The Rachel Carson Center and the Deutsches Museum are happy to announce a series of public talks and discussions to take place in Munich from October 17-20. They are part of the final event of ENHANCE ITN project and cast new light on current socio-environmental debates. You are warmly invited to attend.
Crash Testing Property
How Disasters Reshape and Reveal Property Institutions
(Europe and Asia, 19th to 21st Centuries)
Global Environment, November 2, 2018
Guest editors: Marc Elie and Fabien Locher
The first of our deadlines, for MHS-NEH support, is January 15, 2019!
The Massachusetts Historical Society will offer more than forty research fellowships for the academic year 2019-2020.
Episode 80 of Exploring Environmental History has been released.
2019 Annual Meeting
June 6-8, 2019; Submission Deadline October 9, 2018
Power in Agricultural History
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)
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
Recent Roundtable Reviews
Roundtable Review, Vol. 5, No. 7 (2015)
Author: Brian Allen Drake
Title: Loving Nature, Fearing the State: Environmentalism and Antigovernment Politics before Reagan
Commentators: Jeff Crane, Ryan H. Edgington, Thomas Jundt
Editor: Jacob Darwin Hamblin