LBJ’s Inexperienced Nice Society and environmental legislation

Dan Farber not too long ago posted at Authorized Planet on the environmental facets US President Lyndon B. Johnson’s “Nice Society”. From the publish: When he introduced the Nice Society in a graduation speech on the College of Michigan, Johnson gave the setting a number one place. He started his …

The "authorities take" and environmental safety

Suncor oilsands mine close to Fort McMurray (Todd Korol, Toronto Star) Although Israel’s coming elections revolve round different points (and non-issues), a serious political subject in Israel over the past decade has been methods to divide the earnings of the nation’s pure gasoline finds between the builders and the general public …

Mongolian looking rules

The Qianlong Emperor Looking Hare, by Giuseppe Castiglione (1755) Final 12 months Inside Asia printed Khohchahar Chulu’s “The Formation and Rules of the Army Hunt in Qing Mongolia”. (Because of Mitra Shirafi at Authorized Historical past Weblog for noting it.) The summary: Within the Mongolian custom, looking and battle have had robust connections …

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 …

CFP: Legislation & Setting within the Indian Ocean World

[Excerpted from H-Announce:] Ordering the Anthropocene: Legislation & the Setting within the Indian Ocean World   A workshop convened by Debjani Bhattacharyya (Drexel College) and Laurie Wooden (Florida State College)Four-Fifth October 2019 Hosted by the Division of Historical past,  Drexel College, with the beneficiant sponsorship of the American Society for Authorized …

Fishing rights and colonial authorities

Shourya Sen and Richard Adelstein not too long ago posted “Fishing Rights and Colonial Authorities: Institutional Improvement within the Bengal Presidency”. The summary: We look at the evolution of fishing rights in colonial Bengal by means of a sequence of circumstances heard on the Calcutta Excessive Courtroom within the 1880s and …

Roman legislation and fashionable nuisance

Vanessa Casado Pérez and Carlos Gómez Ligüerre just lately posted “From Nuisance to Environmental Safety in Continental Europe”. The summary: This paper analyzes the evolution and complexity of the authorized response to neighboring conflicts in European civil legislation nations. The entire civil codes analyzed (France, Germany, Spain, Netherlands, and Catalonia) are …