BOOKS RECEIVED: Bill Russell, “Field Guide to Wild Mushrooms of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic: Revised and Expanded Edition,” (Penn State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley This revised and expanded edition of mushroom expert Bill Russells popular Field Guide to Wild Mushrooms of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic provides both novice and experienced mushroom foragers with detailed, easy-to-use information about more… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Alexa Weik von Mossner, “Affective Ecologies: Empathy, Emotion, and Environmental Narrative” (Ohio State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Affective Ecologies: Empathy, Emotion, and Environmental Narrative explores our emotional engagement with environmental narrative. Focusing on the American cultural context, Alexa Weik von Mossner develops an ecocritical approach that draws on the insights of… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Arlie Russell Hochschild, “Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right” (The New Press, 2016)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley In Strangers in Their Own Land, the renowned sociologist Arlie Hochschild embarks on a thought-provoking journey from her liberal hometown of Berkeley, California, deep into Louisiana Bayou country, a stronghold of the conservative right.… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Gifford Pinchot, “Gifford Pinchot: Selected Writings” (Penn State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley The founding chief of the U.S. Forest Service and twice governor of Pennsylvania, Gifford Pinchot was central to the early twentieth-century conservation movement in the United States and the political history and evolution of… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: by Carol Hager and Mary Alice Haddad, eds., “Nimby Is Beautiful: Cases of Local Activism and Environmental Innovation Around the World” (Berghahn Books, 2017)
NIMBY (Not In My Back Yard) protests are often criticized as parochial and short-lived, generating no lasting influence on broader processes related to environmental politics. This volume offers a different perspective. Drawing on cases from around the globe, it demonstrates… Read More
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