The making of Calcutta

Extra on Debjani Bhattacharyya: Rohan D’Souza lately reviewed her Empire and Ecology within the Bengal Delta: The Making of Calcutta (Cambridge UP, 2018) for H-Water. D’Souza writes: Empire and Ecology within the Bengal Delta broadcasts a shift in gears inside the bourgeoning and bustling discipline of the environmental histories of South Asia. …

The Million-Greenback Duck

The American Historic Evaluate just lately revealed Miranda Johnson’s “The Case of the Million-Greenback Duck: A Hunter, His Treaty, and the Bending of the Settler Contract”. The summary: In settler states equivalent to Canada, indigenous peoples’ claims for sovereignty within the late twentieth century turned issues of intense public and political …