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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

CFP: Transformations of the Ecology Movement. From the 'Limits to Growth' (1972) to the Rio Conference (1992)

Call for Papers

Transformations of the Ecology Movement.
From the 'Limits to Growth' (1972) to the Rio Conference (1992)

Organisers: Green Memory Archive (Archiv Grünes Gedächtnis) of the Green Political Foundation (Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung), Berlin;
Dr. Christoph Becker-Schaum, Green Memory Archive;
Dr. Jan-Henrik Meyer, Aarhus University, Department of Culture and Society.

Place, Time: 14 / 15 November 2014. Green Memory Archive, Eldenaer Str. 35, D-10247 Berlin/Germany

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Thomas C. Rust
Reviewer: 
Brian Wright

Wright on Rust, 'Watching over Yellowstone: The US Army's Experience in America's First National Park, 1886–1918'

Thomas C. Rust. Watching over Yellowstone: The US Army's Experience in America's First National Park, 1886–1918. Modern War Studies Series. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2020. Illustrations. 280 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7006-2961-9; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2940-4. 

Author: 
Andrew A. Robichaud
Reviewer: 
Laura Martin

Martin on Robichaud, 'Animal City: The Domestication of America'

Andrew A. Robichaud. Animal City: The Domestication of America. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2019. 352 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-91936-5

Reviewed by Laura Martin (Williams College) Published on H-Environment (November, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Emily Pawley
Reviewer: 
Joshua Specht

Specht on Pawley, 'The Nature of the Future: Agriculture, Science, and Capitalism in the Antebellum North'

Emily Pawley. The Nature of the Future: Agriculture, Science, and Capitalism in the Antebellum North. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2020. 312 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-69383-5.

Reviewed by Joshua Specht (University of Notre Dame) Published on H-Environment (November, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Thomas W. Pearson
Reviewer: 
Justin Fisher

Fisher on Pearson, 'When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community'

Thomas W. Pearson. When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2017. 256 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8166-9992-6.

Reviewed by Justin Fisher (University of Saskatchewan) Published on H-Environment (November, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Tanya O'Sullivan
Reviewer: 
Stefanie Shackleton

Shackleton on O'Sullivan, 'Geographies of City Science: Urban Life and Origin Debates in Late Victorian Dublin'

Tanya O'Sullivan. Geographies of City Science: Urban Life and Origin Debates in Late Victorian Dublin. Science and Culture in the Nineteenth Century Series. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2019. 242 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-4575-8.

Reviewed by Stefanie Shackleton (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Environment (November, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)