Penn State University
Altoona College
 

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Crude Reality: Petroleum in World History. McNeill-Bentley Series in World History, Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2012.

Black, Brian C. and Michael J. Chiarappa, eds.. Nature's Entrepot: Philadelphia's Urban Sphere and its Environmental Thresholds. University of Pittsburgh Press (Urban Environment Series), 2012.

General Editor, Climate Change: An Encyclopedia of Science and History, four volumes. ABC-Clio, 2012.

Black, Brian C. and Richard F. Flarend. Critical Issues Series: Alternative Energy. ABC-Clio, 2010.

Black, Brian C. and Gary Weisel. Critical Issues Series: Global Warming. ABC-Clio, 2010.

Black, Brian C. and Donna Lybecker. Great Debates in Environmental History and Policy. Greenwood Publishers, 2008. 700 pages (reference book for library use).

Black, Brian C. Nature in Everyday American Life: 19th Century. Greenwood Publishers, 2006. 220 pages (reference book for library use).

Black, Brian C. Nature in Everyday American Life: 20th Century. Greenwood Publishers, 2006. 240 pages (reference book for library use).

Black, Brian C. Petrolia: The Landscape of America's First Oil Boom. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore MD (2000). 248 pages. Released in paperback Fall 2003.

Black, Brian C. America at War! Battles that Turned the Tide. Scholastic Inc., New York NY (1992). 172 pages. (Written for a younger audience.) 

Contracted: 

Declaring Our Dependence: The Ecology of Petroleum in Twentieth Century American Life. University of Chicago Press, Trade division.

Contracts Pending:

Black, Brian C.  Contesting Gettysburg: Preserving an American Shrine.

Black, Brian C. Organic  Planning: Ecology and Design in the Early Years of TVA