A network to provide discussion of any and all water history issues, their relationship to current issues, and to disseminate/share information, including new books and sources.

Recent Content

Author: 
Mikael D. Wolfe
Reviewer: 
Patrick Cosby

Cosby on Wolfe, 'Watering the Revolution: An Environmental and Technological History of Agrarian Reform in Mexico'


Mikael D. Wolfe. Watering the Revolution: An Environmental and Technological History of Agrarian Reform in Mexico. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. Illustrations. 336 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-6374-3; $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-6359-0.

Reviewed by Patrick Cosby (Penn State Behrend)
Published on H-Water (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Aditya Ramesh

Author: 
Sara Dant
Reviewer: 
Mark Hineline

Hineline on Dant, 'Losing Eden: An Environmental History of the American West'


Sara Dant. Losing Eden: An Environmental History of the American West. Western History Series. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2016. xiii + 221 pp. $84.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-118-93428-9; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-118-93429-6.

Reviewed by Mark Hineline (Michigan State University)
Published on H-Water (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Jonathan Wlasiuk

CFP: Ripples, Leaks and Flows in Water Histories, 1400-1900 [30 April deadline / 28 June event]

(With apologies for cross-posting)

Ripples, Leaks and Flows in Water Histories, 1400-1900

Venue: Institute of Humanities, Northumbria University, Newcastle on Tyne, UK

Event Date: 28 June 2018, 10am to 4pm

CfP closes: 30 April 2018

Workshop on Six Rivers in Historical Time: Nature-human Interactions on Himalayan Rivers

Six Rivers in Historical Time: Nature-human Interactions on Himalayan Rivers

The Global Asia Initiative of Duke University is pleased to announce the workshop "Rivers and Historical Time" to be held at John Hope Franklin Center of Duke University on Feb. 16, 2018 from 10am to 5pm. The event is free to the public but require RSVP. Please RSVP with Ms. Thakkar atrohini.thakkar@duke.edu.

 

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