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Environmental History is the world’s leading scholarly journal in environmental history and the journal of record in the field. Published four times a year by the University of Chicago Press on behalf of the American Society for Environmental History and the Forest History Society, the journal brings together scholars and practitioners from the humanities, sciences, and social sciences to explore the changing relationships between humans and the environment over time.

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The July 2024 issue features a memorial to professor Mark Elvin, a Forum of four articles about wine, and essays on birds in early New World fisheries, biodiversity at London's Kew gardens, race at the Highlander Folk School, Marcus Garvey's conception of wilderness, and the USDA's "bug girl" mascot Pestina. And of course the popular book reviews and New Scholarship.

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Please note: change to book review process

Books to be reviewed are now handled by the Environmental History book review editor. Publishers and authors who want their books reviewed will no longer send copies to the Forest History Society but instead directly to the book review editor. See our Submit page for details.

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