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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Erin Drew
Reviewer: 
Jay David Miller

Miller on Drew, 'The Usufructuary Ethos: Power, Politics, and Environment in the Long Eighteenth Century'

Erin Drew. The Usufructuary Ethos: Power, Politics, and Environment in the Long Eighteenth Century. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2021. 234 pp. $29.50 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-8139-4581-1; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-4579-8; $39.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8139-4580-4.

Reviewed by Jay David Miller (McNeil Center for Early American Studies) Published on H-Environment (January, 2022) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Mark I. Wallace
Reviewer: 
Kathryn Haley-Halinski

Haley-Halinski on Wallace, 'When God Was a Bird: Christianity, Animism, and the Re-Enchantment of the World'

Mark I. Wallace. When God Was a Bird: Christianity, Animism, and the Re-Enchantment of the World. New York: Fordham University Press, 2018. 240 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-8131-2.

Reviewed by Kathryn Haley-Halinski (University of Cambridge) Published on H-Environment (January, 2022) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Mary Fifield, Kristin Thiel, eds.
Reviewer: 
Krista Hiser

Hiser on Fifield and Kristin Thiel and eds., 'Fire & Water: Stories from the Anthropocene'

Mary Fifield, Kristin Thiel, eds. Fire & Water: Stories from the Anthropocene. New York: Black Lawrence Press, 2021. 250 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62557-028-4.

Reviewed by Krista Hiser (Kapiʻolani Community College) Published on H-Environment (January, 2022) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=57095

Author: 
Erik Reardon
Reviewer: 
Zachary Bennett

Bennett on Reardon, 'Managing the River Commons: Fishing and New England's Rural Economy (Environmental History of the Northeast)'

Erik Reardon. Managing the River Commons: Fishing and New England's Rural Economy (Environmental History of the Northeast). Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2021. 192 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62534-584-4; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62534-585-1

Recent Roundtable Reviews

Dyl, "Seismic City: An Environmental History of San Francisco's 1906 Earthquake" Roundtable vol. 10 no. 4 (2020)

Dear Colleagues-

I am pleased to announce a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Joanna L. Dyl's Seismic City: An Environmental History of San Francisco's 1906 Earthquake. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Roundtable Review vol. 10 no. 4 (2020)

Title: Seismic City: An Environmental History of San Francisco's 1906 Earthquake

Author: Joanna L. Dyl

Commentators: Benjamin Johnson, Christopher M. Church, Scott Gabriel Knowles, Lindsey Passenger Wieck

Lurtz, "From the Grounds Up: Building an Export Economy in Southern Mexico," Roundtable vol. 10 no. 3 (2020)

Dear Colleagues-

I am pleased to announce a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Casey Marina Lurtz's From the Grounds Up: Building an Export Economy in Southern Mexico. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Roundtable Review vol. 10 no. 3 (2020)

TitleFrom the Grounds Up: Building an Export Economy in Southern Mexico.

Author: Casey Marina Lurtz

Commentators: Gail Triner, Jennifer Eaglin, Timothy W. Lorek, Christopher Boyer.

Dümpelmann, "Seeing Trees: A History of Street Trees in New York City and Berlin" Roundtable vol. 10 no. 2 (2020)

Dear Colleagues, 

Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Sonja Dümpelmann, Seeing Trees: A History of Street Trees in New York City and Berlin. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Coen, "Climate in Motion: Science, Empire, and the Problem of Scale," Roundtable vol. 10 no. 1 (2020)

Dear Colleagues, 

Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Deborah R. Coen's Climate in Motion: Science, Empire, and the Problem of Scale. Please enjoy and distribute widely. 

Roundtable Review, vol. 10, no. 1 (2020) 

Title: Climate in Motion: Science, Empire, and the Problem of Scale

Author: Deborah R. Coen