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Dr. Brooks Flippen


Jimmy Carter, the Politics of Family, and the Rise of the Religious Right (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2011)

Conservative Conservationist: Russell E. Train and the Emergence of American Environmentalism (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2006)

Nixon and the Environment (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2000)

“A Tale of Two Baptists: Jimmy Carter and Jerry Falwell,” Baptist History and Heritage Journal vol.48, no.3 (fall, 2013): 33-56.

“Carter, Catholics, and the Politics of Family,” American Catholic Studies, vol.123, no.3 (fall, 2012): 27-51.

“The Birth of American Environmental Diplomacy,” Diplomatic History vol.32, no.4 (September, 2008): 613-638.

“Russell Train, Washington, and the Political Culture of Modern Environmentalism,” Journal of Interdisciplinary Twentieth Century Studies vol.1, no.1 (February, 2006): 43-56.

“Mr. Hickel Goes to Washington,” Alaska History vol.12, no.2 (Fall, 1998): 1-22.

“Pest, Pollution, and Politics,” Agricultural History vol.71, no.4 (Fall, 1997): 101-112.

“A Truly Historic Time: Wildlife Management, Politics, and the Nixon Administration,” Human Dimensions of Wildlife vol.2, no.2 (Summer, 1997): 50-59.

“Containing the Urban Sprawl: The Nixon Administration’s Land Use Policy,” Presidential Studies Quarterly vol.26, no.1 (Winter, 1996): 197-207.

“The Nixon Administration, Politics, and the Call of the Wild,” Environmental History Review vol.19, no.2 (Summer, 1995): 37-54.

Book Chapters
“Natural Resources, Conservation, and the Environment,” in Chester Pach, ed., A Companion to Dwight D. Eisenhower (Blackwell, forthcoming, 2015).

“Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty,” in Rodney P. Carlisle, ed., Turning Points: Actual and Alternative Histories, America in Revolt (Santa Barbara, CA: Golson Books, 2008): 43-64.

‘The History of Earth Day,” in Len Travers, ed., American Holidays and National Days, Volume I (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2006): 147-168.

Book Reviews
Lily Yriko Nakai Havey, Gasa Gasa Girl Goes to Camp: A Nisei Youth Behind A World War II Fence, forthcoming, spring, 2015, in Journal of the West

Lawrence McAndrews, What They Wished For: American Catholics and American Presidents, 1960-2004, forthcoming, winter, 2014, in American Catholic Studies.

Gregory Dehler, The Most Defiant Devil: William Hornaday and His Controversial Crusade to Save American Wildlife, forthcoming, winter 2014, in Environmental History.

Hal Brands, What Good Is Grand Strategy?, reviewed for H-Politics on H-Net, posted August, 2014, located at https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=42049.

Steven Ross, Hollywood Left and Right, reviewed for H-Politics on H-Net, posted July, 2014, located at https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=42048.

Benjamin Kline, First Along the River, Fourth Edition, in Environment, Space, and Place vol.6, no.1 (spring, 2014): 152-154.

Cecilia Gowdy-Wygant, Cultivating Victory: The Women’s Land Army and the Victory Garden Movement in Environmental History vol.19. no.2 (April, 2014): 368-369.

David Swartz, Moral Minority: The Evangelical left in an Age of Conservatism in American Historical Review vol.118, no.4 (October, 2013): 1222.

Michele Nickerson and Darren Dochuk, Sunbelt Rising: The Politics of Space, Place, and Region in Pacific Historical Review vol.82, no.3 (fall, 2013): 472-474.

Ellen Stroud, Nature Next Door: Cities and Trees in the American Northeast in Journal of Interdisciplinary History vol.44. no.1 (spring, 2013): 141-142.

Thomas Robertson, The Malthusian Moment in Journal of American History vol.99, no.4 (March, 2013):1318.

David Kinkela, DDT and the American Century: Global Health, Environmental Politics, and the Pesticide that Changed the World in Journal of Interdisciplinary History vol.43, no. 2 (fall, 2012): 335-336.

