Christopher C. Sellers, 1999–2000

Project Title:

After the Natural: An Environmental History of the Modern Suburb

State University of New York at Stony Brook

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Fellowship Work Summary

Christopher Sellers wrote drafts of the four core chapters of his book, now tentatively titled Nature on the Edge: An Ecocultural History of the Modern American Suburb. He completed an essay, entitled “Thoreau’s Body: Towards an Embodied Environmental History,” for Environmental History; another one titled “Environmentalist by Nature: The Postwar America of Samuel Hays,” for Reviews in American History 28 (2000); and an introductory essay for a volume of Business History Review on “Business and the Environment,” which he co-edited. Sellers is Associate Professor of History, State University of New York at Stony Brook.