Environmental History

  • Spoiled Fruits

    Annual Meeting

    Jason A. Heppler | Nov 15, 2023

    Silicon Valley is often touted as eco-friendly today, yet the environmental history of the region tarnishes that reputation.
  • John Broesamle (1941–2023)

    In Memoriam

    Carmen Nava | Nov 1, 2023

    John Broesamle, professor emeritus of history and noted champion of the wilderness, was born on February 10, 1941, and died...
  • Natale Zappia (1974–2023)

    In Memoriam

    Jeffrey Auerbach and Benjamin Madley | Nov 1, 2023

    Natale Zappia, scholar of environmental and Indigenous history , died of a brain tumor on April 27, 2023, at the age of 48 .
  • Johnny Horizon Environmental Test Kit

    Everything Has a History

    Sherri Sheu | Sep 28, 2023

    A 1970s children’s toy illustrates long-standing interest in—and lack of control over—our environment.

Most Recent

  • AHA Member Spotlight: Anna Booker

    AHA Staff | Jul 25, 2023

    Anna Booker is a senior instructor at Whatcom Community College. She lives in Bellingham, Washington, and has been a member since 2017.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Anita Guerrini

    Matthew Keough | Jun 28, 2023

    Anita Guerrini is the Horning Professor in the Humanities Emerita at Oregon State University and a research professor at University...
  • Antiglobalism and the Transnational

    Mark Philip Bradley | Apr 26, 2023

    The June issue of the American Historical Review includes articles on Chinese oyster fishers, the International Monetary Fund, and more.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Meng Zhang

    Matthew Keough | Mar 17, 2023

    Meng Zhang is an assistant professor of history at Vanderbilt University. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee, and has been a member since 2016.
  • Sonoran Soundscapes

    Alyssa Kreikemeier | Feb 2, 2023

    The clash between public lands held for conservation and used by the US military often comes down to one thing: noise.

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