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Vol.17 No.1, February 2011


Uncertain Environments: Natural Hazards, Risk and Insurance in Historical Perspective. Uwe Luebken and Christof Mauch

Forestation and its Discontents: The Invention of an Uncertain Landscape in Southwestern France, 1850-Present. Samuel Temple

'Risky Business': Disease, Disaster and the Unintended Consequences of Epizootics in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century France and Germany. Dorothee Brantz

Disciplining the Earth: Earthquake Observation in Switzerland and Germany at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century. Andrea Westermann

US Weather Bureau Chief Willis Moore and the Reimagination of Uncertainty in Long-Range Forecasting. Jamie L. Pietruska

Race, Class and Gender Disparities in Clara Barton's Late Nineteenth-Century Disaster Relief. Marian Moser Jones

From an Act of God to an Insurable Risk: The Change in the Perception of Hailstorms and Thunderstorms since the Early Modern Period. Frank Oberholzner

From Wood to Stone: The Risk Management of Swiss Re in The Sundsvall Fire 1888. Eleonora Rohland

Sharing the Risk of Hail: Insurance, Reinsurance and the Variability of Hailstorms in Switzerland, 1880-1932. Franz Mauelshagen

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Vol.17 No.2, May 2011

Writing the Wolf: Canine Tales and North American Environmental-Literary Tradition. Karen Jones

A Cultural History of Crocodiles in the Philippines: Towards a New Peace Pact?. Jan van der Ploeg, Merlijn van Weerd and Gerard A. Persoon

'At this point, the lichens in the trees are their only means of survival': A History of Tree Cutting for Winter Reindeer Fodder by Sami People in Northern Sweden. Anna Berg, Bjorn Gunnarsson and Lars Ostlund

Violence Against People and the Land: The Environment and Refugee Migration from China's Henan Province, 1938-1945. Micah S. Muscolino

Intercontinental Transport of Dust: Science and Policy, pre-1800s to 1967. Ken Wilkening


J.R. McNeill, Mosquito Empires: Ecology and War in the Greater Caribbean, 1620-1914 (John Lawrence Tone)

Rutgerd Boelens, David Getches and Armando Guevara-Gil, Out of the Mainstream: Water Rights, Politics and Identity (Julia Brown)

Irfan Habib, Man and Environment: The Ecological History of India (Laxman D. Satya)

Stephen Mosley, The Environment in World History (David Arnold)

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Vol.17 No.3, August 2011

Garrett Hardin, The Tragedy of the Commons and the Firth of Forth. T.C. Smout

The Rise of Blame and Recreancy in the United Kingdom: A Cultural, Political and Scientific Autopsy of the North Sea Flood of 1953. Alexander Hall

Modernising the Urban Environment: The Musi River Flood of 1908 in Hyderabad, India. Benjamin Cohen

Betrayal or 'Business as Usual'? Access to Forest Resources in the Nepal Terai. Deb Rajan Sinha

Reading the Landscape Past: Explaining the Lack of On-Farm Tree Planting in Ethiopia. Habtemariam Kassa, Melaku Bekele and Bruce Campbell


Genevieve Massard-Guilbaud, Histoire de la Pollution Industrielle: France, 1789-1914 (Bill Luckin)

Stephen J. Pyne, America's Fires: A Historical Context for Policy and Practice (Simon Pooley)

Stefania Barca, Enclosing Water: Nature and Political Economy in a Mediterranean Valley, 1796-1916 (Harold L. Platt)

Marcus Hall (ed.), Restoration and History: The Search for a Usable Environmental Past (Joshua Specht)

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Vol.17 No.4, November 2011

Farming at the Forest Frontier: Land Use and Landscape Change in Western Madagascar, 1896-2005. Ivan R. Scales

Swidden Farming as an Agent of Environmental Change: Ecological Myth and Historical Reality in Indonesia. David Henley

Imbricated Geographies of Conservation and Consumption in the Stikine Plateau. Jonathan Peyton

The Role of Cenotes in the Social History of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. Paul George Munro and Maria de Lourdes Melo Zurita

Wine or Raki - The Interplay of Climate and Society in Early Modern Ottoman Bosnia. Jelena Mrgić


Chris Pearson, Peter Coates and Tim Cole, eds., Militarized Landscapes: From Gettysburg to Salisbury Plain (Richard Tucker)

Libby Robin, Chris Dickman and Mandy Martin, eds., Desert Channels: The Impulse to Conserve (Philipp N. Lehmann)

Bron Taylor, Dark Green Religion. Nature Spirituality and the Planetary Future (Emma Tomalin)

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