The 2018 Ralph Gomory Prize of the Business History Conference has been awarded to Edward J.
Future of Food Studies 2018 CFP
The Graduate Association for Food Studies is pleased to announce the third annual Future of Food Studies graduate student conference, to be held 4-6 October 2018, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Additionally, a select number of papers will be considered for publication in the Graduate Journal of Food Studies, a peer-reviewed graduate journal for food-related research.
Dear colleagues, we'd like to repost this call from H-Announce with an update: Faisal Husain, who will present on climate-induced disaters in the Ottoman Empire, has just joined our panel. We're very excited to seek for the fourth panelist who shares similar interest. Thank you!
Hagley Museum and Library and the Business History Conference are pleased to announce the 2018 winner of the Hagley Prize: Matatu: A History of Popular Transportation in Nairobi (The University of Chicago Press, 2017) by Kenda Mutongi of Williams College. Hagley Museum and Library and the Business History Con
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
Paul David Blanc. Fake Silk: The Lethal History of Viscose Rayon. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. 328 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-20466-7.
Reviewed by Amy Hay (University of Texas Rio Grande Valley) Published on H-Environment (January, 2018) Commissioned by David T. Benac
Recent Roundtable Reviews
Roundtable Review, Vol. 4, No. 6 (2014)
Author: Paul Sabin
Title: The Bet: Paul Ehrlich, Julian Simon, and Our Gamble over Earth's Future
Commentators: Sarah Phillips, Patrick N. Allitt, Peter Shulman, Keith Woodhouse
Editor: Christopher F. Jones