Cross-posted from H-CivWar
We are currently inviting paper proposals for our open panel call on "Mediation, Probability, and Environmental Risk" at the next Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) meeting.
Deadline: March 1, 2021
Health, Disease, and Early American Environments - A Panel Discussion
Authors: Molly Nebiolo, Northeastern University; Camden Elliott, Harvard University
Comment: Thomas Wickman, Trinity College
Dr. Josh MacFadyen and Dr. Susan Leonard, the co-representatives for the Rural, Agricultural, and Environmental Network of the Social Science History Association, are inviting panel and individual paper proposals for the SSHA annual meeting in Philadelphia, PA, November 11-14, 2021. The theme this year is "Crisis, Conjunctures, Turning Points: Theory and Method in Turbulent Times," and the full call for papers is available here.
Christian Wright. Carbon County USA: Miners for Democracy in Utah and the West. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2020. Illustrations, maps, graphs. xlvi + 423 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60781-731-4.
Reviewed by Brian Leech (Augustana College) Published on H-Environment (April, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)
Georg Wilhelm Engel Steller. Eastbound through Siberia: Observations from the Great Northern Expedition. Trans. and ed. Margritt A. Engel and Karen E. Willmore. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2020. xxv + 220 pp. $32.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-04778-6.
Ida Milne. Stacking the Coffins: Influenza, War and Revolutions in Ireland, 1918-19. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2018. 280 pp. $36.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5261-2269-8.
Reviewed by Emma Dewhirst (Queen's University Belfast) Published on H-Environment (March, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)
Richard Ravalli. Sea Otters: A History. Studies in Pacific Worlds Series. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2018. Illustrations. xxiv + 189 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-8440-1.
Reviewed by Les Beldo (University of Chicago) Published on H-Environment (March, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)
Kimberly K. Smith. The Conservation Constitution: The Conservation Movement and Constitutional Change, 1870-1930. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2019. 320 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2844-5.
Reviewed by Sierra Standish (University of Colorado Boulder) Published on H-Environment (March, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)
Recent Roundtable Reviews
Roundtable Review, Vol. 5, No. 8 (2015)
Author: Frederick Rowe Davis
Title: Banned: A History of Pesticides and the Science of Toxicology
Commentators: David Hecht, Rachel Rothschild, Max Liboiron, Jody Roberts
Editor: Michael Egan