Reviews

Author: 
Erik Reardon
Reviewer: 
Zachary Bennett

Bennett on Reardon, 'Managing the River Commons: Fishing and New England's Rural Economy (Environmental History of the Northeast)'

Erik Reardon. Managing the River Commons: Fishing and New England's Rural Economy (Environmental History of the Northeast). Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2021. 192 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62534-584-4; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62534-585-1

Author: 
Ariel Ron
Reviewer: 
Andrew Watson

Watson on Ron, 'Grassroots Leviathan: Agricultural Reform and the Rural North in the Slaveholding Republic'

Ariel Ron. Grassroots Leviathan: Agricultural Reform and the Rural North in the Slaveholding Republic. Studies in Early American Economy and Society from the Library Company of Philadelphia Series. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020. Illustrations, maps. xiii + 308 pp. $59.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4214-3933-4; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-3932-7.

Author: 
Richard Rhodes
Reviewer: 
Rachel Lanier Taylor

Taylor on Rhodes, 'Energy: A Human History'

Richard Rhodes. Energy: A Human History. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2018. Illustrations. 512 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5011-0535-7

Reviewed by Rachel Lanier Taylor (University of Washington) Published on H-Environment (January, 2022) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Christopher P. Barton, ed.
Reviewer: 
Emma Verstraete

Verstraete on Barton, 'Trowels in the Trenches: Archaeology as Social Activism'

Christopher P. Barton, ed. Trowels in the Trenches: Archaeology as Social Activism. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2021. Illustrations, tables. 266 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-6673-8

Author: 
Gina G. Warren
Reviewer: 
Catherine Oliver

Oliver on Warren, 'Hatched: Dispatches from the Backyard Chicken Movement'

Gina G. Warren. Hatched: Dispatches from the Backyard Chicken Movement. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2021. 272 pp. $24.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-295-74863-4; $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-74862-7.

Reviewed by Catherine Oliver (University of Cambridge) Published on H-Environment (January, 2022) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Nanna Katrine Lüders Kaalund
Reviewer: 
Maia Council

Council on Kaalund, 'Explorations in the Icy North: How Travel Narratives Shaped Arctic Science in the Nineteenth Century'

Nanna Katrine Lüders Kaalund. Explorations in the Icy North: How Travel Narratives Shaped Arctic Science in the Nineteenth Century. Science and Culture in the Nineteenth Century Series. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2021. 240 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-4659-5

Author: 
Robert Wuthnow
Reviewer: 
Jessica Spiess

Spiess on Wuthnow, 'The Left Behind: Decline and Rage in Rural America'

Robert Wuthnow. The Left Behind: Decline and Rage in Rural America. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018. 200 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-17766-3.

Reviewed by Jessica Spiess (Public History Professionals, LLC) Published on H-Environment (January, 2022) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

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Author: 
Ben A. Minteer
Reviewer: 
Shelby Brewster

Brewster on Minteer, 'The Fall of the Wild: Extinction, De-Extinction, and the Ethics of Conservation'

Ben A. Minteer. The Fall of the Wild: Extinction, De-Extinction, and the Ethics of Conservation. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018. 192 pp. $29.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-17778-8.

Reviewed by Shelby Brewster (Michigan State University ) Published on H-Environment (January, 2022) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Janet Dorothy Larkin
Reviewer: 
Sonya Marie de Lazzer

de Lazzer on Larkin, 'Overcoming Niagara: Canals, Commerce, and Tourism in the Niagara-Great Lakes Borderland Region, 1792–1837'

Janet Dorothy Larkin. Overcoming Niagara: Canals, Commerce, and Tourism in the Niagara-Great Lakes Borderland Region, 1792–1837. Albany: State Univ of New York Press, 2018. 300 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-6823-5

Author: 
Kathleen A. Cairns
Reviewer: 
Michael Gunther

Gunther on Cairns, 'At Home in the World: California Women and the Postwar Environmental Movement'

Kathleen A. Cairns. At Home in the World: California Women and the Postwar Environmental Movement. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2021. Illustrations. 216 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4962-0747-0.

Reviewed by Michael Gunther (Georgia Gwinnett College) Published on H-Environment (December, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
María T. Padilla, Nancy Rosado
Reviewer: 
Carmen Bolt

Bolt on Padilla and Rosado, 'Tossed to the Wind: Stories of Hurricane Maria Survivors'

María T. Padilla, Nancy Rosado. Tossed to the Wind: Stories of Hurricane Maria Survivors. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2020. Illustrations. 208 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-68340-150-6

Author: 
Laura Jean Cameron, ed.
Reviewer: 
Donna Drucker

Drucker on Cameron, 'Friend Beloved: Marie Stopes, Gordon Hewitt, and an Ecology of Letters'

Laura Jean Cameron, ed. Friend Beloved: Marie Stopes, Gordon Hewitt, and an Ecology of Letters. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2021. 224 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-228-00527-8.

Reviewed by Donna Drucker (Colorado College) Published on H-Environment (December, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Jonathan Rees
Reviewer: 
Kara Schlichting

Schlichting on Rees, 'Before the Refrigerator: How We Used to Get Ice'

Jonathan Rees. Before the Refrigerator: How We Used to Get Ice. How Things Worked Series. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018. Illustrations. 136 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4214-2459-0; $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-2458-3. 

Author: 
Sean Rhoads, Brooke McCorkle
Reviewer: 
Andrea Horbinski

Horbinski on Rhoads and McCorkle, 'Japan's Green Monsters: Environmental Commentary in Kaiju Cinema'

Sean Rhoads, Brooke McCorkle. Japan's Green Monsters: Environmental Commentary in Kaiju Cinema. Jefferson: McFarland, 2018. 226 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-6390-6.

Reviewed by Andrea Horbinski (Independant Scholar) Published on H-Environment (December, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

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Author: 
Carolyn Smith-Morris
Reviewer: 
Amy Hay

Hay on Smith-Morris, 'Indigenous Communalism: Belonging, Healthy Communities, and Decolonizing the Collective'

Carolyn Smith-Morris. Indigenous Communalism: Belonging, Healthy Communities, and Decolonizing the Collective. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2019. 192 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-978805-41-5

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