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Full Tuition Scholarships - International MA Program “Usable Pasts”: Applied and Interdisciplinary History Higher School of Economics, St Petersburg, Russia

International MA program “Usable Pasts”: Applied and Interdisciplinary History
Higher School of Economics, St Petersburg, Russia
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How to apply: https://spb.hse.ru/en/ma/apphist/apply_international

HSE St Petersburg, Department of History, invites international applicants to its two-year, English-language MA program “Usable Pasts”: Applied and Interdisciplinary History.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Venus Bivar
Reviewer: 
Ruth Sandwell

Sandwell on Bivar, 'Organic Resistance: The Struggle over Industrial Farming in Postwar France'

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)

Author: 
Brian James Leech
Reviewer: 
Arn M. Keeling

Keeling on Leech, 'The City That Ate Itself: Butte, Montana and Its Expanding Berkeley Pit'

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)

Author: 
Kristin Reynolds, Nevin Cohen
Reviewer: 
Robert Gioielli

Gioielli on Reynolds and Cohen, 'Beyond the Kale: Urban Agriculture and Social Justice Activism in New York City'

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)

Author: 
Cheri Register
Reviewer: 
Molly Rozum

Rozum on Register, 'The Big Marsh: The Story of a Lost Landscape'

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)

Author: 
Miranda Johnson
Reviewer: 
John Sandlos

Sandlos on Johnson, 'The Land Is Our History: Indigeneity, Law, and the Settler State'

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

Etienne Benson, 'Wired Wilderness: Technologies of Tracking and the Making of Modern Wildlife,' Roundtable Review, Vol. 3, No. 1 (2013)

Roundtable Review, Vol. 3, No. 1 (2013)

Author: Etienne Benson

Title: Wired Wilderness: Technologies of Tracking and the Making of Modern Wildlife

Commentators: Sara Dant, Michael Lewis, Robert M. Wilson

Editor: Jacob Darwin Hamblin

Thomas R. Dunlap, 'In the Field, Among the Feathered: A History of Birders and their Guides,' Roundtable Review, Vol. 2, No. 7 (2012)

Roundtable Review, Vol. 2, No. 7 (2012)

Author: Thomas R. Dunlap

Title: In the Field, Among the Feathered: A History of Birders and their Guides

Commentators: Kristin Johnson, Paul J. Baicich, Akihisa Setoguchi, Jeremy Vetter

Editor: Jacob Darwin Hamblin

Stefania Barca, 'Enclosing Water: Nature and Political Economy in a Mediterranean Valley, 1796-1916,' Roundtable Review, Vol. 2, No. 6 (2012)

Roundtable Review, Vol. 2, No. 6 (2012)

Author: Stefania Barca

Title: Enclosing Water: Nature and Political Economy in a Mediterranean Valley, 1796-1916

Commentators: Stéphane Castonguay, Charles François Mathis, Marcus Hall

Editor: Jacob Darwin Hamblin

David Biggs, 'Quagmire: Nation-Building and Nature in the Mekong Delta,' Roundtable Review, Vol. 2, No. 5 (2012)

Roundtable Review, Vol. 2, No. 5 (2012)

Author: David Biggs

Title: Quagmire: Nation-Building and Nature in the Mekong Delta

Commentators: Greg Bankoff, David Zierler, Holly High, John Kleinen

Editor: Jacob Darwin Hamblin

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