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CFP - IJMES Special Issue: The Environment in the Middle East and North Africa

Hello Everyone,

Please see our CFP for a special issue of the International Journal of Middle East Studies below. Apologies for cross-posting.

Thanks, Tess

Tessa Farmer
Assistant Professor
Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures and Global Studies
University of Virginia
trf6k@virginia.edu
434-924-8460

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
James K. Conant, Peter J. Balint
Reviewer: 
David B. Robertson

Robertson on Conant and Balint, 'The Life Cycles of the Council on Environmental Quality and the Environmental Protection Agency: 1970-2035'


James K. Conant, Peter J. Balint. The Life Cycles of the Council on Environmental Quality and the Environmental Protection Agency: 1970-2035. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 216 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-020371-9.

Reviewed by David B. Robertson (University of Missouri-Saint Louis)
Published on H-Environment (August, 2016)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

Author: 
Dan Flores
Reviewer: 
Karen D'Onofrio

D'Onofrio on Flores, 'American Serengeti: The Last Big Animals of the Great Plains'


Dan Flores. American Serengeti: The Last Big Animals of the Great Plains. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2016. 222 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2227-6.

Reviewed by Karen D'Onofrio (University of Colorado Boulder)
Published on H-Environment (August, 2016)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

Author: 
Mario Jimenez Sifuentez
Reviewer: 
Michael Karp

Karp on Sifuentez, 'Of Forests and Fields: Mexican Labor in the Pacific Northwest'


Mario Jimenez Sifuentez. Of Forests and Fields: Mexican Labor in the Pacific Northwest. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2016. 264 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-7689-3.

Reviewed by Michael Karp (Bard High School Early College)
Published on H-Environment (August, 2016)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

Author: 
Richard Follett, Sven Beckert, Peter Coclanis, Barbara Hahn
Reviewer: 
Jonathan E. Robins

Robins on Follett and Beckert and Coclanis and Hahn, 'Plantation Kingdom: The American South and Its Global Commodities'


Richard Follett, Sven Beckert, Peter Coclanis, Barbara Hahn. Plantation Kingdom: The American South and Its Global Commodities. The Marcus Cunliffe Lecture Series. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016. 176 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4214-1940-4; $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-1939-8.

Author: 
Christopher W. Wells
Reviewer: 
Janet Ore

Ore on Wells, 'Car Country: An Environmental History'


Christopher W. Wells. Car Country: An Environmental History. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2014. xxxiv + 427 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-99429-1.

Reviewed by Janet Ore (Colorado State University)
Published on H-Environment (July, 2016)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

Recent Roundtable Reviews

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

 

McNeur, 'Taming Manhattan,' Roundtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 3 (2016)

Roundtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 3 (2016)

Author: Catherine McNeur

Title: Taming Manhattan: Environmental Battles in the Antebellum City

Commentators: Clifton Hood, Melanie Kiechle, Matthew Gandy, Carl Zimring

Editor: Christopher F. Jones

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