Roger Scruton, How to Think Seriously about the Planet in Pacific Northwest Quarterly vol.103, no.2 (spring, 2012): 102.

Tim McNulty, Olympic National Park: A Natural History in Journal of the West vol.50, no.2 (spring, 2012): 47-48.

Karl Boyd Brooks, ed., The Environmental Legacy of Harry S Truman in Presidential Studies Quarterly vol.42. no.1 (March, 2012): 206-208.

Mark Hersey, My Work is That of Conservation: An Environmental Biography of George Washington Carver in Environmental History vol.17, no.1 (January, 2012): 172-174.

Mark Hulliung, The American Liberal Tradition Reconsidered: The Contested Legacy of Louis Hartz in The Historian vol.73, no.3 (Fall, 2011): 566-568.

Bryon Daynes and Glen Sussman, White House Politics and the Environment: Franklin D. Roosevelt to George W. Bush in Environmental History vol.16. no.2 (April, 2011): 359-360.

Char Miller, ed., Cities and Nature in the American West reviewed on H-Environment, posted February, 2011 at https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=31541

Jack E. Davis, An Everglades Providence: Marjory Stoneman Douglas and the American Environmental Century in Georgia Historical Quarterly vol.94, no.4 (Winter, 2010): 537-539.

Brian Black and Donna Lybecker, Great Debates in American Environmental History, in Environmental History vol.15, no.1 (January 2010): 159-160.

Adam Sowards, The Environmental Justice: William O. Douglas and American Conservation in Journal of American History vol.96, no.4 (March, 2010): 1267-1268.

Max S. Power, America’s Nuclear Wastelands: Politics, Accountability, and Cleanup in Journal of the West vol.48, no.3 (Summer, 2009): 111-112.

Martin Melosi and Joseph Pratt, Energy Metropolis: An Environmental History of Houston and the Gulf Coast, in Environmental History, vol.13, no. 4 (October, 2008): 781-782.

Paul Milazzo, Unlikely Environmentalists: Congress and Clean Water, 1945-1972, in American Historical Review, vol.112, no.4 (October, 2007): 1228-1229.

Michael Eagan, Barry Commoner and the Science of Survival, reviewed for H-Environment, posted October, 2007 at http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews.

Char Miller, Gifford Pinchot and the Making of Modern Environmentalism, reviewed for H-Environment, posted Oct, 2007 at http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews.

Matthew Dennis, Red, White and Blue Letter Days: An American Calendar, in The Historian vol.69, no.3 (Fall, 2007): 530-531.

Richard Lowitt, American Outback, in Journal of Southern History, vol.73, no.3 (August, 2007):727-728.

Randall Lutter and Jason Shogre, eds., Painting the White House Green, reviewed for H-Environment, posted August, 2007, at http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews.

Gregory Summers, Consuming Nature: Environmentalism in the Fox River Valley, in Reviews in American History vol. 35, no. 1 (March 2007): 72-76.

Thomas Smith, Green Republican: John Saylor and the Preservation of America’s Wilderness, in Journal of American History vol.93, no.4 (Mar., 2007): 1308-1309.

James Perrin Warren, John Burroughs and the Place of Nature, in Environmental History vol. 12, no. 1 (January, 2007): 174-175.

Beth Bailey and David Farber, eds., America in the Seventies, reviewed for H-United States of America on H-Net, posted January, 2007, at http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews.

Deborah Kisatsky, The United States and the European Right, 1945-1955, in Canadian Journal of History vol. 41 (Autumn, 2006): 449-451.

Cathy Knepper, Greenbelt, Maryland: A Living Legacy of the New Deal, in Material Culture vol. 11, no. 2 (July, 2006): 267-268.

Robert Righter, Battle Over Hetch Hetchy: America’s Most Controversial Dam and the Birth of Modern Environmentalism, in Journal of San Diego History vol. 52, no.1-2 (Winter/Spring, 2006): 92-93.

