Beyond, 1963-1983. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Roundtable Review, vol. 10 no. 9 (2020)

Title: Greening Democracy: The Anti-Nuclear Movement and Political Environmentalism in West Germany and Beyond, 1963-1983

Author: Stephen Milder

Parsons, "A Not-So-New World: Empire and Environment in French Colonial North America," Roundtable vol. 10 no. 8 (2020)

Dear Colleagues:

Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Christopher M. Parsons's A Not-So-New World: Empire and Environment in French Colonial North America. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Roundtable Review, vol. 10 no. 8 (2020)

Title: A Not-So-New World: Empire and Environment in French Colonial North America

Author: Christopher M. Parsons

Contributors: Claire Campbell, Cindy Ermus, Jacob F. Lee, Strother E. Roberts

Thomson, "The Wild and the Toxic: American Environmentalism and the Politics of Health," Roundtable vol. 10 no. 6 (2020)

 

Dear Colleagues:

Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Jennifer Thomson's The Wild and the Toxic: American Environmentalism and the Politics of Health. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Roundtable Review, vol. 10 no. 6 (2020)

Title: The Wild and the Toxic: American Environmentalism and the Politics of Health

Author: Jennifer Thomson

Commenters: Josiah Rector, David Stradling, Conevery Bolton Valencius, Natasha Zaretsky