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Last Call: “Living with Climate Change” hosted by the American Philosophical Society's Library & Museum (repost from H-Announce)

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
September 29, 2022 to September 30, 2022

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Environment: 19 - 26 September

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 19 September 2022 to 26 September 2022. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Environment. See the H-Net Job Guide website at https://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information. To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.org, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.



ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY / STUDIES

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
John D. Leshy
Reviewer: 
Carrie Meyer

Meyer on Leshy, 'Our Common Ground: A History of America's Public Lands'

John D. Leshy. Our Common Ground: A History of America's Public Lands. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2022. 736 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-23578-4

Reviewed by Carrie Meyer (University of Nebraska) Published on H-Environment (September, 2022) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
John C. Hudson
Reviewer: 
Christine Woodside

Woodside on Hudson, 'Across This Land: A Regional Geography of the United States and Canada'

John C. Hudson. Across This Land: A Regional Geography of the United States and Canada. Creating the North American Landscape, second edition. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 2020. 520 pp. $72.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4214-3758-3.

Reviewed by Christine Woodside (University of Connecticut) Published on H-Environment (September, 2022) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Margaret Bullock, ed.
Reviewer: 
Michaela Rife

Rife on Bullock, 'New Deal Art in the Northwest: The WPA and Beyond'

Margaret Bullock, ed. New Deal Art in the Northwest: The WPA and Beyond. Tacoma: Tacoma Art Museum, 2020. Illustrations. 239 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-924335-48-8

Reviewed by Michaela Rife (University of Michigan) Published on H-Environment (September, 2022) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Christine Keiner
Reviewer: 
Philipp Lehmann

Lehmann on Keiner, 'Deep Cut: Science, Power, and the Unbuilt Interoceanic Canal'

Christine Keiner. Deep Cut: Science, Power, and the Unbuilt Interoceanic Canal. Since 1970: Histories of Contemporary America Series. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2020. Illustrations. 288 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-3895-8; $114.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-3894-1.

Reviewed by Philipp Lehmann (University of California, Riverside) Published on H-Environment (September, 2022) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Robert O. Binnewies
Reviewer: 
Savannah Donnelly

Donnelly on Binnewies, 'Palisades: The People's Park'

Robert O. Binnewies. Palisades: The People's Park. New York: Empire State Editions, 2021. 424 pp. $43.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-9369-8.

Reviewed by Savannah Donnelly (Montana State University) Published on H-Environment (September, 2022) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=57880

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