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Research Fellowships at the Massachusetts Historical Society, 2023-2024

The Massachusetts Historical Society will offer dozens of research fellowships for the 2023-2024 academic year, ranging from short-term support to long-term residency. The MHS collections primarily consist of manuscripts, as well as books, pamphlets, maps, newspapers, graphics, photographs, works of art, and historical artifacts.

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Recent Reviews

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

Author: 
Max Liboiron, Josh Lepawsky
Reviewer: 
Ramya Swayamprakash

Swayamprakash on Liboiron and Lepawsky, 'Discard Studies: Wasting, Systems, and Power'

Max Liboiron, Josh Lepawsky. Discard Studies: Wasting, Systems, and Power. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2022. 224 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-262-54365-1

Reviewed by Ramya Swayamprakash (Grand Valley State University) Published on H-Environment (February, 2023) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Vivien Gornitz
Reviewer: 
Jean de Pomereu

de Pomereu on Gornitz, 'Vanishing Ice: Glaciers, Ice Sheets, and Rising Seas'

Vivien Gornitz. Vanishing Ice: Glaciers, Ice Sheets, and Rising Seas. New York: Columbia University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 400 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-16824-3.

Reviewed by Jean de Pomereu (Scott Polar Research Institute) Published on H-Environment (January, 2023) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Recent Roundtable Reviews

DeLucia, "Memory Lands: King Philip’s War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast," Roundtable vol. 10 no. 7 (2020)

Dear Colleagues-

I am pleased to announce a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews featuring Christine M. DeLucia, Memory Lands: King Philip's War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Roundtable Review vol. 10 no. 7 (2020)

Title: Memory Lands: King Philip's War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast

Author: Christine M. DeLucia

Commentators: Joseph Hall, Ashley Elizabeth Smith, Maeve Kane, Thomas Wickman

Arch, "Bringing Whales Ashore: Oceans and the Environment of Early Modern Japan" Roundtable vol. 10 no. 5 (2020)

Dear Colleagues-

I am pleased to announce a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews featuring Jakobina K. Arch's Bringing Whales Ashore: Oceans and the Environment of Early Modern Japan. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Roundtable Review vol. 10 no. 5 (2020)

Title: Bringing Whales Ashore: Oceans and the Environment of Early Modern Japan

Author: Jakobina K. Arch

Commentators: Ryan Tucker Jones, Noell Wilson, Carmel Finley

Editors: Kara Murphy Schlichting

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.