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H-Net academic announcements posted to the web 2014-10-06 - 2014-10-07

H-Net academic announcements posted to the web 2014-10-06 - 2014-10-07

Date: Tue, 07 Oct 2014 07:00:03 -0400
From: H-Net Announcements <announce@mail.h-net.msu.edu>
Subject: H-Net academic announcements posted to the web 2014-10-06 -
2014-10-07

EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM H-NET

CFP: Agricultural History Society meeting June 3-6, 2015

Hello all,

This is a little last minute, but...
I am looking to put together a panel (and either deliver a paper on horses in the North American west or just Chair) on animal history for the Agricultural History Society meeting next June 3-6, 2015 in Lexington, KY. I am looking for history about rural animals, or agricultural animals in urban or rural settings, or work on wild animals that intervene in agricultural life, or ... ? 

Read the cfp for the conference here: http://www.aghistorysociety.org/meetings/

Berlin-Brandenburg Colloquium on Environmental History Fall / Winter 2014

The Berlin Brandenburg Colloquium for Environmental History provides a forum for research and exchange of ideas in Environmental History / Environmental Humanities in the German Capital Region and beyond. This Fall/Winter, we present 8 talks, half of them by international guests. with topics ranging from the history of climatology to rural environments in the Southern Mediterranean or pollution in the Great Lakes. Everybody interested is cordially invited to join our intense discussion.

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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