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Dr Chris Pearson BA (Hons) MA PhD

Senior Lecturer in Twentieth-Century History History

Publications

2021

Dogopolis How Dogs and Humans Made Modern New York, London, and Paris (Book)

Pearson, C. (2021). Dogopolis How Dogs and Humans Made Modern New York, London, and Paris. University of Chicago Press.

'We Cows are in a Very Serious Predicament': Constructions of Land Girls and Cattle in Britain in the Second World War (Journal article)

Webb, T., Summerfield, P., Riley, M., & Pearson, C. (2021). 'We Cows are in a Very Serious Predicament': Constructions of Land Girls and Cattle in Britain in the Second World War. GENDER AND HISTORY. doi:10.1111/1468-0424.12524

DOI: 10.1111/1468-0424.12524

2020

More-Than-Human Emotional Communities: British Soldiers and Mules in Second World War Burma (Journal article)

Webb, T., Pearson, C., Summerfield, P., & Riley, M. (2020). More-Than-Human Emotional Communities: British Soldiers and Mules in Second World War Burma. Cultural and Social History, 17(2), 245-262. doi:10.1080/14780038.2020.1744879

DOI: 10.1080/14780038.2020.1744879

2019

Reorienting rabies research and practice: Lessons from India (Journal article)

Srinivasan, K., Kurz, T., Kuttuva, P., & Pearson, C. (2019). Reorienting rabies research and practice: Lessons from India. Palgrave Communications, 5(1). doi:10.1057/s41599-019-0358-y

DOI: 10.1057/s41599-019-0358-y

Combating Canine ‘Visiting Cards’: Public Hygiene and the Management of Dog Mess in Paris since the 1920s (Journal article)

Pearson, C. (2019). Combating Canine ‘Visiting Cards’: Public Hygiene and the Management of Dog Mess in Paris since the 1920s. Social History of Medicine, 32(1), 143-165. doi:10.1093/shm/hkx038

DOI: 10.1093/shm/hkx038

Combating Canine ‘Visiting Cards’: Public Hygiene and the Management of Dog Mess in Paris since the 1920s (Journal article)

Pearson, C. J. (2019). Combating Canine ‘Visiting Cards’: Public Hygiene and the Management of Dog Mess in Paris since the 1920s. Social History of Medicine, 32(1), 143-165. doi:10.1093/shm/hkx038

DOI: 10.1093/shm/hkx038

2018

Getting to the bottom of toxocariasis prevention (Journal article)

Morgan, E. R., Atenstaedt, R., Betson, M., Bichard, J. -A., Cable, J., Pearson, C., . . . Watson, D. (2018). Getting to the bottom of toxocariasis prevention. PUBLIC HEALTH, 165, 152-153. doi:10.1016/j.puhe.2018.06.017

DOI: 10.1016/j.puhe.2018.06.017

2017

“Four-legged poilus”: French Army Dogs, Emotional Practices and the Creation of Militarized Human-Dog Bonds, 1871-1918 (Journal article)

Pearson, C. J. (2017). “Four-legged poilus”: French Army Dogs, Emotional Practices and the Creation of Militarized Human-Dog Bonds, 1871-1918. Journal of Social History, 52(3), 731-760. doi:10.1093/jsh/shx090

DOI: 10.1093/jsh/shx090

History and Animal Agencies (Journal article)

Pearson, C. (2017). History and Animal Agencies. Unknown Journal, 239-257. doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199927142.013.35

DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199927142.013.35

Stray Dogs and the Making of Modern Paris (Journal article)

Pearson, C. J. (2017). Stray Dogs and the Making of Modern Paris. Past and Present, 234(1), 137-172. doi:10.1093/pastj/gtw050

DOI: 10.1093/pastj/gtw050

Environment (Chapter)

Pearson, C. J., & Dudley, M. (2017). Environment. In J. Hogg, & L. Balderstone (Eds.), Using Primary Sources: A Practical Guide for Students.. Liverpool: Liverpool Univesity Press. Retrieved from https://library.biblioboard.com/

