Reviews

Author: 
Margaret Beattie Bogue
Reviewer: 
Terence Kehoe

Kehoe on Bogue, 'Fishing the Great Lakes: An Environmental History, 1783-1933'

Margaret Beattie Bogue. Fishing the Great Lakes: An Environmental History, 1783-1933. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2000. xix + 444 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-16764-6.

Reviewed by Terence Kehoe (Morgan, Angel & Associates, Washington, DC) Published on H-Environment (January, 2001)

Strangling the Golden Goose

Strangling the Golden Goose

Author: 
William McGucken
Reviewer: 
Charles C. Kolb

Kolb on McGucken, 'Lake Erie Rehabilitated: Controlling Cultural Eutrophication, 1960s-1990s'

William McGucken. Lake Erie Rehabilitated: Controlling Cultural Eutrophication, 1960s-1990s. Akron: University of Akron Press, 2000. xiv + 319 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-884836-58-9.

Reviewed by Charles C. Kolb (National Endowment for the Humanities) Published on H-Environment (September, 2000)

Author: 
Mark David Spence
Reviewer: 
Colin Fisher

Fisher on Spence, 'Dispossessing the Wilderness: Indian Removal and the Making of the National Parks'

Mark David Spence. Dispossessing the Wilderness: Indian Removal and the Making of the National Parks. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. x + 200 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-511882-7.

Reviewed by Colin Fisher (Department of History, DePaul University) Published on H-Environment (August, 2000)

Indians and the American National Park

Author: 
Xiaoying Ma, Leonard Ortolano
Reviewer: 
Robert B. Marks

Marks on Ma and Ortolano, 'Environmental Regulation in China: Institutions, Enforcement, and Compliance'

Xiaoying Ma, Leonard Ortolano. Environmental Regulation in China: Institutions, Enforcement, and Compliance. Lanham, Maryland and Oxford, England: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2000. xviii + 209 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8476-9399-3; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8476-9398-6.

Reviewed by Robert B. Marks (Professor of History, Whittier College) Published on H-Environment (August, 2000)

Author: 
Ronald T. Libby
Reviewer: 
Jonathan P. Spiro

Spiro on Libby, 'ECO-WARS: Political Campaigns and Social Movements'

Ronald T. Libby. ECO-WARS: Political Campaigns and Social Movements. New York: Columbia University Press, 1998. xiv + 254 pp. $33.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-11311-3; $72.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-11310-6.

Reviewed by Jonathan P. Spiro (Department of History, U. C. Berkeley) Published on H-Environment (June, 2000)

Author: 
Warren Dean
Reviewer: 
Jose Augusto Drummond

Augusto Drummond on Dean, 'With Broadax and Firebrand: The Destruction of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest'

Warren Dean. With Broadax and Firebrand: The Destruction of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995. xx + 482 pp. $38.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-08775-0.

Reviewed by Jose Augusto Drummond (Coordinator, Environmental Monitoring and Evaluation Project, Pilot Program to Conserve the Tropical Rain Forests, World Bank (Brasilia, Brazil)) Published on H-Environment (June, 2000)

Author: 
Kathie Durbin
Reviewer: 
Adam M. Sowards

Sowards on Durbin, 'Tongass: Pulp Politics and the Fight for the Alaska Rain Forest'

Kathie Durbin. Tongass: Pulp Politics and the Fight for the Alaska Rain Forest. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 1999. 328 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87071-466-5.

Reviewed by Adam M. Sowards (Department of History, Arizona State University) Published on H-Environment (May, 2000)

Tongass: An Instructive Tale

Author: 
Richard H. Grove Sangwan, Vinita Damodaran, eds. Satpal
Reviewer: 
John R. McNeill

McNeill on Sangwan and Damodaran and Satpal, 'Nature and the Orient: The Environmental History of South and Southeast Asia'

Richard H. Grove Sangwan, Vinita Damodaran, eds. Satpal. Nature and the Orient: The Environmental History of South and Southeast Asia. Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1998. xx + 1036 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-563896-7.

Reviewed by John R. McNeill (Department of History, Georgetown University) Published on H-Environment (April, 2000)

Author: 
Char Miller, ed.
Reviewer: 
Jay Brigham

Brigham on Miller, 'American Forests, Nature, Culture, and Politics. Development of Western Resources'

Char Miller, ed. American Forests, Nature, Culture, and Politics. Development of Western Resources. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1997. x + 289 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7006-0849-2; $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-0848-5.

Reviewed by Jay Brigham (Morgan, Angel and Associates, Washington, DC) Published on H-Environment (April, 2000)

Author: 
William deBuys
Reviewer: 
Christian McMillen

McMillen on deBuys, 'Salt Dreams: Land and Water in Low-Down California'

William deBuys. Salt Dreams: Land and Water in Low-Down California. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1999. xiii + 307 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8263-2126-8.

Reviewed by Christian McMillen (Department of History, Yale University) Published on H-Environment (April, 2000)

Land of Unintended Consequences

Author: 
Mark Neumann
Reviewer: 
Angela Blake

Blake on Neumann, 'On the Rim: Looking for the Grand Canyon'

Mark Neumann. On the Rim: Looking for the Grand Canyon. Minneapolis and London, England: University of Minnesota Press, 1999. xi + 373 pp. $22.46 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8166-2784-4.

Reviewed by Angela Blake (Department of History, American University, Washington, D.C) Published on H-Environment (April, 2000)

Author: 
Peter J. Hill, Roger E. Meiners, eds.
Reviewer: 
Leigh Raymond

Raymond on Hill and Meiners, 'Who Owns the Environment?'

Peter J. Hill, Roger E. Meiners, eds. Who Owns the Environment? Lanham, Md. and Oxford, England: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1998. xiv + 353 pp. $41.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8476-9082-4; $104.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8476-9081-7.

Reviewed by Leigh Raymond (Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California at Berkeley) Published on H-Environment (March, 2000)

Author: 
John D. Wirth
Reviewer: 
Rachel D. Shaw

Shaw on Wirth, 'Smelter Smoke in North America: The Politics of Transborder Pollution'

John D. Wirth. Smelter Smoke in North America: The Politics of Transborder Pollution. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2000. xx + 264 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-0984-0.

Reviewed by Rachel D. Shaw (Department of History, University of California, San Diego) Published on H-Environment (March, 2000)

A Tale of Two Smelters

Author: 
Nigel J. H. Smith
Reviewer: 
Jose Augusto Drummond

Augusto Drummond on Smith, 'The Amazon River Forest--A Natural History of Plants, Animals, and People'

Nigel J. H. Smith. The Amazon River Forest--A Natural History of Plants, Animals, and People. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. 208 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-512683-9.

Reviewed by Jose Augusto Drummond (Coordinator, Environmental Monitoring and Evaluation Project, World Bank Pilot Program for the Protection of Tropical Rain Forests (Brasília, Brazil)) Published on H-Environment (January, 2000)

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