Parks and Jim Crow

H-SHGAPE simply these days printed a consider by Nancy Murray of William O'Brien's Landscapes of Exclusion: State Parks and Jim Crow throughout the American South (U. Mass. Press, 2015). Murray writes: Advocates for wilderness recreation thought of nationwide parks as a technique to forestall black criminality. As early as a …

Digital library II: A Treatise on the Regulation Concerning the Air air pollution & Obstruction of Watercourses (1877)

Following up remaining week’s put up on Michael Lobban’s piece on the British Rivers Air air pollution Prevention Act, 1876, the second work to be added to our digital library of historic environmental regulation is Clement Higgins’s A Treatise on the Regulation Concerning the Air air pollution & Obstruction of Watercourses, revealed …