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Recent Discussions

Extended Deadline: ASEH Graduate Writing Workshop

We have a few spots left in the 3rd Annual ASEH Graduate Writing Workshop - Deadline Extended to January 21st:

The Graduate Student Caucus of the American Society for Environmental History (ASEH) invites graduate students in environmental history to apply for the third annual Graduate Student Writing Workshop, to be held at the ASEH annual meeting in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, March 19 2015, from 3:30 to 5:00pm.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Announce: 5 January - 12 January

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from  5 January
2015 to 12 January 2015. These job postings are included here based
on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Announce. See
the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more
information.
ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY / STUDIES

Oberlin College - Visiting Assistant Professor: Environmental
History/History of Public Health

H-Net Reviews Posted to the Web 05 Jan 2015 - 12 Jan 2015

The following reviews were posted to the H-Net web site between
05 Jan 2015 and 12 Jan 2015.
Reviewed for H-CivWar by Matthew Hulbert
    Meier, Kathryn Shively.  _Nature's Civil War: Common Soldiers and
    the Environment in 1862 Virginia_.  Chapel Hill: University of
    North Carolina Press, 2013.  256 pp.  $39.95, ISBN 978-1-4696-1076-
    4.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=42950

CFP: Special issue of Middle West Review on the Farm Crisis

Call for Papers
Middle West Review
A special issue on the farm crisis

The Middle West Review invites submissions for a special issue on the farm crisis. During the 1980s, an economic crisis displaced thousands of farm families and affected the broader social, political, economic, and cultural foundations of the Midwest. Now, thirty years later, this special issue strives to capture that broader picture and initiate new dialogues on the legacy of those difficult years.

Doctoral funding opportunity - Northern Exposures

The Department of History & Classics at the University of Alberta, is offering a funding package of $20,000/year renewable for up to three additional years for the PhD program starting in 2015. This funding would be for a doctoral student interested in studying the history of food hazards and contamination in northern Canada. This opportunity is part of the SSHRC-funded, Northern Exposures: Science, Indigenous people, and Northern contaminants project.

Pages

Recent Reviews

Author: 
Brian James Leech
Reviewer: 
Arn M. Keeling

Keeling on Leech, 'The City That Ate Itself: Butte, Montana and Its Expanding Berkeley Pit'

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)

Author: 
Kristin Reynolds, Nevin Cohen
Reviewer: 
Robert Gioielli

Gioielli on Reynolds and Cohen, 'Beyond the Kale: Urban Agriculture and Social Justice Activism in New York City'

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)

Author: 
Cheri Register
Reviewer: 
Molly Rozum

Rozum on Register, 'The Big Marsh: The Story of a Lost Landscape'

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)

Author: 
Miranda Johnson
Reviewer: 
John Sandlos

Sandlos on Johnson, 'The Land Is Our History: Indigeneity, Law, and the Settler State'

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

Author: 
Jeff Karnicky
Reviewer: 
Amy Coale

Coale on Karnicky, 'Scarlet Experiment: Birds and Humans in America'

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