New Books in Environmental Studies (https://newbooksnetwork.com/category/environmental-studies/) is currently seeking hosts interested in conducting interviews with authors of new books on the environment and environmental history. Hosting the channel is a good way to bring the work of environmental scholars to the attention of large audiences.
On April 26-27, Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas, will be hosting the Southern Forum on Agricultural, Rural, and Environmental History (SFARE).
The STS division at Chalmers Technical University is offering two PHD Positions for two projects in environmental history/humanities focusing on energy. One is on oil history and petroculture in Sweden, and the other on masculinity and masculine culture in Swedish energy politics. More information and appllication can be found here:
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. 8, No. 1 (2018)
Author: Mark Stoll
Title: Inherit the Holy Mountain: Religion and the Rise of American Environmentalism
Commentators: Lisa H. Sideris, Constance M. Furey, Joseph Kip Kosek, Mark Fiege
Editor: Christopher F. Jones