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Volume 18 • Number 2

June/July 2021

Brief Summary of the Issue
From the Editor, Marc Jason Gilbert

FORUM: Ecology and the Environment

Guest Editor, Brian Holstrom


Introduction to the Forum: The Case for Ecology and the Environment in World History Instruction
Brian Holstrom
The Case for Ecology and the Environment in World History Instruction
Brian Holstrom
Teaching Modern World History, Or: How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Embrace the Urgency of Climate Change
Elizabeth Drummond and Amy Woodson-Boulton
Ecological Imperialism in an Occupied Landscape: Tangantangan and the Tropical Forest
Cynthia Ross
Recharging the Sahara Desert for a Peace Dividend: No Longer Victor Levasseur’s 19th-Century Pipe Dream
Marsha R. Robinson
God, Satan, and Freshmen in the Deserts of California
Matthew Herbst
Following the Template of Heaven: Environmental Policies in Medieval Italy
Chris Tiegreen
Sustaining Thermal Water in Early Modern Tuscany
Beth Petitjean
Digital Resources for Teaching the Environment and Sustainability in World History
John Maunu
Special Feature: Earth Day 2021: Reflecting on the Past, Looking to the Future
Sarah Hamilton

Individual Articles

Northern Italy and Venice in World History Perspective
Thomas Mounkhall
Fast Food for Thought: Finding Global History in a Beijing McDonald’s
Thomas David DuBois

Book Reviews

Sharika D. Crawford, The Last Turtlemen of the Caribbean: Waterscapes of Labor, Conservation, and Boundary Making. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2020.
Candice Goucher
Janne Lahti and Rebecca Weaver-Hightower, Editors. Cinematic Settlers: The Settler Colonial World in Film. New York: Routledge, 2020.
Heena Mistry
Michael Christopher Low. Imperial Mecca: Ottoman Arabia and the Indian Ocean Hajj. New York: Columbia University Press, 2020.
Dave Neumann
Andrew B. Liu, Tea War: A History of Capitalism in India and China. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2020.
Kit Wainer
Timothy Brook, Great State: China and the World. New York: HarperCollins, 2020.
Reid Wyatt
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