We are excited to announce the programme for the Art + Anthropocene virtual seminar series taking place across four dates in March 2021.
Dates: March 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd
Registration is free and available through our website. Please note that separate registration is required for each event, and spaces are limited.
I am writing on behalf of the Editorial Board of Essays in History (EiH) to announce that the journal is currently soliciting submissions for its upcoming fifty-fourth volume. We welcome submissions from scholars of environmental history.
Envirotech, a special interest group within the Society for the History of Technology and the American Society for Environmental History, invites nominations for the 2021 Joel A. Tarr Envirotech Article Prize. The Tarr Prize recognizes innovative publications that explore new ways of thinking about the interplay between technological systems and the natural environment.
The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
18 January 2021 to 25 January 2021. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Environment. See the H-Net Job Guide website at
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information. To contact the Job Guide,
write to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.
ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY / STUDIES
Richard C. Sha. Imagination and Science in Romanticism. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018. 344 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-2578-8.
Reviewed by Kaitlin Mondello (Millersville University) Published on H-Environment (March, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)
Monica M. White. Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 208 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-6389-0; $14.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4696-4370-0.
Reviewed by Evan Bennett (Florida Atlantic University) Published on H-Environment (February, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)
Charles-François Mathis, Émilie-Anne Pépy. Greening the City: Nature in French Towns from the 17th Century. Cambridgeshire: White Horse Press, 2020. 340 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-912186-13-6.
Reviewed by Danielle Alesi (University of Nebraska-Lincoln) Published on H-Environment (February, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)
Paul Readman. Storied Ground: Landscape and the Shaping of English National Identity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. Illustrations. 348 pp. $32.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-42473-8.
Reviewed by Emma Moesswilde (Georgetown University) Published on H-Environment (February, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)
Jill Lindsey Harrison. From the Inside Out: The Fight for Environmental Justice within Government Agencies. Urban and Industrial Environments Series. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2019. 328 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-262-53774-2.
Reviewed by Micaela Valadez (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Environment (February, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)
Recent Roundtable Reviews
Roundtable Review, Vol. 7, No. 4 (2017)
Director: Sarita Siegel and Gregg Mitman
Title: The Land Beneath Our Feet
Commentators: Nancy Jacobs, Finis Dunaway, Edward R. Carr
Editor: Christopher F. Jones
Roundtable Review, Vol. 7, No. 1 (2017)
Author: Carolyn Finney
Title: Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors
Author: Carl A. Zimring
Title: Clean and White: A History of Environmental Racism in the United States
Commentators: Mary E. Mendoza, Kathryn Morse, Richard M. Mizelle, Jr., Traci Brynne Voyles
Editor: Christopher F. Jones