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Vol.21 No.1, February 2015

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Introduction: Situating African Agency in Environmental History by Judith Carney and Haripriya Rangan

African Oil Palms, Colonial Socioecological Transformation and the Making of an Afro-Brazilian Landscape in Bahia, Brazil. Case Watkins

Marooned Plants: Vernacular Naming Practices in the Mascarene Islands. Christian A. Kull, Edward A. Alpers and Jacques Tassin

How Africans and Their Descendants Participated in Establishing Open-Range Cattle Ranching in the Americas. Andrew Sluyter

Elusive Traces: Baobabs and the African Diaspora in South Asia. Haripriya Rangan and Karen L. Bell

Food Traditions and Landscape Histories of the Indian Ocean World: Theoretical and Methodological Reflections. Haripriya Rangan, Edward A. Alpers, Tim Denham, Christian A. Kull and Judith Carney


Peter Holland, Home in the Howling Wilderness: Settlers and the Environment in Southern New Zealand (James Beattie)
Charles Watkins and Ben Cowell, Uvedale Price (1747-1829) Decoding the Picturesque (Carl J. Griffin)
Edwin Martini, Agent Orange: History, Science, and the Politics of Uncertainty (Mark Leeming)
Cecilia Gowdy-Wygant, Cultivating History: The Women's Land Army and the Victory Garden Movement (Nicola Verdon)


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Vol.21 No.2, May 2015

Salmonid Acclimatisation in Colonial Victoria: Improvement, Restoration and Recreation 1858-1909. Peter Minard

Expanding Sanitary Infrastructure and the Shaping of River History: River Vantaa (Finland) 1876-1982 . Paula Schönach

Islamic Law and the Management of Natural Resources in Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Ottoman Syria. Sabrina Joseph

Expanding the Space for Future Resource Management: Explorations of the Timber Frontier in Northern Europe and the Rescaling of Sustainability During the Nineteenth Century. Christian Lotz

The Concept of Climate Improvement: Colonialism and Environment in German South West Africa. Harri Olavi Siiskonen


Lisa M. Brady, War Upon the Land: Military Strategy and the Transformation of Southern Landscapes during the American Civil War (Chris Pearson)
Ian D. Whyte, A Dictionary of Environmental History (Stephen Mosley)
Brian C. Black, Crude Reality: Petroleum in World History (Troy Vettese)
Yulia Lajus and Dmitry Lajus, eds. ,'More - Nashe Pole': Kolichestvennye dannye o rybnykh promyslakh Belogo i Barentseva morei, XVII - nachalo XX v. Materialy k ekilogicheskoi istorii Russkogo Severa ('The Sea is our Field': Quantitative Studies on Fisheries in the White and Barents Sea, 17th – Beginning of the 20th Centuries. Materials for the Environmental History of the Russian North) (Ryan Tucker Jones)
Lissa K. Wadewitz, The Nature of Borders: Salmon, Boundaries, and Bandits on the Salish Sea (Christopher Bear) SOCIETY PAGES


Vol.21 No.3, August 2015

Forced Solidarity: Maintenance of Coastal Defences Along the North Sea Coast in the Early Modern Period. Milja van Tielhof

Guilty, Sexual and Local: Nature for the Nation in the Italian Narrative of the Bel Paese (19th century). Antonio Gai

'Protecting the Primitive Natives': Indigenous People as Endangered Species in the Early Nature Protection Movement, 1900-1940. Fenneke Sysling

Marketing Nature: The Canadian National Parks Branch and Constructing the Portrayal of National Parks in Promotional Brochures, 1936-1970. Paula Johanna Saari


Tom Williamson, An Environmental History of Wildlife in England, 1650-1950 (Etienne Benson)
Walter Johnson, River of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Cotton Kingdom (Troy Vettese)
Michael Chaplin, with Birtley Aris, Charles Bell and Christy Ducker, Tyne View: A Walk around the Port of Tyne (Leona Skelton)
Karen Kilcup, Fallen Forests: Emotion, Embodiment, and Ethics in American Women's Environmental Writing, 1781-1924 (Timothy Sweet)
William Beinart, Karen Middleton and Simon Pooley, eds., Wild Things: Nature and the Social Imagination (Julie Hughes)
Matthew Morse Booker, Down by the Bay: San Francisco's History Between the Tides (Laura A. Watt)
Astrid Kander, Paolo Malanima and Paul Warde , Power to the People: Energy in Europe over the Last Five Centuries (Francesc X. Barca-Salom)
John K. Walton and Jason Wood, eds., The Making of a Cultural Landscape: The English Lake District as a Tourist Destination, 1750-2010 (Harriet Ritvo)


Vol.21 No.4, November 2015

Boring Through History: An Environmental History of the Extent, Impact and Management of Marine Woodborers in a Global and Local Context, 500 BCE to 1930s CE. Courtney A. Rayes, James Beattie and Ian C. Duggan

An Ocean of Locusts - The Perception and Control of Insect Pests in Prussian Brandenburg (1700-1850). Jana Sprenger

Bugs in the Garden: Tea Plantations and Environmental Constraints in Eastern India (Assam), 1840-1910. Arnab Dey

'It is no use advising us! Command us and we will obey': Livestock Management, Soil Conservation and the State in Southern Rhodesia, c.1930-50. Wesley Mwatwara and Sandra Swart

Order in the Lake: Managing the Sustainability of the Lake Constance Fisheries, 1350-1900. Michael Zeheter


Jeffrey K. Wilson, The German Forest: Nature, Identity, and the Contestation of a National Symbol, 1871-1914 (Charles Closmann)
Christine A. Klein and Sandra B. Zellmer, Mississippi River Tragedies: A Century of Unnatural Disaster (Jack E. Davis)
Hrvoje Petrić, Frontier Societies and Environment: Varaždin Generalate (Slavonian Military Frontier) and Križevci County in the Seventeenth Century (published in Croatian) (Goran Đurđević)
Evgeniy Ilich Gololobov, People and Nature in the North of Ob-Irtysh Region (1917-1930): Historical Origins of Modern Ecological Problems (Bathsheba Demuth)

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