Books by Hal K. Rothman

Released: March 15, 2002

"Elaborate justification for anything an outsider might doubt about Gambler's Paradise."
Relentlessly upbeat chronicle of America's capital of glamour, sin, money-laundering, and heavyweight boxing—somewhat surprising, coming from the editor of the journal Environmental History and author of Saving the Planet (2000). Read full book review >
Released: April 7, 2000

"A thoughtful tracking of the American environmental sympathies during this century that suffers only from its urge to grant the economy an imperious, overarching role."
Rothman (Devil's Bargains, not reviewed) examines the factors that have influenced Americans' perceptions of their natural world over the last 100 years and explains how those factors have shaped and reshaped our national environmental consciousness. Read full book review >