New Books in Environmental Studies

Interviews with Environmental Scientists about their New Books

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 54m. Bisher sind 195 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts


episode 626: Michitake Aso, "Rubber and the Making of Vietnam: An Ecological History, 1897-1975" (UNC Press, 2018)

How can the history of rubber be used as a way to understand the history of 20th-century Vietnam?



episode 216: Jennifer L. Derr, "The Lived Nile: Environment, Disease, and Material Colonial Economy in Egypt" (Stanford UP, 2019)

In October 1902, the reservoir of the first Aswan Dam filled, and Egypt's relationship with the Nile River forever changed...



episode 46: Don Kulick, "A Death in the Rainforest: How a Language and a Way of Life Came to an End in Papua New Guinea" (Algonquin Books, 2019)

In this episode of the podcast Don and Alex talk about Papua New Guinea, where they have both done research...



episode 24: Stephen Hamnett, "Planning Singapore: The Experimental City" (Routledge, 2019)

Two hundred years ago, Sir Stamford Raffles established the modern settlement of Singapore...



episode 41: Nancy Langston, "Sustaining Lake Superior: An Extraordinary Lake in a Changing World" (Yale UP, 2017)

Lake Superior has experienced substantial environmental change—including today’s impressive but incomplete ecological recovery—in its existence, especially over the last 150 year...



episode 40: Timothy LeCain, "The Matter of History: How Things Create the Past" (Cambridge UP, 2017)

LeCain presents a path-breaking approach to the study of the environment and history...



episode 44: Dolly Kikon, "Living with Oil and Coal: Resource Politics and Militarization in Northeast India" (U Washington Press, 2019)

Kikon offers a rich account of life in the midst of a landscape defined by multiple overlapping extractive industries and plantation economies...



episode 559: Joy McCann, "Wild Sea: A History of the Southern Ocean" (U New South Wales Press, 2018)

McCann discusses the great circumpolar ocean that surrounds Antarctica...


 2019-09-13  35m

episode 20: Kenneth Olwig, "The Meanings of Landscape: Essays on Place, Space, Nature and Justice" (Routledge, 2019)

Olwig presents explorations in landscape geography and architecture from an environmental humanities perspective...


 2019-09-13  1h4m

episode 205: Cymene Howe and Dominic Boyer, "Wind and Power in the Anthropocene" (Duke UP, 2019)

This is the third of three interviews with Cymene Howe and Dominic Boyer about their duo-graph, Wind and Power in the Anthropocene...


 2019-09-10  39m