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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

Matteson, 'Forests in Revolutionary France,' Roundtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 8 (2016)

Roundtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 8 (2016)

Author: Kieko Matteson

Title: Forests in Revolutionary France: Conservation, Community, and Conflict, 1669-1848

Commentators: Caroline Ford, Catherine T. Dunlop, Richard Keyser

Editor: Christopher F. Jones

Sutter, 'Let Us Now Praise Famous Gullies,' Roudtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 7 (2016)

Roudtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 7 (2016)

Author: Paul Sutter

TitleLet Us Now Praise Famous Gullies: Providence Canyon and the Soils of the South

Commentators: Jay Turner, Conevery Bolton Valencius, Claire Campbell, Steven Stoll

Editor: Christopher F. Jones

 

Dunaway, 'Seeing Green,' Roundtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 6 (2016)

Roundtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 6 (2016)

Author: Finis Dunaway

Title: Seeing Green: The Use and Abuse of American Environmental Images

Commentators: Keith Woodhouse, Lori Vermaas, Finn Arne Jørgensen, Marguerite S. Shaffer

Editor: Christopher F. Jones

Manganiello, 'Southern Water, Southern Power,' Roundtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 5 (2016)

Roundtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 5 (2016)

Author: Christopher J. Manganiello

Title: Southern Water, Southern Power: How the Politics of Cheap Energy and Water Scarcity Shaped a Region

Commentators: Randal Hall, Matthew Evenden, Eve Vogel, Casey Cater

Editor: Christopher F. Jones