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Recent Discussions

2017-18 Mellon PostDoc "Grounding the Ecocritical" at Washington University in St. Louis

We are pleased to announce the following postdoctoral fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis. Please circulate widely. We will continue to review applications at least through March 15. Thank you.

Nancy Reynolds

2017-18 Andrew W. Mellon Visiting Post-Doctoral Fellowship

CFP: The Environment and European Public Sphere: Perception, Actors, Policies

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Environment and European Public Sphere: Perception, Actors, Policies

Conference organized by the "Writing a New History of Europe" EHNE laboratoire d'excellence, the French-German network "Saisir l'Europe", and the German Historical Institute Paris.

October 18-20, 2017, German Historical Institute, Paris

Deadline: March 31, 2017

 

Call for Papers: Workshop for the History of Environment, Agriculture, Technology & Science (WHEATS)

WHEATS 2017:

Workshop for the History of Environment, Agriculture, Technology & Science

https://wheats2017.wordpress.com/

October 13-15, 2017

University at Albany, History Department Albany,NY                                                                                                                                                                                              

CFP Deadline Extended to 3 March 2017: International Conference on Labour, Working Animals, and Environment in the Indian Ocean World

International Conference on Labour, Working Animals,
and Environment in the Indian Ocean World

Indian Ocean World Centre (IOWC) McGill University
Montreal, Canada
4 and 5 May 2017

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Richard L. Revesz, Jack Lienke
Reviewer: 
Allen J. Dieterich-Ward

Dieterich-Ward on Revesz and Lienke, 'Struggling for Air: Power Plants and the "War on Coal"'


Richard L. Revesz, Jack Lienke. Struggling for Air: Power Plants and the "War on Coal". New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 232 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-023311-2.

Reviewed by Allen J. Dieterich-Ward (Shippensburg University)
Published on H-Environment (February, 2017)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

Author: 
Michael D. Wise
Reviewer: 
Stephanie Rutherford

Rutherford on Wise, 'Producing Predators: Wolves, Work, and Conquest in the Northern Rockies'


Michael D. Wise. Producing Predators: Wolves, Work, and Conquest in the Northern Rockies. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2016. 210 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-4981-3.

Reviewed by Stephanie Rutherford (Trent University)
Published on H-Environment (February, 2017)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

Author: 
Frank Van Nuys
Reviewer: 
Tim Lehman

Lehman on Van Nuys, 'Varmints and Victims: Predator Control in the American West'


Frank Van Nuys. Varmints and Victims: Predator Control in the American West. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2015. xiv + 338 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2131-6.

Reviewed by Tim Lehman (Rocky Mountain College)
Published on H-Environment (February, 2017)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

Author: 
Dale L. Hutchinson
Reviewer: 
Erica Charters

Charters on Hutchinson, 'Disease and Discrimination: Poverty and Pestilence in Colonial Atlantic America'


Dale L. Hutchinson. Disease and Discrimination: Poverty and Pestilence in Colonial Atlantic America. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2016. 304 pp. $84.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-6269-3.

Reviewed by Erica Charters (University of Oxford)
Published on H-Environment (January, 2017)
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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