Reviews

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)

Author: 
Leona J. Skelton
Reviewer: 
Leslie Tomory

Tomory on Skelton, 'Tyne after Tyne: An Environmental History of a River's Battle for Protection, 1529-2015'

Leona J. Skelton. Tyne after Tyne: An Environmental History of a River's Battle for Protection, 1529-2015. Winwick: White Horse Press, 2017. Illustrations, maps. 296 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-874267-95-9.

Reviewed by Leslie Tomory (McGill University) Published on H-Water (December, 2018) Commissioned by Aditya Ramesh (SOAS, London)

Author: 
Richard Grove, George Adamson
Reviewer: 
Ruth Morgan

Morgan on Grove and Adamson, 'El Niño in World History'

Richard Grove, George Adamson. El Niño in World History. Basingstoke, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. xvii + 245 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-45739-4.

Reviewed by Ruth Morgan (Monash University) Published on H-Water (December, 2018) Commissioned by Aditya Ramesh (SOAS, London)

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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

Author: 
Harini Nagendra
Reviewer: 
Anjali Vaidya

Vaidya on Nagendra, 'Nature in the City: Bengaluru in the Past, Present, and Future'

Harini Nagendra. Nature in the City: Bengaluru in the Past, Present, and Future. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2016. 244 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-946592-7.

Reviewed by Anjali Vaidya (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Water (January, 2018) Commissioned by Aditya Ramesh

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=48601

Author: 
Daniel Haines
Reviewer: 
Rohan D'Souza

D'Souza on Haines, 'Rivers Divided: Indus Basin Waters in the Making of India and Pakistan'

Daniel Haines. Rivers Divided: Indus Basin Waters in the Making of India and Pakistan. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. 272 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-064866-4.

Reviewed by Rohan D'Souza (Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies, Kyoto University) Published on H-Water (December, 2017) Commissioned by Aditya Ramesh

Author: 
Ling Zhang
Reviewer: 
Zhaoqing Han

Han on Zhang, 'The River, the Plain, and the State: An Environmental Drama in Northern Song China, 1048–1128'

Ling Zhang. The River, the Plain, and the State: An Environmental Drama in Northern Song China, 1048–1128. Studies in Environment and History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 328 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-15598-5.

Reviewed by Zhaoqing Han (Fudan University) Published on H-Water (April, 2017) Commissioned by Yan Gao

A Dynastic Tragedy Caused by the Yellow River

Author: 
Steve Bradshaw
Reviewer: 
Sibylle Zavala

Zavala on Steve Bradshaw, 'Anthropocene'

Steve Bradshaw. Anthropocene. Oley, PA: Bullfrog Films, 2015. Documentary film, DVD, 97 mins.

Reviewed by Sibylle Zavala (Environmental Consultant, Board Member of the Association for Biology, Biosciences and Biomedicine in Germany in Bavaria (VBIO e.V.)) Published on H-Water (February, 2017) Commissioned by Yan Gao

Humans' Signature on Planet Earth

Author: 
Karen Schneller-McDonald
Reviewer: 
Nathan S. McConnell

McConnell on Schneller-McDonald, 'Connecting the Drops: A Citizens' Guide to Protecting Water Resources'

Karen Schneller-McDonald. Connecting the Drops: A Citizens' Guide to Protecting Water Resources. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015. 288 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5017-0028-6.

Reviewed by Nathan S. McConnell (McConnell Law Office, PLLC) Published on H-Water (January, 2017) Commissioned by Jonathan Wlasiuk

Author: 
Juliet Christian-Smith, Peter H. Gleick, Heather Cooley, eds.
Reviewer: 
Sam Duncan

Duncan on Christian-Smith and Gleick and Cooley, 'A Twenty-First-Century US Water Policy'

Juliet Christian-Smith, Peter H. Gleick, Heather Cooley, eds. A Twenty-First-Century US Water Policy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. xxi + 334 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-049087-4.

Reviewed by Sam Duncan (Case Western Reserve University) Published on H-Water (September, 2016) Commissioned by Jonathan Wlasiuk

Author: 
Richard D. Besel, Bernard K. Duffy, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jon Hazlett

Hazlett on Besel and Duffy, 'Green Voices: Defending Nature and the Environment in American Civic Discourse'

Richard D. Besel, Bernard K. Duffy, eds. Green Voices: Defending Nature and the Environment in American Civic Discourse. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2016. xliv + 370 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-5849-6.

Reviewed by Jon Hazlett Published on H-Water (August, 2016) Commissioned by Jonathan Wlasiuk

Author: 
David H. DeJong
Reviewer: 
Denise Holladay Damico

Holladay Damico on DeJong, 'Stealing the Gila: The Pima Agricultural Economy and Water Deprivation, 1848-1921'

David H. DeJong. Stealing the Gila: The Pima Agricultural Economy and Water Deprivation, 1848-1921. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2009. 272 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8165-2798-4.

Reviewed by Denise Holladay Damico (St. Francis University) Published on H-Water (March, 2012) Commissioned by John Broich

From Bounty to Scarcity: Water Deprivation and the Pima of Central Arizona

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