2016

Canines and contraband: Dogs, nonhuman agency and the making of the Franco-Belgian border during the French Third Republic (Journal article)

Pearson, C. J. (2016). Canines and contraband: Dogs, nonhuman agency and the making of the Franco-Belgian border during the French Third Republic. Journal of Historical Geographpy, 54, 50-62. doi:10.1016/j.jhg.2016.07.005

DOI: 10.1016/j.jhg.2016.07.005

Between Instinct and Intelligence: Harnessing Police Dog Agency in Early Twentieth-Century Paris (Journal article)

Pearson, C. (2016). Between Instinct and Intelligence: Harnessing Police Dog Agency in Early Twentieth-Century Paris. Comparative Studies in Society and History, 58(2), 463-490. doi:10.1017/s0010417516000141

DOI: 10.1017/s0010417516000141

'Reservoirs, Military Bases and Environmental Change: Joining the Dots' (Chapter)

Pearson, C. J. (2016). 'Reservoirs, Military Bases and Environmental Change: Joining the Dots'. In P. Coates,, D. Moon,, & P. Warde, (Eds.), Local Places, Global Processes (pp. 188-198). Oxford: Windgather. Retrieved from http://www.oxbowbooks.com/oxbow/local-places-global-processes.html

'The "Nature" of "Artificial" Forests (Chapter)

Pearson, C. J. (2016). 'The "Nature" of "Artificial" Forests. In Local Places, Global Processes (pp. 61-62). Oxford: Windgather.

2015

Beyond ‘resistance’: rethinking nonhuman agency for a ‘more-than-human’ world (Journal article)

Pearson, C. (2015). Beyond ‘resistance’: rethinking nonhuman agency for a ‘more-than-human’ world. European Review of History: Revue européenne d'histoire, 22(5), 709-725. doi:10.1080/13507486.2015.1070122

DOI: 10.1080/13507486.2015.1070122

Environments, States and Societies at War (Chapter)

Pearson, C. J. (2015). Environments, States and Societies at War. In M. Geyer,, & A. Tooze, (Eds.), The Cambridge History of the Second World War, Volume III. Total War: Economy, Society and Culture (pp. 220-243). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

2014

Introduction (Journal article)

Sahlins, P., & Pearson, C. (2014). Introduction. French History, 28(2), 153-156. doi:10.1093/fh/cru041

DOI: 10.1093/fh/cru041

2013

DOGS, HISTORY, AND AGENCY (Journal article)

PEARSON, C. (2013). DOGS, HISTORY, AND AGENCY. History and Theory, 52(4), 128-145. doi:10.1111/hith.10683

DOI: 10.1111/hith.10683

Remembering Resistance: The ‘More-than-Human’ Memorial Landscapes at the Vercors and Larzac, France (Journal article)

Pearson, C. (2013). Remembering Resistance: The ‘More-than-Human’ Memorial Landscapes at the Vercors and Larzac, France. Cultural History, 2(2), 199-212. doi:10.3366/cult.2013.0047

DOI: 10.3366/cult.2013.0047

Introduction: Traces of Conflict 2 (Journal article)

Hurcombe, M., & Pearson, C. (2013). Introduction: Traces of Conflict 2. Journal of War & Culture Studies, 6(2), 109-111. doi:10.1179/1752627213z.00000000016

DOI: 10.1179/1752627213z.00000000016

Introduction: Traces of Conflict (Journal article)

Basham, V., Hurcombe, M., & Pearson, C. (2013). Introduction: Traces of Conflict. Journal of War & Culture Studies, 6(1), 1-5. doi:10.1179/1752627212z.0000000001

DOI: 10.1179/1752627212z.0000000001

2012

Researching Militarized Landscapes: A Literature Review on War and the Militarization of the Environment (Journal article)

