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Updated CFP: Association for East Asian Environmental History Conference, 7-10 Sept 2021, Online

The Association for East Asian Environmental History (AEAEH) has extended the call for submission of proposals for organized panels and individual papers for its Sixth Biennial Conference. In light of the ongoing pandemic, the conference will be conducted online September 7-10, 2021.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Christian Wright
Reviewer: 
Brian Leech

Leech on Wright, 'Carbon County USA: Miners for Democracy in Utah and the West'

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)

Author: 
Georg Wilhelm Engel Steller
Reviewer: 
Ryan Jones

Jones on Steller, 'Eastbound through Siberia: Observations from the Great Northern Expedition'

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

Author: 
Ida Milne
Reviewer: 
Emma Dewhirst

Dewhirst on Milne, 'Stacking the Coffins: Influenza, War and Revolutions in Ireland, 1918-19'

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)

Author: 
Richard Ravalli
Reviewer: 
Les Beldo

Beldo on Ravalli, 'Sea Otters: A History'

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)

Author: 
Kimberly K. Smith
Reviewer: 
Sierra Standish

Standish on Smith, 'The Conservation Constitution: The Conservation Movement and Constitutional Change, 1870-1930'

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

Dunaway, 'Seeing Green,' Roundtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 6 (2016)

Roundtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 6 (2016)

Author: Finis Dunaway

Title: Seeing Green: The Use and Abuse of American Environmental Images

Commentators: Keith Woodhouse, Lori Vermaas, Finn Arne Jørgensen, Marguerite S. Shaffer

Editor: Christopher F. Jones

Manganiello, 'Southern Water, Southern Power,' Roundtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 5 (2016)

Roundtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 5 (2016)

Author: Christopher J. Manganiello

Title: Southern Water, Southern Power: How the Politics of Cheap Energy and Water Scarcity Shaped a Region

Commentators: Randal Hall, Matthew Evenden, Eve Vogel, Casey Cater

Editor: Christopher F. Jones

 

Tyrrell, 'Crisis of the Wasteful Nation,' Roundtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 4 (2016)

Roundtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 4 (2016)

Author: Ian Tyrrell

Title: Crisis of the Wasteful Nation: Empire and Conservation in Theodore Roosevelt's America

Commentators: Joseph E. Taylor III, Sarah Phillips, Scott Moranda, Harriet Ritvo

Editor: Christopher F. Jones

 

McNeur, 'Taming Manhattan,' Roundtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 3 (2016)

Roundtable Review, Vol. 6, No. 3 (2016)

Author: Catherine McNeur

Title: Taming Manhattan: Environmental Battles in the Antebellum City

Commentators: Clifton Hood, Melanie Kiechle, Matthew Gandy, Carl Zimring

Editor: Christopher F. Jones