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ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY / STUDIES
Caribbean Connections – Panel Discussion
Authors: Charlotte Carrington-Farmer, Roger Williams University; Casey Schmitt, Cornell University
Comment: Ryan Quintana, Wellesley College
Tuesday 1 December
Virtual Event - hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society
On Barak. Powering Empire: How Coal Made the Middle East and Sparked Global Carbonization. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2020. 344 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-31072-8.
Reviewed by Jack Klempay (Princeton University) Published on H-Environment (January, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)
Mansel G. Blackford. Columbus, Ohio: Two Centuries of Business and Environmental Change. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2016. Illustrations. 256 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8142-1314-8.
Reviewed by Dustin Meier (The Ohio State University) Published on H-Environment (January, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)
Kristin D. Phillips. An Ethnography of Hunger: Politics, Subsistence, and the Unpredictable Grace of the Sun. Framing the Global Series. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2018. Illustrations. 207 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-03837-1; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-03836-4.
Joshua Eisenman. Red China's Green Revolution: Technological Innovation, Institutional Change, and Economic Development under the Commune. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018. xxxii + 436 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-18667-4.
Russell Fielding. The Wake of the Whale: Hunter Societies in the Caribbean and North Atlantic. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. 342 pp. Ill. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-98637-4.
Reviewed by Sharika Crawford (United States Naval Academy) Published on H-Environment (January, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)
Recent Roundtable Reviews
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
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