New Work by Department Members Published

31 October 2012 - Orillia and Thunder Bay

New publications by Drs. Pallavi Das and Valerie Hébert shed like on the the history of forests in colonial India and the Nuremberg Military Trials. 
Dr. Das’ most recent article “Railways’ Fuel and its Impact on the Forests of Colonial India: The Case of the Punjab, 1860-1884,” appears in the latest addition of the journal Modern Asian Studies (it can be read online at ). The article analyses the process and patterns of environmental degradation at regional level by taking the case of deforestation in colonial Punjab by studying its implication at the level of empire. 

Dr. Hébert has recently contributed a chapter to a new volume published by Berghahn Books. “From Clean Hands to Vernichtungskrieg: How the High Command Case Shaped the Image of the Wehrmacht,” appears in Reassessing the Nuremberg Military Tribunals, edited by Kim C. Priemel and Alexa Stiller. The book is the first comprehensive examination of the US Military Tribunals at Nuremberg and  brings together diverse perspectives from the fields of law, history, and political science, exploring the genesis, impact, and legacy of the twelve Military Tribunals held at Nuremberg between 1946 and 1949.Complete information about the book can be found at