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“A Worth-While Living from the Soil”: The Farmlet in Southern California from the Late Nineteenth Century to World War II

Eileen V Wallis.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 11070 words.

Abstract

The American West has a long tradition of informal or backyard agricultural production. Such enterprises were urban and suburban instead of rural,...

Abolitionists, Doctors, Ranchers, and Writers: A Family Journey through American History. By Lynne Marie Getz

Jairo E Marshall.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

October 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 458 words.

Aboveground biomass estimation of tropical street trees

Kang Min Ngo and Shawn Lum.

in Journal of Urban Ecology

P ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Ecology and Conservation; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science); Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 4648 words.

Abstract

Urban trees provide numerous ecosystem services to city residents, including carbon storage and sequestration. Quantifying carbon sequestered in urban...

Agricultural Subsidies and the Environment

Heather Williams.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online August 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Environmental History; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science); Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Social Science); Agriculture and Farming; Environmental Economics. 10280 words.

Worldwide, governments subsidize agriculture at the rate of approximately 1 billion dollars per day. This figure rises to about twice that when export and biofuels production subsidies and...

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America’s Best Female Sharpshooter: The Rise and Fall of Lillian Frances Smith. The William F. Cody Series on the History and Culture of the American West. By Julia Bricklin. Foreword by Jeremy Johnston

Wendy L. Rouse.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

April 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 407 words.

America’s West: A History, 1890–1950. Cambridge Essential Histories. By David M. Wrobel

Laura J Arata.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

October 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 714 words.

Archives of Dispossession: Recovering the Testimonies of Mexican American Herederas, 1848–1960. Gender and American Culture. By Karen R. Roybal

Jean A Stuntz.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

July 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 416 words.

The Arrogance of the East: How Westerners Created a Region

Flannery Burke.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

October 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 11610 words.

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This article tells the story of the Harvard Commission on Western History (1912–1920) and its principal collector, Thomas P. Martin, a graduate...

The Artist and His Model: The Crossing Paths of Maynard Dixon and George Whitewing

Barbara Winther.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

July 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 2505 words.

Becoming Refugee American: The Politics of Rescue in Little Saigon. The Asian American Experience. By Phuong Tran Nguyen

Nga Vuong-Sandoval.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

October 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 499 words.

Beyond Freedom: Disrupting the History of Emancipation. UnCivil Wars Series. Edited by David W. Blight and Jim Downs. Foreword by Eric Foner

Andrew F Lang.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

October 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 636 words.

Beyond School Walls: Indigenous Mobility at Sherman Institute

Kevin Whalen.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

July 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 10834 words.

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This article examines the centrality of mobility within student experiences at Sherman Institute, a federal Indian boarding school in Riverside,...

Birds use of vegetated and non-vegetated high-density buildings—a case study of Milan

Richard N Belcher, Lorenzo Fornasari, Sacha Menz and Thomas Schroepfer.

in Journal of Urban Ecology

P ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Ecology and Conservation; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science); Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 3893 words.

Abstract

Our study provides a first look at the relationship between large-scale buildings incorporating vegetation (Dense and Green) and bird species richness...

Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy. By Heather Ann Thompson

Roger Guy.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

July 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 813 words.

Book Notices

in The Western Historical Quarterly

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 465 words.

Book Notices

in The Western Historical Quarterly

July 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 406 words.

Book Notices

in The Western Historical Quarterly

October 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 401 words.

Cardboard Indians: Playing History in the American West

Benjamin Hoy.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

July 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 11498 words.

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In the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, board game makers depicted the West as a dangerous place and portrayed Native Americans as both...

Chemical Lands: Pesticides, Aerial Spraying, and Health in North America’s Grasslands since 1945. Nexus Series. By David D. Vail

Joshua McGuffie.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

October 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 450 words.

Children of Reunion: Vietnamese Adoptions and the Politics of Family Migrations. By Allison Varzally

Nga Vuong-Sandoval.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

April 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 522 words.