Veronika Kratz (PhD student, Carleton University, Ottawa) and I seek one or two more papers, and someone to chair (and possibly comment) on a panel at ASEH in Ottawa, Canada (March 25-29, 2020). The panel explores environmental repair and reclamation, possibly focusing on agricultural landscapes.
"What, exactly, are we doing as we ingest and reproduce Anthropocenic thinking?" Alexis Rider (Ph.D. Candidate, UPenn) considers the shortfalls and potential of thinking in terms of the anthropocene in this lucid essay at the Journal of the History of Ideas Blog.
Derek O'Leary, Co-editor, JHI Blog
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ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY / STUDIES
American Society for Environmental History -- Annual Conference 2020
March 25-29, 2020, Ottawa, Ontario
Call for Paper and Panel Proposals -- Deadline for Submissions EXTENDED: July 26, 2019
Venus Bivar. Organic Resistance: The Struggle over Industrial Farming in Postwar France. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 240 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-4118-8.
Reviewed by Ruth Sandwell (University of Toronto) Published on H-Environment (June, 2019) Commissioned by Dolly Jørgensen (University of Stavanger)
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
Recent Roundtable Reviews
Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Karen Routledge's Do You See Ice?: Inuit Americans at Home and Away. Please enjoy and distribute widely.
Roundtable Review, Vol. 9, No. 6 (2019)
Title: Do You See Ice?: Inuit Americans at Home and Away
Author: Karen Routledge
Roundtable Review, Vol. 9, No. 5 (2019)
Title: Science and Environment in Chile: The Politics of Expert Advice in a Neoliberal Democracy
Author: Javiera Barandiarán
Commentators: Andra B. Chastain, Frederico Freitas, Javier Puente, Emily Wakild.
Editor: Keith Makoto Woodhouse