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Environmental (In)Justice Bibliography

Please use the following bibliography for additional information on these topics. Many of the books contained analysis of the primary sources included in this collection.

Virginia DeJohn Anderson. Creatures of Empire: How Domestic Animals Transformed Early America. Oxford University Press, 2004.

Yarimar Bonilla and Marisol LeBrón, eds. Aftershocks of Disaster: Puerto Rico Before and After the Storm. Haymarket Books: 2019. 

Judkin Browning and Timothy Silver. An Environmental History of the Civil War. University of North Carolina Press: 2020. 

Andrew Curley. Carbon Sovereignty: Coal, Development, and Energy Transition in the Navajo Nation. University of Arizona Press, 2023. 

Dina Gilio-Whitaker. As Long as Grass Grows: The Indigenous Fight for Environmental Justice, from Colonization to Standing Rock. Beacon Press: 2019.

David Silkenat. Scars on the Land: An Environmental History of Slavery in the American South. Oxford University Press: 2022.

Adam M Sowards. Making America's Public Lands: The Contested History of Conservation on Federal Lands. Rowman & Littlefield: 2022. 

Jessica Wilkerson. To Live Here, You Have to Fight: How Women Led Appalachian Movements for Social Justice. University of Illinois Press: 2019.

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