The Forest History Society (FHS) maintains an extensive computerized data bank of published sources related to environmental history. The biblioscope section of this journal includes just a selection of the new information that the FHS library adds to that data bank each quarter. The library indexes all entries in the data bank by topic, chronological period, and geographical area. More …
Nixon and the Environment. By J. Brooks Flippen. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press. ix + 308 pp. Reviewed by Thomas R. Wellock.
The Environmental Presidency. Edited by Dennis L. Soden. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1999. 366 pp. Reviewed by Brooks Flippen.
Conservation Reconsidered: Nature, Virtue, and American Liberal Democracy. By Charles T. Rubin. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2000. xix + 254 pp. Reviewed by Kendrick A. Clements.
Saving the Planet: The American Response to the Environment in the Twentieth Century. By Hal K. Rothman. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2000. 215 pp. Reviewed by Kent D. Shifferd.
A Country in the Mind: Wallace Stegner, Bernard DeVoto, History, and the American Land. By John L. Thomas. New York: Routledge, 2000. 256 pp.. Reviewed by Robert Trennert.
Brush With Death: A Social History of Lead Poisoning. By Christian Warren. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000. xiv + 362 pp. Reviewed by James Whorton.
Smelter Smoke in North America: The Politics of Transborder Pollution. By John D. Wirth. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2000. xx + 268 pp. Reviewed by Jared N. Day.
Clearing the Air: The Real Story on the War on Air Pollution. By Indur M. Goklany. Washington, D.C.: Cato Institute, 1999. xi + 187 pp. Reviewed by Alan P. Loeb.
Encyclopedia of Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Cyclones. By David Longshore. New York: Checkmark Books, 2000. ix + 372 pp. Reviewed by Bernard Mergen.
Northwest Lands, Northwest Peoples: Readings in Environmental History. Edited by Dale D. Goble and Paul W. Hirt. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1999. xiv + 552 pp. Reviewed by Linda Nash.
Tie Hackers to Timber Harvesters: The History of Logging in British Columbia’s Interior. By Ken Drushka. Madeira Park, B.C.: Harbour Publishing, 1998. 240 pp. Reviewed by Thomas R. Waggener.
Eden by Design: The 1930 Olmsted-Bartholomew Plan for the Los Angeles Region. By Greg Hise and Bill Deverell. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000. 323 pp. Reviewed by Stephanie Pincetl.
Technologies of Landscape: From Reaping to Recycling. Edited by David E. Nye. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1999. 280 pp. Reviewed by Sara B. Pritchard.
The Electric Vehicle and the Burden of History. By David A. Kirsch. New Brunswick, N.J. Rutgers University Press, 2000. xiii + 291 pp. Reviewed by Stephen H. Cutcliffe.
Women Pioneers for the Environment. By Mary Joy Breton. Boston: Northeastern University Press. xiv + 322 pp. Reviewed by Cynthia Watkins Richardson.
William Henry Holmes and the Rediscovery of the American West. By Kevin J. Fernlund. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2000. xvii + 300 pp. Reviewed by Robert W. Righter.
The Great Smokies: From Natural Habitat to National Park. By Daniel S. Pierce. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2000. xviii + 254 pp. Reviewed by Daniel J. Vivian.
Cattle, Deforestation and Development in the Amazon: An Economic, Agronomic and Environmental Perspective. By Merle D. Faminow. Oxon, U.K.: CAB International (Center for Agriculture and Bioscience), 1998. x + 253 pp.; Colonization as Exploitation in the Amazona Rain Forest, 1758-1911. By Robin L. Anderson. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1999. x + 197 pp. Reviewed by Sterling Evans.