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Lisa M. Brady is a professor of history at Boise State University and editor of Environmental History. Her most recent publications include War upon the Land: Military Strategy and the Transformation of Southern Landscapes during the American Civil War (University of Georgia Press, 2012); “From Battlefield to Fertile Ground: The Development of Civil War Environmental History,” in Civil War History (2012); and “The Future of Civil War Era Studies: Environmental Histories,” in Journal of the Civil War Era (2012). Brian Allen Drake is a lecturer in the University of Georgia’s history department , where he teaches environmental and United States history. He is the author of Loving Nature, Fearing the State: Environmentalism and Antigovernment Politics before Reagan (2013); and “The Skeptical Environmentalist : Senator Barry Goldwater and the Environmental Management State,” in Environmental History. John C. inscoe is the Albert B. Saye Professor of History and a University Professor at the University of Georgia. He has written widely on nineteenth-century Appalachia, and is currently at work on a book, tentatively titled “Appalachia on Film: History, Hollywood, and the Highland South.” Timothy Johnson is a PhD candidate in the history department at the University of Georgia whose research explores the origins of fertilizerfueled agriculture in the United States and the expansion of America’s agricultural-industrial complex in the era of the World War. kathryn Shively Meier is an assistant professor of history at Virginia Commonwealth University and author of Nature’s Civil War: Common Soldiers and the Environment in 1862 Virginia (2013). Megan kate Nelson is a freelance writer and a cultural and environmental historian of nineteenth-century America and the American Civil War. After earning her PhD in American studies from the University of iowa CoNTRiBUToRS 238 Contributors in 2002, she taught at Texas Tech University, California State University at Fullerton, Harvard University, and Brown University. She is the author of Trembling Earth: A Cultural History of the Okefenokee Swamp (University of Georgia Press, 2005) and Ruin Nation: Destruction and the American Civil War (University of Georgia Press, 2012), in addition to numerous articles, film and television reviews, and columns for the New York Times Disunion blog. Her current book project is a narrative history of the Civil War in the desert Southwest. kenneth W. Noe is Alumni Professor and Draughon Professor of Southern History at Auburn University. He is most recently the author of Reluctant Rebels: The Confederates Who Joined the Army after 1861 (2010) and the editor of The Yellowhammer War: The Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama (2013). His current research involves the role of weather in the Civil War. Aaron Sachs is an associate professor of history and American studies at Cornell University and a 2013–14 Fellow at the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History, Harvard University. He is the author of The Humboldt Current: Nineteenth-Century Exploration and the Roots of American Environmentalism (2006) and Arcadian America: The Death and Life of an Environmental Tradition (2013). Timothy Silver is a professor of history at Appalachian State University. He is the author of Mount Mitchell and the Black Mountains: An Environmental History of the Highest Peaks in Eastern America (2003). Mart A. Stewart is a professor of history at Western Washington University and an affiliate professor in their Huxley College of the Environment. He is the coeditor of Environmental Change and Agricultural Sustainability in the Mekong Delta (2011) and the author of “Plantations, Agroecology, Environmental Thought, and the American South,” in The Environmental History of the Plantation, edited by Frank Uekotter (2014). Paul S. Sutter is an associate professor of history at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is the author of Driven Wild: How the Fight against Automobiles Launched the Modern Wilderness Movement (2002), coauthor of The Art of Managing Longleaf: A Personal History of the Stoddard-Neel Approach (University of Georgia Press, 2010) and coeditor of Environmental History and the American South: A Reader (University of Georgia Press, 2009). Sut- Contributors 239 ter’s next book, Let Us Now Praise Famous Gullies: Georgia’s “Little Grand Canyon” and the Soils of the South, is forthcoming in 2015. Drew A. Swanson is an assistant professor of history at Wright State University . He is author of A Golden Weed: Tobacco and Environment in the Piedmont South (2014) and Remaking Wormsloe Plantation: The Environmental History of a Lowcountry Landscape (University of Georgia Press, 2012). This page intentionally left blank ...


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