Episode 13: New Directions in Urban Environmental History & Abandoned Mines
On this episode of the podcast, we feature a preview discussion about a round-table panel for next week’s ASEH meeting called “Urbs in Horto: New Directions in Urban Environmental History”. Matthew Klingle, Ellen Stroud, Karl Appuhn, and Sean Kheraj sit down to discuss new developments in the field of urban environmental history and invite listeners to post comments or questions. Please let us know what you think.
Also, John Sandlos and Arn Keeling stop by to talk about their new project on abandoned mines in the Canadian North. This project examines the social and environmental consequences of large-scale mining operations for local Aboriginal people in northern Canada.
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Appuhn, Karl. A Forest on the Sea: Environmental Expertise in Renaissance Venice Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.
Klingle, Matthew. Emerald City: An Environmental History of Seattle New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007.
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“Spanish Samba” by Oursvince
“Left Behind” by Jason Drury
Kheraj, Sean. “Episode 13: New Directions in Urban Environmental History & Abandoned Mines.” Nature’s Past: Canadian Environmental History Podcast. 3 March 2010.
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