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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)

Author: 
Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow
Reviewer: 
Mu Cao

Cao on Koloski-Ostrow, 'The Archaeology of Sanitation in Roman Italy: Toilets, Sewers, and Water Systems'

Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow. The Archaeology of Sanitation in Roman Italy: Toilets, Sewers, and Water Systems. Studies in the History of Greece and Rome Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. Illustrations. 312 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-2128-9.

Reviewed by Mu Cao (Tianjin Normal University) Published on H-Water (March, 2019) Commissioned by Yan Gao (Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society)

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