Recent Publications

(Spring 1999-Fall 2006)

Anthony Amato, "Thinking Unlike a Mountain: Environment, Agriculture, and Sustainability in the Carpathians" in The Environment and Sustainable Development in the New Central Europe. Edited by Zbigniew Bochniarz and Gary B. Cohen (New York: Berghahn Books, 2006).

Anthony Amato reveiwed Jeffrey A. Lockwood's Locust: The Devastating Rise and Mysterious Disappearance of the Insect that Shaped the American Frontier. New York: Basic Books, 2004. The review is available online.

Anthony Amato reviewed John O. Anfinson's The River We Have Wrought: A History of the Upper Mississippi in the Journal of Interdisciplinary History Vol. 35, Issue 1 (Summer 2004), pp. 152-153.

Kris Bronars-Cafaro, Cloudy-Sky Waters: An Annotated Bibliography of the Minnesota River, with an afterward essay "The Flow of History: Rivers, Past and Present," by Anthony Amato. Rural and Regional Essay Series, September 2004.

Geoff Cunfer, On the Great Plains: Agricultural and Environment, Texas A&M University Press, 2004.

Geoff Cunfer, "Manure Matters on the Great Plains Frontier," Journal of Interdisciplinary History. (Received the Rasmussen Award from the Organization of American Historians.)

Anthony Amato, book review of The War on Weeds in the Prairie West, by Clinton L. Evans, American Review of Canadian Studies (Summer 2003 ed.) 281-283.

Anthony Amato, "A River Runs Around It" in Environmental Policy: Cases in Managerial Role-Playing, Robert Watson et al., Editors. Krieger Press, 2003.

Janet Timmerman and Anthony Amato, "A Shallow Lake and Deep Conflicts" in Environmental Policy: Cases in Managerial Role-Playing, Robert Watson et al. Editors. Krieger Press, 2003.

Joseph Amato, On Foot: A History of Walking, New York University Press, 2004.

Joseph Amato, David Pichaske, Richard O.Davies, editors, A Place Called Home: Writings on the Midwestern Small Town, Minnesota Historical Society Press, spring 2003. Dr. Amato has two chapters and an introduction included in this publication as well.

Ingrid C. Burke, William K. Lauenroth, Geoff Cunfer, John E. Barrett, Arvin Mosier, and Petra Lowe, "Nitrogen in the Central Grasslands Region of the United States," BioScience 52 (Sept.2002): 813-823.

Geoff Cunfer, "Causes of the Dust Bowl," in Past Time, Past Place: GIS for History, Anne Kelly Knowles, ed. (Redlands, Calif.: ESRI Press, 2002).

Douglas J. Spieles and Geoff Cunfer, "Collaborative Integration of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in Co-curricular Undergraduate Research," Council for Undergraduate Research Quarterly (Fall, 2002): 41-44.

Anthony Amato, "From Bad Land to the Badlands: Migration, Ethnicity, and Environmental Change" The Dakota Papers (2002).

Joseph Amato, "Pipestone and the Red Rock: Inventing Peoples and Towns," Rural and Regional Essay Series, 2002

Joseph Amato, Rethinking Home: The Case for Local History, Berkeley: University of California Press, fall 2002.

Joseph Amato, Mounier and Maritain: A French Catholic Understanding of the Modern World, reprinted from original 1975 text with new introduction, Sapientia Press, Ypsilanti, MI, 2002

Anthony Amato, Janet Timmerman, and Joseph Amato, eds., Draining the Great Oasis: An Environmental History of Murray County, Minnesota, Marshall: Crossings Press, 2001.

Joseph Amato and Anthony Amato, "Minnesota, Real and Imagined: A View from the Countryside," Rural and Regional Essay Series, 2001.

Geoff Cunfer, with Janet Liebl and David Craigmile, "Lac Qui Parle River Canoe Map," Dawson, Minnesota, 2001.

Geoff Cunfer, "The New Deal's Land Utilization Program in the Great Plains," Great Plains Quarterly, 2001.

Joseph Amato, Bypass: A Memoir, West Lafayette, Ind.: Purdue University Press, 2000.

Joseph Amato, Dust: A History of the Small and Invisible, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000.

David Pichaske and Joseph Amato, eds., Southwest Minnesota: The Land and the People, Marshall: Crossings Press, 2000.

Alan R. Woolworth, "The Genesis & Construction of the Winona & St. Peter Railroad, 1858-1873," Rural and Regional Essay Series, 2000.

Joseph Amato and John Radzilowski, with John Meyer, Community of Strangers: Change, Turnover, Turbulence & the Transformation of a Midwestern Country Town, Marshall: Crossings Press, 1999.


Joseph Amato, Anthony Amato, and Geoff Cunfer have authored numerous encyclopedia entries and book reviews in recent years.




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