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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Rosetta S. Elkin
Reviewer: 
Tanya Matthan

Matthan on Elkin, 'Plant Life: The Entangled Politics of Afforestation'

Rosetta S. Elkin. Plant Life: The Entangled Politics of Afforestation. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2022. Illustrations, tables. xxiv + 250 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5179-1261-1; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5179-1262-8

Author: 
Kai Bosworth
Reviewer: 
Leah Van Dyk

Van Dyk on Bosworth, 'Pipeline Populism: Grassroots Environmentalism in the Twenty-First Century'

Kai Bosworth. Pipeline Populism: Grassroots Environmentalism in the Twenty-First Century. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2022. xv + 269 pp. $27.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4529-6754-7.

Reviewed by Leah Van Dyk (University of Calgary) Published on H-Environment (February, 2023) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Myra J. Hird
Reviewer: 
Alex Souchen

Souchen on Hird, 'Canada's Waste Flows'

Myra J. Hird. Canada's Waste Flows. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2021. Illustrations, tables. 336 pp. $40.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-228-00528-5.

Reviewed by Alex Souchen (University of Guelph) Published on H-Environment (February, 2023) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=58010

Author: 
Kathleen P. Hunt, Gregg B. Walker, Stephen P. Depoe, eds.
Reviewer: 
Dylan Harris

Harris on Hunt and Walker and Depoe, 'Breaking Boundaries: Innovative Practices in Environmental Communication and Public Participation'

Kathleen P. Hunt, Gregg B. Walker, Stephen P. Depoe, eds. Breaking Boundaries: Innovative Practices in Environmental Communication and Public Participation. SUNY Series in Environmental Governance: Local-Regional-Global Interactions. Albany: SUNY Press, 2019. Illustrations. 320 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-7705-3

Recent Roundtable Reviews

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

Parsons, "A Not-So-New World: Empire and Environment in French Colonial North America," Roundtable vol. 10 no. 8 (2020)

Dear Colleagues:

Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Christopher M. Parsons's A Not-So-New World: Empire and Environment in French Colonial North America. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Roundtable Review, vol. 10 no. 8 (2020)

Title: A Not-So-New World: Empire and Environment in French Colonial North America

Author: Christopher M. Parsons

Contributors: Claire Campbell, Cindy Ermus, Jacob F. Lee, Strother E. Roberts

Thomson, "The Wild and the Toxic: American Environmentalism and the Politics of Health," Roundtable vol. 10 no. 6 (2020)

 

Dear Colleagues:

Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Jennifer Thomson's The Wild and the Toxic: American Environmentalism and the Politics of Health. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Roundtable Review, vol. 10 no. 6 (2020)

Title: The Wild and the Toxic: American Environmentalism and the Politics of Health

Author: Jennifer Thomson

Commenters: Josiah Rector, David Stradling, Conevery Bolton Valencius, Natasha Zaretsky