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September 8, 2015
In this epic history of extermination and survival, Timothy Snyder presents a new explanation of the great atrocity of the twentieth century, and reveals the risks that we...
July 16, 2015
M. Sigl, M. Winstrup, J. R. McConnell, K. C. Welten, G. Plunkett, F. Ludlow, U. Büntgen, M. Caffee, N. Chellman, D. Dahl-Jensen, H. Fischer, S. Kipfstuhl, C. Kostick, O. J....
April 18, 2015
Yale Environmental History hosted its fifth annual environmental conference on April 18, 2015, “New Perspectives in Environmental History.” 
April 1, 2015
Alan Mikhail, “Ottoman Iceland: A Climate History,” Environmental History (2015) 20(2): 262-284.   Abstract: In June 1783, the Laki volcanic fissure began erupting in Iceland...
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January 18, 2015
The diverse cultures of the Caribbean have been shaped as much by hurricanes as they have by diplomacy, commerce, or the legacy of colonial rule. In this panoramic work of...
July 1, 2014
William Rankin. “The Geography of Radionavigation and the Politics of Intangible Artifacts.” Technology and Culture 55.3 (2014): 622-674.  Abstract During the middle of the...
April 12, 2014
Yale Environmental History hosted its fourth northeast environmental history conference on April 12, with terrific papers from ten graduate students from nine different...

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