Read the recently published conference report (https://journals.ub.uni-giessen.de/kult-online/article/view/1015/1204) on "Vegetal Poetics: Narrating Plants in Culture and History" in KULT_online 61 (2020). The Literary and Cultural Plant Studies Network's first international conference in cooperation with the Deutsches Hygiene-Museum took place in Dresden, June 6-8, 2019.
The Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine invites applications for research fellowships in the history of science, technology and medicine, broadly construed. These fellowships are open to scholars at all stages of their academic career, and will support research travel to Consortium member institutions when research activities can resume.
Enslaved Women Cultivators and the Bermuda Onion: Eco-Cultural, Economic, and Environmental Connections between Bermuda, the Carinbbean Basin, the American Mainland, and the Colonial Maritimes Pre-Emancipation to 1843.
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)
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)
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
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.
Recent Roundtable Reviews
Roundtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 4 (2016)
Author: Ian Tyrrell
Title: Crisis of the Wasteful Nation: Empire and Conservation in Theodore Roosevelt's America
Commentators: Joseph E. Taylor III, Sarah Phillips, Scott Moranda, Harriet Ritvo
Editor: Christopher F. Jones
Roundtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 1 (2016)
Author: George Colpitts
Title: Pemmican Empire: Food, Trade, and the Last Bison Hunts in the North American Plains, 1780–1882
Commentators: Claire Campbell, Andrew Isenberg, Ruth Sandwell, Thomas Finger
Editor: Christopher F. Jones