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Call for Submissions to Archipelago: Perspectives on Life in the Salish Sea

Archipelago: Perspectives on Life in the Salish Sea is a new digital publication based out of Bellingham, Washington seeking submissions for our inaugural season of articles to be published in the spring of 2017. We seek submissions of brief (1,000 word) articles as well as photography, short video, audio, creative work, interactive features, and other digital formats.

Call for Papers: Commanding the Environment or Green Dictatorships? Nature-Culture – Nature-Society Relationships in Authoritarian Regimes International Seminar at the Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki, 27-28 April 2017

[Additional contact information has been added to this Call for Papers that was posted yesterday. GD.]

The Jean Monnet Team of the Aleksanteri Institute (the Finnish Centre of Russian and East European Studies) at the University of Helsinki will hold an international seminar 27-28 April 2017.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Michael R. Grauer
Reviewer: 
Adrienne Baxter Bell

Baxter Bell on Grauer, 'Rounded Up in Glory: Frank Reaugh, Texas Renaissance Man'


Michael R. Grauer. Rounded Up in Glory: Frank Reaugh, Texas Renaissance Man. Denton: University of North Texas Press, 2016. xxiii + 403 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57441-633-6.

Reviewed by Adrienne Baxter Bell (Marymount Manhattan College)
Published on H-Environment (January, 2017)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

Author: 
Katy Layton-Jones
Reviewer: 
Jules P. Gehrke

Gehrke on Layton-Jones, 'Beyond the Metropolis: The Changing Image of Urban Britain, 1780-1880'


Katy Layton-Jones. Beyond the Metropolis: The Changing Image of Urban Britain, 1780-1880. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016. 256 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-9969-4.

Reviewed by Jules P. Gehrke (Saginaw Valley State University)
Published on H-Environment (December, 2016)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

Author: 
Edward MacDonald, Irené Novaczek, Joshua MacFadyen, eds.
Reviewer: 
Henry V. Nelles

Nelles on MacDonald and Novaczek and MacFadyen, 'Time and a Place: An Environmental History of Prince Edward Island'


Edward MacDonald, Irené Novaczek, Joshua MacFadyen, eds. Time and a Place: An Environmental History of Prince Edward Island. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2016. 460 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-4693-6.

Reviewed by Henry V. Nelles (McMaster University)
Published on H-Environment (December, 2016)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

Author: 
Arn Keeling, John Sandlos, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Peyton

Peyton on Keeling and Sandlos, 'Mining and Communities in Northern Canada: History, Politics, and Memory'


Arn Keeling, John Sandlos, eds. Mining and Communities in Northern Canada: History, Politics, and Memory. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2015. 456 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55238-804-4.

Reviewed by Jonathan Peyton (University of Manitoba)
Published on H-Environment (December, 2016)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

Recent Roundtable Reviews

Matteson, 'Forests in Revolutionary France,' Roundtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 8 (2016)

Roundtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 8 (2016)

Author: Kieko Matteson

Title: Forests in Revolutionary France: Conservation, Community, and Conflict, 1669-1848

Commentators: Caroline Ford, Catherine T. Dunlop, Richard Keyser

Editor: Christopher F. Jones

Sutter, 'Let Us Now Praise Famous Gullies,' Roudtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 7 (2016)

Roudtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 7 (2016)

Author: Paul Sutter

TitleLet Us Now Praise Famous Gullies: Providence Canyon and the Soils of the South

Commentators: Jay Turner, Conevery Bolton Valencius, Claire Campbell, Steven Stoll

Editor: Christopher F. Jones

 

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

 

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