Pearson, C. (2012). Researching Militarized Landscapes: A Literature Review on War and the Militarization of the Environment. Landscape Research, 37(1), 115-133. doi:10.1080/01426397.2011.570974

DOI: 10.1080/01426397.2011.570974

La politique environnementale de Vichy (Journal article)

Pearson, C., & Poncharal, B. (2012). La politique environnementale de Vichy. Vingtième Siècle. Revue d'histoire, 113(1), 41. doi:10.3917/vin.113.0041

DOI: 10.3917/vin.113.0041

Mobilizing Nature: The Environmental History of War and Militarization in Modern France (Book)

Pearson, C. J. (2012). Mobilizing Nature: The Environmental History of War and Militarization in Modern France. Manchester: Manchester University Press. Retrieved from http://www.manchesteruniversitypress.co.uk/9781784993733/

2011

Defending Nation, Defending Nature? Militarized Landscapes and Military Environmentalism in Britain, France, and the United States (Journal article)

Coates, P., Cole, T., Dudley, M., & Pearson, C. (2011). Defending Nation, Defending Nature? Militarized Landscapes and Military Environmentalism in Britain, France, and the United States. Environmental History, 16(3), 456-491. doi:10.1093/envhis/emr038

DOI: 10.1093/envhis/emr038

2010

'Beneath the Camouflage: Revealing Militarized Landscapes' (Chapter)

Pearson, C. J., Coates, P., & Cole, T. (2010). 'Beneath the Camouflage: Revealing Militarized Landscapes'. In C. J. Pearson, P. Coates, & T. Cole (Eds.), Militarized Landscapes: From Gettysburg to Salisbury Plain (pp. 1-18). London: Continuum.

Militarized Landscapes: From Gettysburg to Salisbury Plain (Book)

Pearson, C. J., Coates, P., & Cole, T. (Eds.) (2010). Militarized Landscapes: From Gettysburg to Salisbury Plain. London: Continuum.

2009

A "Watery Desert" in Vichy France: The Environmental History of the Camargue Wetlands, 1940-1944 (Journal article)

Pearson, C. (2009). A "Watery Desert" in Vichy France: The Environmental History of the Camargue Wetlands, 1940-1944. French Historical Studies, 32(3), 479-509. doi:10.1215/00161071-2009-006

DOI: 10.1215/00161071-2009-006

'A Walk in the Park with Timmy: History and the Possibilities of Companion Species Research' (Journal article)

Pearson, C. J. (2009). 'A Walk in the Park with Timmy: History and the Possibilities of Companion Species Research'. The Wild, 1, 87-96.

'Creating the Natural Fortress: Landscape, Resistance, and Memory in the Vercors, France' (Chapter)

Pearson, C. J. (2009). 'Creating the Natural Fortress: Landscape, Resistance, and Memory in the Vercors, France'. In C. Closmann (Ed.), War and the Environment: Military Destruction in the Modern Age (pp. 150-176). College Station, TX: Texas A&M Press.

2008

'Militarized Landscapes in Twentieth-century Britain, France and the United States,' (Journal article)

Coates, P., Cole, T., Dudley, M., & Pearson, C. J. (2008). 'Militarized Landscapes in Twentieth-century Britain, France and the United States,'. Sanctuary, 37, 26-29.

Scarred Landscapes: War and Nature in Vichy France (Book)

Pearson, C. J. (2008). Scarred Landscapes: War and Nature in Vichy France. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

2007

'L'âge du bois: les forêts françaises pendant la Seconde guerre mondiale,' (Journal article)

Pearson, C. J. (2007). 'L'âge du bois: les forêts françaises pendant la Seconde guerre mondiale,'. Revue forestière française, (4).

2006

'The Age of Wood': Fuel and Fighting in French Forests, 1940-1944 (Journal article)

Pearson, C. (2006). 'The Age of Wood': Fuel and Fighting in French Forests, 1940-1944. Environmental History, 11(4), 775-803. doi:10.1093/envhis/11.4.775

DOI: 10.1093/envhis/11.4.775