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Recent Discussions

Invitation: 'On Race, Species and Becoming Human, an Evening with Zakiyyah Iman Jackson' @ Kaaitheater (online) 25 March, 8-9.30PM CET

Dear all,

 

You are hereby warmly invited to attend an online conversation with Zakiyyah Iman Jackson on her book Becoming Human: Matter and Meaning in an Antiblack World, to be held on March 25 from 8-9.30PM CET.

 

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Jia-Chen Fu
Reviewer: 
Spencer Stewart

Stewart on Fu, 'The Other Milk: Reinventing Soy in Republican China'

Jia-Chen Fu. The Other Milk: Reinventing Soy in Republican China. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2018. xi + 276 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-74403-2; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-74404-9. 

Reviewed by Spencer Stewart (University of Chicago) Published on H-Environment (March, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Richard C. Sha
Reviewer: 
Kaitlin Mondello

Mondello on Sha, 'Imagination and Science in Romanticism'

Richard C. Sha. Imagination and Science in Romanticism. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018. 344 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-2578-8

Reviewed by Kaitlin Mondello (Millersville University) Published on H-Environment (March, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Monica M. White
Reviewer: 
Evan Bennett

Bennett on White, 'Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement.'

Monica M. White. Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 208 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-6389-0; $14.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4696-4370-0.

Reviewed by Evan Bennett (Florida Atlantic University) Published on H-Environment (February, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Charles-François Mathis, Émilie-Anne Pépy
Reviewer: 
Danielle Alesi

Alesi on Mathis and Pépy, 'Greening the City: Nature in French Towns from the 17th Century'

Charles-François Mathis, Émilie-Anne Pépy. Greening the City: Nature in French Towns from the 17th Century. Cambridgeshire: White Horse Press, 2020. 340 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-912186-13-6

Reviewed by Danielle Alesi (University of Nebraska-Lincoln) Published on H-Environment (February, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Paul Readman
Reviewer: 
Emma Moesswilde

Moesswilde on Readman, 'Storied Ground: Landscape and the Shaping of English National Identity'

Paul Readman. Storied Ground: Landscape and the Shaping of English National Identity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. Illustrations. 348 pp. $32.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-42473-8.

Reviewed by Emma Moesswilde (Georgetown University) Published on H-Environment (February, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Recent Roundtable Reviews

Robichaud, "Animal City: The Domestication of America," Roundtable vol. 11, no. 1 (2022)

Dear Colleagues-

I am pleased to announce a new editon of H-Environment Roundtables featuring Andrew A. Robichaud's Animal City: The Domestication of America. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Roundtable Review vol. 11 no. 1 (2022)

TitleAnimal City: The Domestication of America

Author: Andrew A. Robichaud

Commentators: Dawn Biehler, Frederick L. Brown, Joshua Specht, and Joanna Dean

Editor: Kara Murphy Schlichting

Selcer, "The Postwar Origins of the Global Environment: How the United Nations Built Spaceship Earth" Roundtable vol. 10 no. 11 (2020)

 

Dear Colleagues:

Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Perrin Selcer's The Postwar Origins of the Global Environment: How the United Nations Built Spaceship Earth. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Title: The Postwar Origins of the Global Environment: How the United Nations Built Spaceship Earth 

Author: Perrin Selcer

Commenters: Megan Black, Sabine Höhler, Thomas Robertson, Libby Robin 

Wickman, "Snowshoe Country: An Environmental and Cultural History of Winter in the Early American Northeast," Roundtable vol. 10 no. 10 (2020)

Dear Colleagues,

Announcing a new edition of the H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Thomas Wickman's Snowshoe Country: An Environmental and Cultural History of Winter in the Early American Northeast.

Roundtable Review vol. 10 no. 10 (2020)

Title: Snowshoe Country: An Environmental and Cultural History of Winter in the Early American Northeast

Author: Thomas Wickman

Commenters: Jon T. Coleman, Rachel B. Herrmann, Andrew Lipman, Molly A. Warsh

Milder, "Greening Democracy: The Anti-Nuclear Movement and Political Environmentalism in West Germany and Beyond, 1963-1983" Roundtable vol. 10 no. 9 (2020)

Dear Colleagues:

Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Stephen Milder's Greening Democracy: The Anti-Nuclear Movement and Political Environmentalism in West Germany and Beyond, 1963-1983. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Roundtable Review, vol. 10 no. 9 (2020)

Title: Greening Democracy: The Anti-Nuclear Movement and Political Environmentalism in West Germany and Beyond, 1963-1983

Author: Stephen Milder