Reviews

Author: 
Guntra A. Aistara
Reviewer: 
Venus Bivar

Bivar on Aistara, 'Organic Sovereignties: Struggles over Farming in an Age of Free Trade'

Guntra A. Aistara. Organic Sovereignties: Struggles over Farming in an Age of Free Trade. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2018. xvi + 263 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-74311-0

Reviewed by Venus Bivar (Washington University St Louis) Published on H-Environment (July, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (University of Idaho)

Author: 
Edwin A. Martini, ed.
Reviewer: 
Tony Nuspl

Nuspl on Martini, 'Proving Grounds: Militarized Landscapes, Weapons Testing, and the Environmental Impact of U.S. Bases'

Edwin A. Martini, ed. Proving Grounds: Militarized Landscapes, Weapons Testing, and the Environmental Impact of U.S. Bases. Donald R. Ellegood International Publications Series. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2015. 320 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-99465-9.

Reviewed by Tony Nuspl (Rogers State University, Tulsa Peace Fellowship) Published on H-Environment (July, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (University of Idaho)

Author: 
Jared S. Buss
Reviewer: 
Ingrid Ockert

Ockert on Buss, 'Willy Ley: Prophet of the Space Age'

Jared S. Buss. Willy Ley: Prophet of the Space Age. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2017. Illustrations. xiii + 321 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-5443-8.

Reviewed by Ingrid Ockert (Science History Institute) Published on H-Environment (July, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (University of Idaho)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=54728

Author: 
Hartmut Berghoff, Barbara Korte, Ralf Schneider, Christopher Harvie, eds.
Reviewer: 
Kathleen Sheppard

Sheppard on Berghoff and Korte and Schneider and Harvie, 'The Making of Modern Tourism: The Cultural History of the British Experience, 1600 -2000'

Hartmut Berghoff, Barbara Korte, Ralf Schneider, Christopher Harvie, eds. The Making of Modern Tourism: The Cultural History of the British Experience, 1600 -2000. Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002. 310 pp. $149.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-333-97114-7

Author: 
Nick Estes, Jaskiran Dhillon, eds.
Reviewer: 
Nevcihan Ozbilge

Ozbilge on Estes and Dhillon, 'Standing with Standing Rock: Voices from the #NoDAPL Movement'

Nick Estes, Jaskiran Dhillon, eds. Standing with Standing Rock: Voices from the #NoDAPL Movement. Indigenous Americas Series. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2019. Illustrations. ix + 420 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5179-0535-4; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5179-0536-1

Author: 
Casey P. Cater
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Lieberman

Lieberman on Cater, 'Regenerating Dixie: Electric Energy and the Modern South'

Casey P. Cater. Regenerating Dixie: Electric Energy and the Modern South. History of the Urban Environment Series. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2019. Illustrations. 248 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-4564-2

Author: 
Andrew Denning
Reviewer: 
Jesse Ritner

Ritner on Denning, 'Skiing into Modernity: A Cultural and Environmental History'

Andrew Denning. Skiing into Modernity: A Cultural and Environmental History. Oakland: University of California Press, 2014. 256 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-28428-9.

Reviewed by Jesse Ritner (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Environment (June, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (University of Idaho)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=54943

Author: 
Lynn Hollen Lees
Reviewer: 
Raymond Hyser

Hyser on Lees, 'Planting Empire, Cultivating Subjects: British Malaya, 1786-1941'

Lynn Hollen Lees. Planting Empire, Cultivating Subjects: British Malaya, 1786-1941. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 374 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-03840-0.

Reviewed by Raymond Hyser (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Environment (June, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (University of Idaho)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=54924

Author: 
Cristina Salinas
Reviewer: 
Samuel Klee

Klee on Salinas, 'Managed Migrations: Growers, Farmworkers, and Border Enforcement in the Twentieth Century'

Cristina Salinas. Managed Migrations: Growers, Farmworkers, and Border Enforcement in the Twentieth Century. Historia USA Series. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2018. xii + 272 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4773-1614-6

Reviewed by Samuel Klee (Saint Louis University) Published on H-Environment (June, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (University of Idaho)

Author: 
Helen M. Rozwadowski
Reviewer: 
Miles Powell

Powell on Rozwadowski, 'Vast Expanses: A History of the Oceans'

Helen M. Rozwadowski. Vast Expanses: A History of the Oceans. London: Reaktion Books, 2018. Illustrations. 268 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78023-997-2

Reviewed by Miles Powell (Nanyang Technological University) Published on H-Environment (June, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (University of Idaho)

Author: 
Brad Beaven, Karl Bell, Robert James, eds.
Reviewer: 
Madison Heslop

Heslop on Beaven and Bell and James, 'Port Towns and Urban Cultures: International Histories of the Waterfront, c.1700–2000'

Brad Beaven, Karl Bell, Robert James, eds. Port Towns and Urban Cultures: International Histories of the Waterfront, c.1700–2000. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 289 pp. $74.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-137-48316-4; $119.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-48315-7.

Reviewed by Madison Heslop (University of Washington) Published on H-Environment (June, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (University of Idaho)

Author: 
Joan E. Cashin
Reviewer: 
Evan Kutzler

Kutzler on Cashin, 'War Stuff: The Struggle for Human and Environmental Resources in the American Civil War'

Joan E. Cashin. War Stuff: The Struggle for Human and Environmental Resources in the American Civil War. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 270 pp. $84.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-42016-7; $24.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-108-41318-3

Author: 
Richard J. King
Reviewer: 
Alison Maas

Maas on King, 'Ahab's Rolling Sea: A Natural History of Moby-Dick'

Richard J. King. Ahab's Rolling Sea: A Natural History of Moby-Dick. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019. Illustrations. 464 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-51496-3

Reviewed by Alison Maas (University of California, Davis) Published on H-Environment (June, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (University of Idaho)

Author: 
Febe Armanios, Boğaç A. Ergene
Reviewer: 
Laura Kitchings

Kitchings on Armanios and Ergene, 'Halal Food: A History'

Febe Armanios, Boğaç A. Ergene. Halal Food: A History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. 400 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-026905-0.

Reviewed by Laura Kitchings (Boston University-Metropolitan College) Published on H-Environment (May, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (University of Idaho)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=54707

Author: 
Edmund Russell
Reviewer: 
Stephanie Howard-Smith

Howard-Smith on Russell, 'Greyhound Nation: A Coevolutionary History of England, 1200-1900'

Edmund Russell. Greyhound Nation: A Coevolutionary History of England, 1200-1900. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 214 pp. $94.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-76209-0; $24.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-74505-5

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