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Recent Content

Author: 
Curtis J. Badger
Reviewer: 
David J. Soll

Soll on Badger, 'A Natural History of Quiet Waters: Swamps and Wetlands of the Mid-Atlantic Coast'

Curtis J. Badger. A Natural History of Quiet Waters: Swamps and Wetlands of the Mid-Atlantic Coast. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2007. x + 143 pp. $22.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-2618-6.

Reviewed by David J. Soll (Lafayette College) Published on H-Water (February, 2010) Commissioned by Justin M. Scott-Coe

Author: 
Megan Mullin
Reviewer: 
David Zetland

Zetland on Mullin, 'Governing the Tap: Special District Governance and the New Local Politics of Water'

Megan Mullin. Governing the Tap: Special District Governance and the New Local Politics of Water. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2009. xii + 266 pp. $44.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-262-01313-0; $22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-262-51297-8.

Reviewed by David Zetland (University of California, Berkeley) Published on H-Water (February, 2010) Commissioned by Justin M. Scott-Coe

Author: 
David Michel, Amit Pandya, eds.
Reviewer: 
Alice Cohen

Cohen on Michel and Pandya, 'Troubled Waters: Climate Change, Hydropolitics, and Transboundary Resources'

David Michel, Amit Pandya, eds. Troubled Waters: Climate Change, Hydropolitics, and Transboundary Resources. Washington, DC: Henry L. Stimson Center, 2009. 103 pp. ISBN 978-0-9821935-2-5.

Reviewed by Alice Cohen (University of British Columbia) Published on H-Water (February, 2010) Commissioned by Justin M. Scott-Coe

Linking Climate Change, Water, and Security

Author: 
Robert Glennon
Reviewer: 
Christopher J. Manganiello

Manganiello on Glennon, 'Unquenchable: America's Water Crisis and What to Do about It'

Robert Glennon. Unquenchable: America's Water Crisis and What to Do about It. Washington DC: Island Press, 2009. xii + 414 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59726-436-5.

Reviewed by Christopher J. Manganiello (University of Georgia) Published on H-Water (December, 2009) Commissioned by Justin M. Scott-Coe

Author: 
Cornelia Fleischer Mutel
Reviewer: 
Margaret A. Bickers

Bickers on Mutel, 'The Emerald Horizon: The History of Nature in Iowa'

Cornelia Fleischer Mutel. The Emerald Horizon: The History of Nature in Iowa. University of Iowa Press, 2008. xviii + 297 pp. Ilustrations. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-1-58729-632-1.

Reviewed by Margaret A. Bickers (Kansas State University) Published on H-Water (November, 2009) Commissioned by Justin M. Scott-Coe

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