Selected Publications

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View of Cuban Street, by Enrique Ermus

Publications

  • Books

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

_____. The Great European Plague Scare of 1720: A Global History of the Plague of Provence [manuscript in preparation].

  • Peer-Reviewed Publications

_____. “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.

_____. “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.

_____ & Abraham H. Gibson. “Swamp Things: Invasive Species as Environmental Disaster in the Gulf South.” In Disaster and Risk in the Gulf South, edited by Cindy Ermus. Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 2017.

  • Electronic Peer-Reviewed Publications

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

  • Selected Digital Humanities/Publications

______ & Bryan Banks. Age of Revolutions Academic Blog. Co-founder, Executive Editor, and contributor. 2015-present.

______ & Bryan Banks. Interview for Process Blog for American History: The Blog of the Organization of American Historians (OAH). April 2016.

______ & Bryan Banks. “AoR Anniversary: Celebrating Our First Revolution Around the Sun.” 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.

  • 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 Vol. LIV, No. 2 (Spring 2013), 216-8.

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

  • Selected Work in Progress

“‘A Scheme so Barbarous and so Destructive’: English Reactions to the Peste of Provence.”  Article in preparation.

“The Forgotten Plague: The 1742 Bubonic Plague Epidemic in Ceuta.”  Article in early stages of preparation.