Reviews

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

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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

Author: 
Devleena Ghosh, Heather Goodall, Stephanie Hemelryk Donald, eds.
Reviewer: 
Tony Andersson

Andersson on Ghosh and Goodall and Donald, 'Water, Sovereignty and Borders in Asia and Oceania'

Devleena Ghosh, Heather Goodall, Stephanie Hemelryk Donald, eds. Water, Sovereignty and Borders in Asia and Oceania. Routledge Studies in Physical Geography and Environment Series. New York: Routledge, 2009. xiii + 216 pp. $170.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-43726-4.

Reviewed by Tony Andersson (Case Western Reserve University) Published on H-Water (September, 2011) Commissioned by John Broich

Author: 
Eric Jay Dolin
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Kinser

Kinser on Dolin, 'Political Waters: The Long, Dirty, Contentious, Incredibly Expensive but Eventually Triumphant History of Boston Harbor--A Unique Environmental Success Story.'

Eric Jay Dolin. Political Waters: The Long, Dirty, Contentious, Incredibly Expensive but Eventually Triumphant History of Boston Harbor--A Unique Environmental Success Story. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2008. xi + 240 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55849-641-5.

Reviewed by Jonathan Kinser (Case Western Reserve) Published on H-Water (July, 2011) Commissioned by John Broich

The Big Cleanup

Author: 
Jamie Benidickson
Reviewer: 
Katie Schroeder

Schroeder on Benidickson, 'The Culture of Flushing: A Social And Legal History of Sewage'

Jamie Benidickson. The Culture of Flushing: A Social And Legal History of Sewage. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2007. xxiv + 404 pp. $93.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7748-1291-7; $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7748-1292-4.

Reviewed by Katie Schroeder (Case Western Reserve University) Published on H-Water (June, 2011) Commissioned by John Broich

Toilet Reading

Author: 
Sanjeev Khagram
Reviewer: 
Tony Andersson

Andersson on Khagram, 'Dams and Development: Transnational Struggles for Water and Power'

Sanjeev Khagram. Dams and Development: Transnational Struggles for Water and Power. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2004. 288 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8014-8907-5.

Reviewed by Tony Andersson (New York University) Published on H-Water (May, 2011) Commissioned by John Broich

Author: 
Patrick M. Malone
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Kinser

Kinser on Malone, 'Waterpower in Lowell: Engineering and Industry in Nineteenth-Century America'

Patrick M. Malone. Waterpower in Lowell: Engineering and Industry in Nineteenth-Century America. Johns Hopkins Introductory Studies in the History of Technology Series. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009. 272 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-9305-6; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8018-9306-3.

Reviewed by Jonathan Kinser (Case Western Reserve) Published on H-Water (May, 2011) Commissioned by John Broich

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