The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 4 February 2019 to 11 February 2019. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Environment.
CFP – Flows: Second Annual Environmental History Workshop, 13 September 2019
On February 22 Thomas Wickman will be the speaker in MIT's Seminar on Environmental and Agricultural History. His topic will be "Black Fertile Earth: A Political Ecology of Suckiaug/Hartford." The seminar meets at 2:30 in Building E51 Rm 095.
Jean Monnet Sustainable Development Goals Network Seminar Series
The Envirotech Special Interest Group is pleased to announce the Joy Parr Travel Grant for the upcoming meeting of the American Society for Environmental History in Columbus, Ohio, on April 10-14, 2019. Applications are due by Friday, March 1, 2019.
Brian James Leech. The City That Ate Itself: Butte, Montana and Its Expanding Berkeley Pit. Mining and Society Series. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2018. 376 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-943859-42-9.
Reviewed by Arn M. Keeling (Memorial University of Newfoundland) Published on H-Environment (October, 2018) Commissioned by Dolly Jørgensen (University of Stavanger)
Kristin Reynolds, Nevin Cohen. Beyond the Kale: Urban Agriculture and Social Justice Activism in New York City. Geographies of Justice and Social Transformation Series. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2016. 216 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-4950-3; $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-4949-7.
Reviewed by Robert Gioielli (University of Cincinnati) Published on H-Environment (April, 2018) Commissioned by David T. Benac (Western Michigan University)
Cheri Register. The Big Marsh: The Story of a Lost Landscape. St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2016. Illustrations. 288 pp. $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87351-995-3.
Reviewed by Molly Rozum (University of South Dakota) Published on H-Environment (April, 2018) Commissioned by David T. Benac (Western Michigan University)
Miranda Johnson. The Land Is Our History: Indigeneity, Law, and the Settler State. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. Illustrations. 248 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-060006-8; $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-060002-0.
Reviewed by John Sandlos (Memorial University of Newfoundland) Published on H-Environment (February, 2018) Commissioned by David T. Benac
Jeff Karnicky. Scarlet Experiment: Birds and Humans in America. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2016. 246 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-9498-1.
Reviewed by Amy Coale (Florida State University) Published on H-Environment (January, 2018) Commissioned by David T. Benac
Recent Roundtable Reviews
Roundtable Review, Vol. 9, No. 1 (2019)
Title: Unfreezing the Arctic: Science, Colonialism, and the Transformation of Inuit Lands
Author: Andrew Stuhl
Commentators: Tina Adcock, Sverker Sörlin, Stephen Bocking, Andy Bruno
Editor: Christopher F. Jones
Roundtable Review, Vol. 8, No. 6 (2018)
Title: The Frigid Golden Age: Climate Change, the Little Ice Age, and the Dutch Republic, 1560-1720
Author: Dagomar Degroot
Commentators: Nicholas J. Cunigan, James Bergman, Katrin Kleemann, Thomas Wickman
Editor: Melanie A. Kiechle