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Recent Discussions

REMINDER - CFP: Symposium "Drought, Famine and Portuguese Colonialism in Africa – History and Memory (19th-21st centuries)" - Lisbon, 2-3 February 2023

Call for Proposals

International Symposium:

Drought, Famine and Portuguese Colonialism in Africa – History and Memory (19th-21st centuries)

Abstracts due: May 16, 2022

BOOK LAUNCH EVENTS FOR ANIMAL REMAINS

Coming up on 20-21 April! Two book launch events for Animal Remains with panelists Michael Lawrence, Dinesh Wadiwel, and Robert McKay (20 April) along with Sundhya Walther, Peter Sands, Dolly Jørgensen, Gitte Westergaard, Jane Desmond, and the artist duo Snaebjornsdottir-Wilson (21 April).

Register at the Eventbrite links below.

20 April: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/animal-remains-book-launch-event-1-tickets-315373971037

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Giuliano Garavini
Reviewer: 
David Wight

Wight on Garavini, 'The Rise and Fall of OPEC in the Twentieth Century'

Giuliano Garavini. The Rise and Fall of OPEC in the Twentieth Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. 448 pp. $42.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-883283-6.

Reviewed by David Wight (University of North Carolina Greensboro) Published on H-Environment (May, 2022) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=57377

Author: 
Nick R. Smith
Reviewer: 
Yixian Li

Li on Smith, 'The End of the Village: Planning the Urbanization of Rural China'

Nick R. Smith. The End of the Village: Planning the Urbanization of Rural China. Globalization and Community Series. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2021. Illustrations, maps. 324 pp. $108.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4529-6544-4; $27.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5179-1092-1.

Reviewed by Yixian Li (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Environment (May, 2022) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Geoff Alexander
Reviewer: 
Carleigh Beriont

Beriont on Alexander, 'America Goes Hawaiian: The Influence of Pacific Island Culture on the Mainland'

Geoff Alexander. America Goes Hawaiian: The Influence of Pacific Island Culture on the Mainland. Jefferson: McFarland, 2018. Illustrations. 292 pp. $49.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-6949-6

Recent Roundtable Reviews

Stoll, 'Inherit the Holy Mountain,' Roundtable Review, Vol. 8, No. 1 (2018)

Roundtable Review, Vol. 8, No. 1 (2018)

Author: Mark Stoll

Title: Inherit the Holy Mountain: Religion and the Rise of American Environmentalism

Commentators: Lisa H. Sideris, Constance M. Furey, Joseph Kip Kosek, Mark Fiege

Editor: Christopher F. Jones

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