We intend to submit one or two panels on «Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability regarding Agro-Food Chains during the First World War» for the ESEH conference in Versailles, France (30 June - 03 July 2015). Papers contributing to the mentioned subject would be very welcome. You’ll find more information about the planned panel in the abstract below.
by Vanda Wilcox
Cross-posted from H-War
International Society for First World War Studies Conference, 2015
Trento and Padua (Italy), 10-12 September 2015
Landscapes of the Great War: imagination, representation, experience
Headwaters to estuaries: Advances in watershed science and management
5th Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds
Charleston, SC, March 2 – 6, 2015
We are seeking an additional presenter as well as a commenter and chair for a panel on orchard agriculture in the Progressive Era, broadly conceived for the Agricultural History Society Conference in Lexington, Kentucky in June 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