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Berlin-Brandenburg Colloquium on Environmental History

Berlin-Brandenburg Colloquium for Environmental History

The Berlin-Brandenburg Colloquium for Environmental history is happy to announce its schedule of talks for the coming spring/summer semester. This seminar series was initially conceived on the margins of a conference at the Rachel Carson Centre in Munich in early 2012, and has been running since the

Seeking Co-Author: Environmental Pharmacology

Hello, 

I am seeking a PhD-holding co-author for an encyclopedia article titled "Environmental Pharmacology" (2000 words). The piece is for the Encyclopedia of Pharmacology and Society, published by SAGE. Editors there are currently soliticing only from PhD-holders. My interests are American drug use and environmental history, but as an incoming doctoral candidate at the University of Florida I am ineligibe to contribute without a co-author. Please contact me if you would like to learn more. The article deadline is June 1, 2014. Thanks! 

Best, 
Kyle Bridge

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Donald R. Prothero
Reviewer: 
Paige Madison

Madison on Prothero, 'The Story of the Dinosaurs in 25 Discoveries: Amazing Fossils and the People Who Found Them'

Donald R. Prothero. The Story of the Dinosaurs in 25 Discoveries: Amazing Fossils and the People Who Found Them. New York: Columbia University Press, 2019. xi + 472 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-18602-5.

Reviewed by Paige Madison (Arizona State University) Published on H-Environment (February, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (University of Idaho)

Author: 
Maria McGrath
Reviewer: 
Clare Gordon Bettencourt

Gordon Bettencourt on McGrath, 'Food for Dissent: Natural Foods and the Consumer Counterculture since the 1960s'

Maria McGrath. Food for Dissent: Natural Foods and the Consumer Counterculture since the 1960s. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2019. 256 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62534-421-2; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62534-422-9.

Reviewed by Clare Gordon Bettencourt (University of California, Irvine) Published on H-Environment (February, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (University of Idaho)

Author: 
John R. Bockstoce
Reviewer: 
Peter Martin

Martin on Bockstoce, 'White Fox and Icy Seas in the Western Arctic: The Fur Trade, Transportation, and Change in the Early Twentieth Century'

John R. Bockstoce. White Fox and Icy Seas in the Western Arctic: The Fur Trade, Transportation, and Change in the Early Twentieth Century. New Haven: Yale University Pres, 2018. 344 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-22179-4.

Reviewed by Peter Martin (University of Cambridge) Published on H-Environment (January, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (University of Idaho)

Author: 
Lilya Kaganovsky, Scott Mackenzie, Anna Westerstahl Stenport, eds.
Reviewer: 
Sarah Pickman

Pickman on Kaganovsky and Mackenzie and Stenport, 'Arctic Cinemas and the Documentary Ethos'

Lilya Kaganovsky, Scott Mackenzie, Anna Westerstahl Stenport, eds. Arctic Cinemas and the Documentary Ethos. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2019. 372 pp. $36.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-04030-5.

Reviewed by Sarah Pickman (Yale University) Published on H-Environment (January, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (University of Idaho)

Author: 
Venus Bivar
Reviewer: 
Ruth Sandwell

Sandwell on Bivar, 'Organic Resistance: The Struggle over Industrial Farming in Postwar France'

Venus Bivar. Organic Resistance: The Struggle over Industrial Farming in Postwar France. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 240 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-4118-8.

Reviewed by Ruth Sandwell (University of Toronto) Published on H-Environment (June, 2019) Commissioned by Dolly Jørgensen (University of Stavanger)