Reviews

Author: 
Joshua Eisenman
Reviewer: 
Brian Spivey

Spivey on Eisenman, 'Red China's Green Revolution: Technological Innovation, Institutional Change, and Economic Development under the Commune'

Joshua Eisenman. Red China's Green Revolution: Technological Innovation, Institutional Change, and Economic Development under the Commune. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018. xxxii + 436 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-18667-4

Author: 
Russell Fielding
Reviewer: 
Sharika Crawford

Crawford on Fielding, 'The Wake of the Whale: Hunter Societies in the Caribbean and North Atlantic'

Russell Fielding. The Wake of the Whale: Hunter Societies in the Caribbean and North Atlantic. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. 342 pp. Ill. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-98637-4

Reviewed by Sharika Crawford (United States Naval Academy) Published on H-Environment (January, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Jim Kershner, Staff of HistoryLink
Reviewer: 
Sean Fraga

Fraga on Kershner and Staff of HistoryLink, 'Transit: The Story of Public Transportation in the Puget Sound Region'

Jim Kershner, Staff of HistoryLink. Transit: The Story of Public Transportation in the Puget Sound Region. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2019. Illustrations. 144 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-933245-55-3

Reviewed by Sean Fraga (University of Southern California) Published on H-Environment (January, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Holly Cusack-McVeigh
Reviewer: 
Karen Routledge

Routledge on Cusack-McVeigh, 'Stories Find You, Places Know: Yup'ik Narratives of a Sentient World'

Holly Cusack-McVeigh. Stories Find You, Places Know: Yup'ik Narratives of a Sentient World. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2017. 328 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-60781-582-2

Reviewed by Karen Routledge (Parks Canada) Published on H-Environment (January, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Rick Blom
Reviewer: 
Kesia Kvill

Kvill on Blom, 'Hunger: How Food Shaped the Course of the First World War'

Rick Blom. Hunger: How Food Shaped the Course of the First World War. Trans. Suzanne Jansen. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2019. xi + 236 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-77112-417-1

Reviewed by Kesia Kvill (University of Guelph) Published on H-Environment (January, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Winton U. Solberg
Reviewer: 
David Welky

Welky on Solberg, 'Arctic Mirage: The 1913-1920 Expedition in Search of Crocker Land'

Winton U. Solberg. Arctic Mirage: The 1913-1920 Expedition in Search of Crocker Land. Jefferson: McFarland, 2019. Illustrations. 263 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-7995-2

Reviewed by David Welky (University of Central Arkansas) Published on H-Environment (January, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Benjamin A. Lieberman, Elizabeth Gordon
Reviewer: 
Raechel Lutz

Lutz on Lieberman and Gordon, 'Climate Change in Human History: Prehistory to the Present'

Benjamin A. Lieberman, Elizabeth Gordon. Climate Change in Human History: Prehistory to the Present. London: Bloomsbury, 2018. 244 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4725-9850-9

Reviewed by Raechel Lutz (The Wardlaw + Hartridge School) Published on H-Environment (January, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Joseph J. Walsh
Reviewer: 
Linda R. Gosner

Gosner on Walsh, 'The Great Fire of Rome: Life and Death in the Ancient City'

Joseph J. Walsh. The Great Fire of Rome: Life and Death in the Ancient City. Witness to Ancient History Series. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 192 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-3370-7; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4214-3371-4

Author: 
Mack P. Holt
Reviewer: 
Constance de Font-Réaulx

de Font-Réaulx on Holt, 'The Politics of Wine in Early Modern France: Religion and Popular Culture in Burgundy, 1477-1630'

Mack P. Holt. The Politics of Wine in Early Modern France: Religion and Popular Culture in Burgundy, 1477-1630. New Studies in European History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. Illustrations, tables. 368 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-47188-6

Author: 
Sarah Cameron
Reviewer: 
Aaron Hale-Dorrell

Hale-Dorrell on Cameron, 'The Hungry Steppe: Famine, Violence, and the Making of Soviet Kazakhstan'

Sarah Cameron. The Hungry Steppe: Famine, Violence, and the Making of Soviet Kazakhstan. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018. 294 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-3043-6

Reviewed by Aaron Hale-Dorrell (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Environment (December, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Ronald V. Morris
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Grennan Browning

Browning on Morris, 'Yountsville: The Rise and Decline of an Indiana Mill Town'

Ronald V. Morris. Yountsville: The Rise and Decline of an Indiana Mill Town. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2019. Illustrations, tables, graphs. 224 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-268-10661-4

Reviewed by Elizabeth Grennan Browning (Indiana University) Published on H-Environment (December, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Thomas C. Rust
Reviewer: 
Brian Wright

Wright on Rust, 'Watching over Yellowstone: The US Army's Experience in America's First National Park, 1886–1918'

Thomas C. Rust. Watching over Yellowstone: The US Army's Experience in America's First National Park, 1886–1918. Modern War Studies Series. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2020. Illustrations. 280 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7006-2961-9; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2940-4. 

Author: 
Andrew A. Robichaud
Reviewer: 
Laura Martin

Martin on Robichaud, 'Animal City: The Domestication of America'

Andrew A. Robichaud. Animal City: The Domestication of America. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2019. 352 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-91936-5

Reviewed by Laura Martin (Williams College) Published on H-Environment (November, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Emily Pawley
Reviewer: 
Joshua Specht

Specht on Pawley, 'The Nature of the Future: Agriculture, Science, and Capitalism in the Antebellum North'

Emily Pawley. The Nature of the Future: Agriculture, Science, and Capitalism in the Antebellum North. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2020. 312 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-69383-5.

Reviewed by Joshua Specht (University of Notre Dame) Published on H-Environment (November, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Thomas W. Pearson
Reviewer: 
Justin Fisher

Fisher on Pearson, 'When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community'

Thomas W. Pearson. When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2017. 256 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8166-9992-6.

Reviewed by Justin Fisher (University of Saskatchewan) Published on H-Environment (November, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

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