Tag Archives: Environmental History

State Archive of Magadan Region in the Russian Far East

A review of the State Archive of Magadan Region (Государственный архив Магаданской области) (Magadan, Russian Federation). Dragged into being from the sub-arctic wilderness, mostly by…

Environmental Change in the Soviet Union

A review of Making Nature Modern: Economic Transformation and the Environment in the Soviet North, by Andy Bruno. Did the Soviet Union perpetrate ecocide to…

Buddhist Environmentalism

A review of Protecting the Spiritual Environment: Rhetoric and Chinese Buddhist Environmentalism, by Seth Clippard. How can Buddhists, as Buddhists, respond to China’s environmental crisis?…

The Qing Invention of Nature

A review of: The Qing Invention of Nature: Environment, Identity in Northeast China and Mongolia, 1750-1850 by Jonathan Schlesinger. For Western travelers in the 19th…

The Crimea as “Russian Riviera”

A Review of Our Riviera, Coast of Health: Environment, Medicine, and Resort Life in Fin-de-Siècle Crimea, by George Lywood. George Lywood’s dissertation examines how the…