A reminder: The application deadline for New England Regional Fellowship Consortium (NERFC) funding for 2015-2016 is February 1, 2015. The NERFC, a collaboration of twenty-one major cultural agencies, will offer at least fifteen awards in 2015-2016. Each grant will provide a stipend of $5,000 for eight or more weeks of research at participating institutions.
Dear H-Environment subscibers,
New Paths in the Environmental History of North America and the Ohio Valley
October 8-10, 2015
David Stradling (University of Cincinnati)
Mark Hersey (Mississippi State University)
Call for papers, International conference
“Disaster, Environment and Property: historical approaches, 19th-20th centuries”
Paris, 2-3 December 2015
Organisers: Marc Elie, Fabien Locher
Supported by ANR project GOVENPRO
Southern Forum on Agricultural, Rural, and Environmental History 2015
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
Paul David Blanc. Fake Silk: The Lethal History of Viscose Rayon. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. 328 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-20466-7.
Reviewed by Amy Hay (University of Texas Rio Grande Valley) Published on H-Environment (January, 2018) Commissioned by David T. Benac