Author Stradling at Catskill Center for book signing
The Catskill Center for Conservation and Development in Arkville will host a lecture and book signing on Saturday, June 14 at 1 p.m. featuring author David Stradling.
His recent book, Making Mountains: New York City and the Catskills was described by William Cronon, University of Wisconsin, Madison as “the finest modern history yet written of the Catskills.”
David Stradling has taught urban and environmental history at the University of Cincinnati since 2000. Stradling received his PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1996, after having earned a BA and MAT from Colgate University.
In addition to Making Mountains: New York City and the Catskills, Stradling is the author of Smokestacks and Progressives: Environmentalists, Engineers and Air Quality in America, 1881-1951.
He is currently completing The Nature of New York: An Environmental History of the Empire State, which will be published by Cornell University Press. The Catskill Center is on Rte. 28 in Arkville.