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Recent Content

Author: 
R. Lawrence Swanson, Malcolm J. Bowman
Reviewer: 
Mark Hineline

Hineline on Swanson and Bowman, 'Between Stony Brook Harbor Tides: The Natural History of a Long Island Pocket Bay'

R. Lawrence Swanson, Malcolm J. Bowman. Between Stony Brook Harbor Tides: The Natural History of a Long Island Pocket Bay. Excelsior Editions Series. Albany: State University of New Press, 2016. Illustrations. 152 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4384-6234-9; $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-6233-2.

Author: 
Nancy Langston
Reviewer: 
Melissa Charenko

Charenko on Langston, 'Sustaining Lake Superior: An Extraordinary Lake in a Changing World'

Nancy Langston. Sustaining Lake Superior: An Extraordinary Lake in a Changing World. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. Illustrations. 312 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-21298-3.

Reviewed by Melissa Charenko (Michigan State University, Lyman Briggs College) Published on H-Water (June, 2019) Commissioned by Jonathan Wlasiuk (Lyman Briggs College, Michigan State University)

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Workshop for the History of Environment, Agriculture, Technology & Science (WHEATS 2019)

https://wheats2019.wordpress.com/

October 4-6, 2019.

Michigan State University, Department of History                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Author: 
Debjani Bhattacharyya
Reviewer: 
Rohan D'Souza

D'Souza on Bhattacharyya, 'Empire and Ecology in the Bengal Delta: The Making of Calcutta'

Debjani Bhattacharyya. Empire and Ecology in the Bengal Delta: The Making of Calcutta. Studies in Environment and History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. Illustrations, maps. 254 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-42574-2.

Reviewed by Rohan D'Souza (Kyoto University) Published on H-Water (March, 2019) Commissioned by Aditya Ramesh (SOAS, London)

Author: 
Jim Clifford
Reviewer: 
Carry Van Lieshout

Van Lieshout on Clifford, 'West Ham and the River Lea: A Social and Environmental History of London's Industrialized Marshland, 1839-1914'

Jim Clifford. West Ham and the River Lea: A Social and Environmental History of London's Industrialized Marshland, 1839-1914. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2017. 240 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7748-3423-0.

Reviewed by Carry Van Lieshout (University of Cambridge) Published on H-Water (March, 2019) Commissioned by Aditya Ramesh (SOAS, London)