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Recent Discussions

CFP: Ocean HSTM papers for the 2021 Prague International Congress of History of Science and Technology

The International Commission for the History of Oceanography is seeking abstract submissions for two proposed sessions at the 2021 Prague International Congress of History of Science and Technology (for details, see: https://www.ichst2021.org/).  Please send proposed abstracts or questions by Friday May 22nd to Penelope Hardy at phardy@uwlax.edu or Helen Rozwadowski at helen.rozwadowski@uconn.edu.

 

Call for Papers: YILLIK: Annual of Istanbul Studies Issue no. 2 (2020) | Deadline: July 19, 2020

YILLIK: Annual of Istanbul Studies invites contributions for its issue no. 2 (2020). YILLIK is a peer-reviewed, open access, international academic journal featuring cutting-edge research on Istanbul’s past and present, published by the Istanbul Research Institute in print and online (via DergiPark).

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Guntra A. Aistara
Reviewer: 
Venus Bivar

Bivar on Aistara, 'Organic Sovereignties: Struggles over Farming in an Age of Free Trade'

Guntra A. Aistara. Organic Sovereignties: Struggles over Farming in an Age of Free Trade. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2018. xvi + 263 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-74311-0

Reviewed by Venus Bivar (Washington University St Louis) Published on H-Environment (July, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (University of Idaho)

Author: 
Edwin A. Martini, ed.
Reviewer: 
Tony Nuspl

Nuspl on Martini, 'Proving Grounds: Militarized Landscapes, Weapons Testing, and the Environmental Impact of U.S. Bases'

Edwin A. Martini, ed. Proving Grounds: Militarized Landscapes, Weapons Testing, and the Environmental Impact of U.S. Bases. Donald R. Ellegood International Publications Series. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2015. 320 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-99465-9.

Reviewed by Tony Nuspl (Rogers State University, Tulsa Peace Fellowship) Published on H-Environment (July, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (University of Idaho)

Author: 
Jared S. Buss
Reviewer: 
Ingrid Ockert

Ockert on Buss, 'Willy Ley: Prophet of the Space Age'

Jared S. Buss. Willy Ley: Prophet of the Space Age. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2017. Illustrations. xiii + 321 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-5443-8.

Reviewed by Ingrid Ockert (Science History Institute) Published on H-Environment (July, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (University of Idaho)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=54728

Author: 
Hartmut Berghoff, Barbara Korte, Ralf Schneider, Christopher Harvie, eds.
Reviewer: 
Kathleen Sheppard

Sheppard on Berghoff and Korte and Schneider and Harvie, 'The Making of Modern Tourism: The Cultural History of the British Experience, 1600 -2000'

Hartmut Berghoff, Barbara Korte, Ralf Schneider, Christopher Harvie, eds. The Making of Modern Tourism: The Cultural History of the British Experience, 1600 -2000. Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002. 310 pp. $149.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-333-97114-7

Author: 
Nick Estes, Jaskiran Dhillon, eds.
Reviewer: 
Nevcihan Ozbilge

Ozbilge on Estes and Dhillon, 'Standing with Standing Rock: Voices from the #NoDAPL Movement'

Nick Estes, Jaskiran Dhillon, eds. Standing with Standing Rock: Voices from the #NoDAPL Movement. Indigenous Americas Series. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2019. Illustrations. ix + 420 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5179-0535-4; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5179-0536-1

Recent Roundtable Reviews

Siegel and Mitman, 'The Land Beneath Our Feet,' Roundtable Review, Vol. 7, No. 4 (2017)

Roundtable Review, Vol. 7, No. 4 (2017)

Director: Sarita Siegel and Gregg Mitman

Title: The Land Beneath Our Feet

Commentators: Nancy Jacobs, Finis Dunaway, Edward R. Carr

Editor: Christopher F. Jones

Reid, 'The Sea is My Country,' Roundtable Review, Vol. 7, No. 2 (2017)

Roundtable Review, Vol. 7, No. 2 (2017)

Author: Joshua L. Reid

Title: The Sea is My Country: the Maritime World of the Makahs

Commentators: William Bauer, Jr., Bathsheba Demuth, Edward D. Melillo, Helen M. Rozwadowski

Editor: Christopher F. Jones

 

Finney, 'Black Faces, White Spaces' & Zimring, 'Clean and White,' Roundtable Review, Vol. 7, No. 1 (2017)

Roundtable Review, Vol. 7, No. 1 (2017)

Author: Carolyn Finney

Title: Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors

Author: Carl A. Zimring

Title: Clean and White: A History of Environmental Racism in the United States

Commentators: Mary E. Mendoza, Kathryn Morse, Richard M. Mizelle, Jr., Traci Brynne Voyles

Editor: Christopher F. Jones