Reviews

Author: 
Richard S. Newman
Reviewer: 
Angela Creager

Creager on Newman, 'Love Canal: A Toxic History from Colonial Times to the Present'


Richard S. Newman. Love Canal: A Toxic History from Colonial Times to the Present. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. xvii + 306 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-537483-4.

Reviewed by Angela Creager (Princeton University)
Published on H-Environment (March, 2017)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

Author: 
Richard L. Revesz, Jack Lienke
Reviewer: 
Allen J. Dieterich-Ward

Dieterich-Ward on Revesz and Lienke, 'Struggling for Air: Power Plants and the "War on Coal"'


Richard L. Revesz, Jack Lienke. Struggling for Air: Power Plants and the "War on Coal". New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 232 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-023311-2.

Reviewed by Allen J. Dieterich-Ward (Shippensburg University)
Published on H-Environment (February, 2017)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

Author: 
Michael D. Wise
Reviewer: 
Stephanie Rutherford

Rutherford on Wise, 'Producing Predators: Wolves, Work, and Conquest in the Northern Rockies'


Michael D. Wise. Producing Predators: Wolves, Work, and Conquest in the Northern Rockies. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2016. 210 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-4981-3.

Reviewed by Stephanie Rutherford (Trent University)
Published on H-Environment (February, 2017)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

Author: 
Frank Van Nuys
Reviewer: 
Tim Lehman

Lehman on Van Nuys, 'Varmints and Victims: Predator Control in the American West'


Frank Van Nuys. Varmints and Victims: Predator Control in the American West. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2015. xiv + 338 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2131-6.

Reviewed by Tim Lehman (Rocky Mountain College)
Published on H-Environment (February, 2017)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

Author: 
Dale L. Hutchinson
Reviewer: 
Erica Charters

Charters on Hutchinson, 'Disease and Discrimination: Poverty and Pestilence in Colonial Atlantic America'


Dale L. Hutchinson. Disease and Discrimination: Poverty and Pestilence in Colonial Atlantic America. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2016. 304 pp. $84.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-6269-3.

Reviewed by Erica Charters (University of Oxford)
Published on H-Environment (January, 2017)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

Author: 
Carolyn Merchant
Reviewer: 
Mark V. Barrow

Barrow on Merchant, 'Spare the Birds! George Bird Grinnell and the First Audubon Society'


Carolyn Merchant. Spare the Birds! George Bird Grinnell and the First Audubon Society. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. 344 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-21545-8.

Reviewed by Mark V. Barrow (Virginia Tech)
Published on H-Environment (January, 2017)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

Author: 
Thomas Nail
Reviewer: 
Frederico Freitas

Freitas on Nail, 'Theory of the Border'


Thomas Nail. Theory of the Border. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 288 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-061865-0; $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-061864-3.

Reviewed by Frederico Freitas (North Carolina State University)
Published on H-Environment (January, 2017)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

Author: 
Michael R. Grauer
Reviewer: 
Adrienne Baxter Bell

Baxter Bell on Grauer, 'Rounded Up in Glory: Frank Reaugh, Texas Renaissance Man'


Michael R. Grauer. Rounded Up in Glory: Frank Reaugh, Texas Renaissance Man. Denton: University of North Texas Press, 2016. xxiii + 403 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57441-633-6.

Reviewed by Adrienne Baxter Bell (Marymount Manhattan College)
Published on H-Environment (January, 2017)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

Author: 
Katy Layton-Jones
Reviewer: 
Jules P. Gehrke

Gehrke on Layton-Jones, 'Beyond the Metropolis: The Changing Image of Urban Britain, 1780-1880'


Katy Layton-Jones. Beyond the Metropolis: The Changing Image of Urban Britain, 1780-1880. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016. 256 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-9969-4.

Reviewed by Jules P. Gehrke (Saginaw Valley State University)
Published on H-Environment (December, 2016)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

Author: 
Edward MacDonald, Irené Novaczek, Joshua MacFadyen, eds.
Reviewer: 
Henry V. Nelles

Nelles on MacDonald and Novaczek and MacFadyen, 'Time and a Place: An Environmental History of Prince Edward Island'


Edward MacDonald, Irené Novaczek, Joshua MacFadyen, eds. Time and a Place: An Environmental History of Prince Edward Island. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2016. 460 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-4693-6.

Reviewed by Henry V. Nelles (McMaster University)
Published on H-Environment (December, 2016)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

Author: 
Arn Keeling, John Sandlos, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Peyton

Peyton on Keeling and Sandlos, 'Mining and Communities in Northern Canada: History, Politics, and Memory'


Arn Keeling, John Sandlos, eds. Mining and Communities in Northern Canada: History, Politics, and Memory. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2015. 456 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55238-804-4.

Reviewed by Jonathan Peyton (University of Manitoba)
Published on H-Environment (December, 2016)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

Author: 
O. Alan Weltzien
Reviewer: 
Rachel S. Gross

Gross on Weltzien, 'Exceptional Mountains: A Cultural History of the Pacific Northwest Volcanoes'


O. Alan Weltzien. Exceptional Mountains: A Cultural History of the Pacific Northwest Volcanoes. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2016. xiv + 246 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-6547-9.

Reviewed by Rachel S. Gross (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Published on H-Environment (November, 2016)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

Author: 
J. Samuel Walker, ed.
Reviewer: 
Caroline Peyton

Peyton on Walker, 'Nuclear Energy and the Legacy of Harry S. Truman'


J. Samuel Walker, ed. Nuclear Energy and the Legacy of Harry S. Truman. Truman Legacy Series. Kirksville: Truman State University Press, 2016. 240 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61248-159-3.

Reviewed by Caroline Peyton (Cameron University)
Published on H-Environment (November, 2016)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

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