In her palace, Clio the patron Goddess of History has many rooms. This is the first of a recurring series of conversations in which we investigate one of the sub-disciplines of historical study. For those with a casual interest in history, it will be a way of learning something new. For graduate students, it should be a great introduction to studying for comprehensive exams.
As a way of beginning the series, and simultaneously celebrate Earth Day, Al Zambone has a conversation with his colleague Brian Leech on the discipline of environmental history. Ironically enough, while this is the first of the series, environmental history is one of the newest of historical disciplines.
And below you’ll find the Biggest List of Books ever on this podcast. At least until the next one. Happy listening.