It will be news to no one that state-based explanations for the past just don’t fire the historical imagination like they used to and that environmental historians have been at the forefront of a transnational shift.
Dr. Katy Kole de Peralta’s student Emily Morley at ISU is the first to share her perspective on global environmental racism in this Noxious Nature series.
Under guidance of Dr. Katy Kole de Peralta, three environmental history students at ISU will discuss environmental racism in a global context in this new series.
The La Brea Tar Pits have yielded the most extensive record of a Pleistocene environment on the planet. Yet the pits are also a misnomer, for they are an artifact of nineteenth-century asphalt mining and twentieth-century fossil excavations.