Nathan Sayre, Ranching, Endangered Species and Urbanization in the Southwest: Specie in Capital, in Journal of the West vol.45, no.3 (September, 2006): 84-85.

Gary Griggs, et al, eds., Living With the Changing California Coast, in Journal of the West, vol.45, no.2 (April, 2006): 87-88.

Robert: A Political Life, A Political Legacy, in Journal of the West, vol.45, no.1 (January, 2005): 104-105.

Frederick Buell, From Apocalypse to Way of Life: Environmental Crisis in the American Century,in Journal of American History, vol. 92, no. 3 (Dec., 2005): 1077-1078.

Robert Duffy, The Green Agenda in American Politics: New Strategies for the Twenty-First Century, reviewed for H-Environment on H-Net, posted April, 2005 at http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews.

Russell E. Train, Politics, Pollution and Pandas: An Environmental Memoir, reviewed for H-Environment on H-Net, posted April, 2005 at http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews.

Edgar Wayburn and Allison Alsup, Your Land and Mine: Evolution of a Conservationist, in Environmental History, vol. 10, no. 1 (January 2005): 129-130.

Elizabeth Hanson, Animal Attractions: Nature on Display in American Zoos in Journal of Popular Culture, vol. 37, no.4 (May, 2004): 157-158.

Irwin Gellman, The Contender: Richard Nixon, the Congress Years, 1946-1952 in Nevada Historical Science Quarterly, vol.46, no.3 (Fall, 2003):224-225.

David E. Lorey, Global Environmental Challenges of the Twenty-First Century: Resources, Consumption, and Sustainable Solutions, reviewed for H-Environment on H-NET, posted November, 2003 at http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews.

Review Article: Steven C. Schultze, Wayne Aspinall and the Shaping of the American West and Stephen C. Sturgeon, The Politics of Western Water: The Congressional Career of Wayne Aspinall in Journal of American History, vol.90, no.2 (Sept., 2003): 734-736.

Ted Steinberg, Acts of God: The Unnatural History of Natural Disaster in America in Journal of American History, vol. 89, no. 1 (June, 2002): 322-323.

Richard N.L. Andrews, Managing the Environment, Managing Ourselves in Red River Historical Quarterly, vol. 2 (Fall, 2001): 84-85.

Denis Soden, The Environmental Presidency, in Environmental History, vol. 6, no.2 (April, 2001): 309-310.

Lynton Caldwell, The National Environmental Policy Act: An Agenda for the Future, in Society and Natural Resources, vol. 13, no. 1 (Spring, 2000): 285-288.

Harvey M. Jacobs, Who Owns America? Social Conflict Over Property Rights, reviewed for H-Environment on H-NET, posted May, 1999 at http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews.

Richard C. Sawyer, To Make a Spotless Orange: Biological Control in California, in Agricultural History, vol. 71, no. 3 (Summer, 1997): 388-389.

Brent Walth, Fire at Eden’s Gate: Tom McCall and the Oregon Story, in Environmental Review, vol. 1, no. 2 (Summer, 1996): 104-105.

Leon Friedman and William Levantrosser, eds., Watergate and Afterwards: The Legacy of Richard M. Nixon, in Maryland Historian, vol. 24, no. 2 (Winter, 1993): 51-53.

Encyclopedia of Sustainability (Lee, Maine: Berkshire Publishing, 2012), one entry pertaining to environmental history

Encyclopedia of the Gilded Age and the Progressive Era (Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe Publishers, 2005), one entry pertaining to economics.

Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2004), one entry pertaining to environmental history

World Trade: A Historical Encyclopedia of Economics, Politics, Society, and Culture (Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe Publishers, 2003), five entries pertaining to economics and political history.

Encyclopedia of World Environmental History (Lee, Maine: Berkshire Publishers, 2003), two entries pertaining to environmental and political history.

The Encyclopedia of New York State (Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press, 2002), six entries pertaining to economic and political history.

The History of U.S. Economic Policy, An Encyclopedia (Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, Inc., 2002), four entries pertaining to politics and economics.