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Help with teaching materials - racialization & environmental justice

Hello all,

I teach an online environmental history course, 2nd year and mostly non-majors, that I need to freshen up. This fall I will revise a unit on the connections between racialization and environmental justice (or lack thereof). Do you have any recommendations of readings and/or videos that you've had especially good success with that gets at those issues, perhaps with a concise case study?

Also, if there an online archive of primary sources that would be good for students to use to do their own research on the topic?

Any help is much appreciated!

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Guntra A. Aistara
Reviewer: 
Venus Bivar

Bivar on Aistara, 'Organic Sovereignties: Struggles over Farming in an Age of Free Trade'

Guntra A. Aistara. Organic Sovereignties: Struggles over Farming in an Age of Free Trade. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2018. xvi + 263 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-74311-0

Reviewed by Venus Bivar (Washington University St Louis) Published on H-Environment (July, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (University of Idaho)

Author: 
Edwin A. Martini, ed.
Reviewer: 
Tony Nuspl

Nuspl on Martini, 'Proving Grounds: Militarized Landscapes, Weapons Testing, and the Environmental Impact of U.S. Bases'

Edwin A. Martini, ed. Proving Grounds: Militarized Landscapes, Weapons Testing, and the Environmental Impact of U.S. Bases. Donald R. Ellegood International Publications Series. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2015. 320 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-99465-9.

Reviewed by Tony Nuspl (Rogers State University, Tulsa Peace Fellowship) Published on H-Environment (July, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (University of Idaho)

Author: 
Jared S. Buss
Reviewer: 
Ingrid Ockert

Ockert on Buss, 'Willy Ley: Prophet of the Space Age'

Jared S. Buss. Willy Ley: Prophet of the Space Age. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2017. Illustrations. xiii + 321 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-5443-8.

Reviewed by Ingrid Ockert (Science History Institute) Published on H-Environment (July, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (University of Idaho)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=54728

Author: 
Hartmut Berghoff, Barbara Korte, Ralf Schneider, Christopher Harvie, eds.
Reviewer: 
Kathleen Sheppard

Sheppard on Berghoff and Korte and Schneider and Harvie, 'The Making of Modern Tourism: The Cultural History of the British Experience, 1600 -2000'

Hartmut Berghoff, Barbara Korte, Ralf Schneider, Christopher Harvie, eds. The Making of Modern Tourism: The Cultural History of the British Experience, 1600 -2000. Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002. 310 pp. $149.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-333-97114-7

Author: 
Nick Estes, Jaskiran Dhillon, eds.
Reviewer: 
Nevcihan Ozbilge

Ozbilge on Estes and Dhillon, 'Standing with Standing Rock: Voices from the #NoDAPL Movement'

Nick Estes, Jaskiran Dhillon, eds. Standing with Standing Rock: Voices from the #NoDAPL Movement. Indigenous Americas Series. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2019. Illustrations. ix + 420 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5179-0535-4; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5179-0536-1

Recent Roundtable Reviews

Cavert, 'The Smoke of London: Energy and Environment in the Early Modern City' Roundtable Vol. 9, No. 9 (2019)

Dear Colleagues,

Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring William Cavert's The Smoke of London: Energy and Environment in the Early Modern City. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Roundtable Review, Vol. 9, No. 9 (2019)

Title: The Smoke of London: Energy and Environment in the Early Modern City

Author: William M. Cavert

Commentators: Paul Warde, Leona Skelton, Peter Thorsheim

Willoughby, 'Yellow Fever Race and Ecology in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans' Roundtable Vol. 9, No. 8 (2019)

Dear Colleagues,

Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Urmi Engineer Willoughby's Yellow Fever, Race and Ecology in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Roundtable Review, Vol. 9, No. 8 (2019) 

TitleYellow Fever, Race and Ecology in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans

Author: Urmi Engineer Willoughby

Commentators: Liz Skilton, Sheila Wille, Patrick Manning, Ranna A. Hogarth

Editor: Kara Murphy Schlichting

Zeide, Canned Roundtable Review, Vol. 9 No. 7 (2019)

Dear Colleagues,

Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Anna Zeide's Canned: The Rise and Fall of Consumer Confidence in the American Food Industry. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Roundtable Review, Vol. 9, No. 7 (2019) 

TitleCanned: The Rise and Fall of Consumer Confidence in the American Food Industry.

Author: Anna Zeide

Commentators: Anastasia Day, Danille Christensen, Bart Elmore

Editor: Melanie Kiechle

H-Environment Roundtable Reviews

Dear Colleagues,

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. 

https://networks.h-net.org/routledge-do-you-see-ice-roundtable-review-vol-9-no-6-2019

Roundtable Review, Vol. 9, No. 6 (2019) 

TitleDo You See Ice?: Inuit Americans at Home and Away

Author: Karen Routledge