Environmental History; North American West; Borderlands; Native Americans
Office Hours Spring 2020: Tu. 12:30-2:30 & W 2:00-3:30
Isenberg, A.C. The Destruction of the Bison: An Environmental History, 1750-1920 second, twentieth-anniversary edition (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2020).
J.M. Turner and A.C. Isenberg. The Republican Reversal: Conservatives and the Environment from Nixon to Trump (Cambridge, Ma.: Harvard University Press, 2018).
Isenberg, A.C., ed. The California Gold Rush: A Brief History with Documents (Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2018).
Isenberg, A.C., ed. The Oxford Handbook of Environmental History (New York: Oxford University Press, 2014).
Isenberg, A.C. Wyatt Earp: A Vigilante Life (New York: Hill and Wang, 2013).
Isenberg, A.C., ed. The Nature of Cities: Culture, Landscape, and Urban Space (Rochester, New York: University of Rochester Press, 2006).
Isenberg, A.C. Mining California: An Ecological History (New York: Hill and Wang, 2005).
Selected Articles and Chapters in Books
Isenberg, A.C. "Rushing for Gold Redux," Pacific Historical Review, 88 (Spring 2019), 337-345.
Isenberg, A.C. "’A land of hardship and distress’: Camels, North American Deserts, and the Limits of Conquest," Global Environment, new ser. v. 12 n. 1 (2019) 84-101.
Isenberg, A.C. and L. Kessler. "Settler Colonialism and the Environmental History of the North American West," Journal of the West, 56 (Fall 2017), 57-66.
Isenberg, A.C. "An Empire of Remedy: Vaccination, Natives, and Narratives in the North American West," Pacific Historical Review, 86 (February 2017), 84-113.
Isenberg, A.C. "Between Mexico and the United States: From Indios to Vaqueros in the Pastoral Borderlands," in J. Tutino, ed., Mexico and Mexicans in the Making of the United States (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2012), 85-109.
Isenberg, A.C. "The Code of the West: Sexuality, Homosociality, and Wyatt Earp," Western Historical Quarterly, 40 (Summer 2009), 139-157.
Isenberg, A.C. "Mercurial Nature: The California Gold Country and the Coal Fields of the Ruhr Basin, 1850-1900," in U. Lehmkuhl and H. Wellenreuther, eds., Historians and Nature: Comparative Approaches to Environmental History (Oxford: Berg, 2007), 125-145.
Isenberg, A.C. "‘To see inside of an Indian’: Missionaries and Dakotas in the Minnesota Borderlands," in K. Mills and A. Grafton, eds., Conversion: Old Worlds and New (Rochester, New York: University of Rochester Press, 2003), 218-240.
Isenberg, A.C. "The Moral Ecology of Wildlife," in N. Rothfels, ed., Representing Animals (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2002), 48-64.
Isenberg, A.C. "The Market Revolution in the Borderlands: George Champlin Sibley in Missouri and New Mexico, 1808-1826," Journal of the Early Republic, 26 (Fall 2001), 445-465.
Isenberg, A.C., "The Returns of the Bison: Nostalgia, Profit, and Preservation," Environmental History, 2 (April 1997), 179-196.