Americans love cows. The United States possesses an entire economic sector geared for rearing, feeding, slaughtering, shipping, and eating the big-eyed ruminants.
The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
22 November 2021 to 29 November 2021. 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 email@example.com, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.
The Agricultural History Society is accepting nominations for awards through December 31, 2021. To nominate a book, article, or dissertation with a 2021 publication date, please follow the directions below.
The ERC project NUCLEARWATERS, based at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, has since 2018 been exploring the connections between nuclear energy and water in historical perspective. The goal is to rewrite the global history of nuclear energy by putting water at the centre of the analysis.
TRANSPOSITIONES. Journal for Transdisciplinary and Intermedial Culture Studies
Thematic focus of the 2nd issue:
Intraconnectedness and World-making:
Technologies, Bodies, Matters
Peter W. Stahl, Fernando J. Astudillo, Ross W. Jamieson, Diego Quiroga, Florencio Delgado. Historical Ecology and Archaeology in the Galápagos Islands: A Legacy of Human Occupation. Society and Ecology in Island and Coastal Archaeology Series. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2020. 240 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-6627-1.
Rebecca Prince-Ruiz, Joanna Atherfold Finn. Plastic Free: The Inspiring Story of a Global Environmental Movement and Why It Matters. New York: Columbia University Press, 2020. 272 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-19862-2; $27.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-231-55272-1.
Amy D. Propen. Visualizing Posthuman Conservation in the Age of the Anthropocene. New Directions in Rhetoric and Materiality Series. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2018. Illustrations. xv + 192 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8142-1377-3; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8142-5492-9.
James Tackach. Lincoln and the Natural Environment. Concise Lincoln Library Series. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2018. Illustrations. 160 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8093-3698-2.
Recent Roundtable Reviews
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
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
Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Andy Horowitz's Katrina: A History, 1915-2015. Please enjoy and distribute widely.
Title: Katrina: A History, 1915-2015
Author: Andy Horowitz
Commenters: Robin McDowell, Craig Colten, Lynnell Thomas, Leslie M. Harris
Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Thomas M. Lekan's Our Gigantic Zoo: A German Quest to Save the Serengeti. Please enjoy and distribute widely.
Title: Our Gigantic Zoo: A German Quest to Save the Serengeti
Author: Thomas M. Lekan
Commentators: Chris Conte, Corinna Treitel, Jeff Schauer, Julie Weiskopf
Editor: Kara Murphy Schlichting
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