Selected Publications

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View of Cuban Street, by Enrique Ermus

  • Books

The Great Plague Scare of 1720: Disaster and Society in the Eighteenth-Century World [manuscript in preparation].

Environmental Disaster in the Gulf South: Two Centuries of Catastrophe, Risk, and Resilience. Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 2018. (Available on Amazon. More info on LSU Press website.)

  • Peer-Reviewed Publications

“The History of Science and the Science of History: Computational Methods, Algorithms, and the Future of the Field,” with Abraham H. Gibson. Isis (forthcoming, 2019).

“Swamp Things: Invasive Species as Environmental Disaster in the Gulf South,” with Abraham H. Gibson. In Environmental Disaster in the Gulf South: Two Centuries of Catastrophe, Risk, and Resilience, edited by Cindy Ermus. Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 2018.

“The Spanish Plague That Never Was: Crisis and Exploitation in Cádiz During the Peste of Provence.” Special issue on Humans and the Environment in the Long Eighteenth Century, Eighteenth-Century Studies 49, no. 2 (January 2016), 167-93.

The Plague of Provence: Early Advances in the Centralization of Crisis Management.” Environment & Society Portal, Arcadia, No. 9 (2015).  

“Reduced to Ashes: The Good Friday Fire of 1788 in Spanish Colonial New Orleans.” Louisiana History: The Journal of the Louisiana Historical Association Vol. LIV, No. 3 (Summer 2013), 292-331.

  • Selected Digital Humanities/Publications

Age of Revolutions Academic Blog. Co-founder, Co-Executive Editor (with Bryan Banks), and contributor. 2015-present. www.AgeofRevolutions.com.

Environmental Disaster in the Gulf South: Scholarship on Catastrophe, Risk, and Resilience.” LSU Press Blog. February 2018.

A Second Revolution Around the Sun: Year End Review.” Age of Revolutions Academic Blog. December 2017.

Interview for Process Blog for American History: The Blog of the Organization of American Historians (OAH), with Bryan BanksApril 2016.

AoR Anniversary: Celebrating Our First Revolution Around the Sun,” with Bryan Banks. Age of Revolutions Academic Blog. November 2016.

Plague Cultures: The Peste of Provence and the Glorious Revolution.” Age of Revolutions Academic Blog. December 2015.

  • Op-Ed Pieces & Scholarly Journalism

“The Cuban Revolution and Me,” In Cuba Today, July 5, 2016. Cover story. (Also on www.AgeofRevolutions.com).

“What does it mean to be ‘a product of the Cuban Revolution,’” The Miami Herald, July 25, 2016.

“¿Qué significa ser ‘un producto de la revolución cubana’?”, El Nuevo Herald & En Cuba Hoy (cover story), July 25, 2016.

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    Patente de Santé (1723), Archives Municipales de la Ville de Marseille.

    Book Reviews

Review of Liberty or Death: The French Revolution, by Peter McPhee (Yale University Press, 2016) in Canadian Journal of History /Annales canadiennes d’histoire (Winter 2017).

Review of Natural Interests: The Contest over Environment in Modern France, by Caroline Ford (Harvard University Press, 2016) in Canadian Journal of History /Annales canadiennes d’histoire (Autumn 2017), 349-51.

Review of Assumed Identities: The Meanings of Race in the Atlantic World, edited by John D. Garrigus in Louisiana History: The Journal of the Louisiana Historical Association V. LIV, No. 2 (Spring 2013), 216-8.