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Recent Discussions

New Roundtable on Jennifer Thomson, The Wild and the Toxic

 

Dear Colleagues,

I'm happy to announce a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews on Jennifer Thomson's The Wild and the Toxic: American Environmentalism and the Politics of Health.

https://networks.h-net.org/thomson-wild-and-toxic-american-environmentalism-and-politics-h...

Title: The Wild and the Toxic: American Environmentalism and the Politics of Health

Podcast: Environmentalism in the 1990s

H-Environment subscribers might be interested in a recent episode of the podcast series Barely Gettin' By: The Long 1990s, hosted by Australian historians Dr Emma Shortis and Dr Chloe Ward. The series aims to explore how the politics and culture of the 1990s set us up for today’s catastrophic failures, as well as what is and isn’t considered history.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Guntra A. Aistara
Reviewer: 
Venus Bivar

Bivar on Aistara, 'Organic Sovereignties: Struggles over Farming in an Age of Free Trade'

Guntra A. Aistara. Organic Sovereignties: Struggles over Farming in an Age of Free Trade. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2018. xvi + 263 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-74311-0

Reviewed by Venus Bivar (Washington University St Louis) Published on H-Environment (July, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (University of Idaho)

Author: 
Edwin A. Martini, ed.
Reviewer: 
Tony Nuspl

Nuspl on Martini, 'Proving Grounds: Militarized Landscapes, Weapons Testing, and the Environmental Impact of U.S. Bases'

Edwin A. Martini, ed. Proving Grounds: Militarized Landscapes, Weapons Testing, and the Environmental Impact of U.S. Bases. Donald R. Ellegood International Publications Series. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2015. 320 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-99465-9.

Reviewed by Tony Nuspl (Rogers State University, Tulsa Peace Fellowship) Published on H-Environment (July, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (University of Idaho)

Author: 
Jared S. Buss
Reviewer: 
Ingrid Ockert

Ockert on Buss, 'Willy Ley: Prophet of the Space Age'

Jared S. Buss. Willy Ley: Prophet of the Space Age. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2017. Illustrations. xiii + 321 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-5443-8.

Reviewed by Ingrid Ockert (Science History Institute) Published on H-Environment (July, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (University of Idaho)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=54728

Author: 
Hartmut Berghoff, Barbara Korte, Ralf Schneider, Christopher Harvie, eds.
Reviewer: 
Kathleen Sheppard

Sheppard on Berghoff and Korte and Schneider and Harvie, 'The Making of Modern Tourism: The Cultural History of the British Experience, 1600 -2000'

Hartmut Berghoff, Barbara Korte, Ralf Schneider, Christopher Harvie, eds. The Making of Modern Tourism: The Cultural History of the British Experience, 1600 -2000. Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002. 310 pp. $149.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-333-97114-7

Author: 
Nick Estes, Jaskiran Dhillon, eds.
Reviewer: 
Nevcihan Ozbilge

Ozbilge on Estes and Dhillon, 'Standing with Standing Rock: Voices from the #NoDAPL Movement'

Nick Estes, Jaskiran Dhillon, eds. Standing with Standing Rock: Voices from the #NoDAPL Movement. Indigenous Americas Series. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2019. Illustrations. ix + 420 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5179-0535-4; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5179-0536-1

Recent Roundtable Reviews

Thomson, "The Wild and the Toxic: American Environmentalism and the Politics of Health," Roundtable vol. 10 no. 6 (2020)

 

Dear Colleagues:

Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Jennifer Thomson's The Wild and the Toxic: American Environmentalism and the Politics of Health. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Roundtable Review, vol. 10 no. 6 (2020)

Title: The Wild and the Toxic: American Environmentalism and the Politics of Health

Author: Jennifer Thomson

Commenters: Josiah Rector, David Stradling, Conevery Bolton Valencius, Natasha Zaretsky

 

 

DeLucia, "Memory Lands: King Philip’s War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast," Roundtable vol. 10 no. 7 (2020)

Dear Colleagues-

I am pleased to announce a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews featuring Christine M. DeLucia, Memory Lands: King Philip's War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Roundtable Review vol. 10 no. 7 (2020)

Title: Memory Lands: King Philip's War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast

Author: Christine M. DeLucia

Commentators: Joseph Hall, Ashley Elizabeth Smith, Maeve Kane, Thomas Wickman

Arch, "Bringing Whales Ashore: Oceans and the Environment of Early Modern Japan" Roundtable vol. 10 no. 5 (2020)

Dear Colleagues-

I am pleased to announce a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews featuring Jakobina K. Arch's Bringing Whales Ashore: Oceans and the Environment of Early Modern Japan. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Roundtable Review vol. 10 no. 5 (2020)

Title: Bringing Whales Ashore: Oceans and the Environment of Early Modern Japan

Author: Jakobina K. Arch

Commentators: Ryan Tucker Jones, Noell Wilson, Carmel Finley

Editors: Kara Murphy Schlichting

Dyl, "Seismic City: An Environmental History of San Francisco's 1906 Earthquake" Roundtable vol. 10 no. 4 (2020)

Dear Colleagues-

I am pleased to announce a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Joanna L. Dyl's Seismic City: An Environmental History of San Francisco's 1906 Earthquake. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Roundtable Review vol. 10 no. 4 (2020)

Title: Seismic City: An Environmental History of San Francisco's 1906 Earthquake

Author: Joanna L. Dyl

Commentators: Benjamin Johnson, Christopher M. Church, Scott Gabriel Knowles, Lindsey Passenger Wieck