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Announcement: Special Issue on Histories of Transport, Mobility and Environment

November 12th, 2014 · No Comments

It is a pleasure to announce the publication of the special issue of the Journal of Transport History on the histories of transport, mobility, and environment. Please find the table of contents below or visit the journal website here. Thomas Zeller, University of Maryland, Guest Editor (tzeller@umd.edu) Journal of Transport History Volume 35, Number 2, […]

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2013 Joel A. Tarr Article Prize awarded Ashley Carse

October 31st, 2013 · No Comments

The members of Envirotech are pleased to announce that Ashley Carse has been selected as the winner of the 2013 Joel A. Tarr Prize for his article “Nature as Infrastructure: Making and Managing the Panama Canal Watershed,” Social Studies of Science 42 (2012): 539-563. The Tarr prize recognizes the best article published in a journal […]

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New book: New Natures

June 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

Envirotechies Dolly Jørgensen, Finn Arne Jørgensen, and Sara B. Pritchard have a new edited volume out – New Natures: Joining Environmental History with Science and Technology Studies, published with University of Pittsburgh Press. New Natures broadens the dialogue between the disciplines of science and technology studies (STS) and environmental history in hopes of deepening and even transforming understandings […]

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Call for Papers: Histories of Transport, Mobility, and Environment

April 10th, 2013 · Comments Off on Call for Papers: Histories of Transport, Mobility, and Environment

Journal of Transport History, Special Issue In 1844 William Wordsworth wrote passionately about a railway that was desecrating the tranquility of the English Lake District, if not setting fire to woodland and dividing ancient fields and ecologies. Across the Atlantic in the same century, Henry Thoreau expressed gratitude that people could not yet fly “and […]

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New Book: The Story of N

March 4th, 2013 · Comments Off on New Book: The Story of N

Hugh Gorman’s The Story of N: A Social History of the Nitrogen Cycle and the Challenge of Sustainability examines the process by which humans, first, learned to bypass an important ecological constraint and, second, are learning to address concerns associated with having done so. The ecological constraint, which existed up to the early twentieth century, […]

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New book: Making A Green Machine

August 1st, 2011 · No Comments

Finn Arne Jørgensen‘s book Making A Green Machine: The Infrastructure of Beverage Container Recycling is out! Consider an empty bottle or can, one of the hundreds of billions of beverage containers that are discarded worldwide every year. Empty containers have been at the center of intense political controversies, technological innovation processes, and the modern environmental […]

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Call for nominations: 2011 Joel A. Tarr Envirotech Article Prize

February 9th, 2011 · No Comments

Envirotech, a dynamic interest group within the Society for the History of Technology and the American Society for Environmental History, invites nominations for the 2011 Joel A. Tarr Envirotech Article Prize. The Tarr Prize recognizes the best article published in either a journal or article collection on the relationship between technology and the environment in history. The […]

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New book: The Illusory Boundary Environment and Technology in History

August 10th, 2010 · No Comments

Great news – The Illusory Boundary is finally out, a collection of articles edited by Marty Reuss and Steve Cutcliffe and with many envirotechies as contributors. Here is the description from University of Virginia Press.

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Tim LeCain’s book chosen as “Outstanding Academic Title for 2009”

January 9th, 2010 · No Comments

Timothy LeCain’s new envirotech book, Mass Destruction: The Men and Giant Mines That Wired America and Scarred the Planet (Rutgers University Press, 2009), has been chosen as an “Outstanding Academic Title for 2009” by Choice, the review journal of the American Library Association. Every year in the January issue, in print and online, Choice publishes […]

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New book: Mass Destruction: The Men and Giant Mines That Wired America and Scarred the Planet

September 20th, 2009 · No Comments

Tim LeCain’s book is out on Rutgers University Press! MASS DESTRUCTION: The Men and Giant Mines That Wired America and Scarred the Planet (Rutgers University Press, 2009) Timothy J. LeCain

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