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Title Remaking Boston : an environmental history of the city and its surroundings / edited by Anthony N. Penna and Conrad Edick Wright.

Publication Info. Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2009]
(Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2012).


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Description 1 online resource (vii, 333 pages : illustrations, maps)
Note OldControl:muse9780822977681.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : Boston from peninsula to metropolis / Anthony N. Penna -- The drowning of Boston Harbor and the development of the shoreline / Peter S. Rosen and Duncan M. FitzGerald -- What lies beneath : science, nature, and the making of Boston Harbor / Michael Rawson -- Remaking Boston Harbor : cleaning up after ourselves / Steven M. Rudnick -- In search of the Shawmut Peninsula : using modern cartographic analysis to discover the "original" Boston shoreline / Stephen T. Mague -- Remaking Boston, remaking Massachusetts / Brian Donahue -- A city (only partly) on a hill : terrain and land use in pre-twentieth-century Boston / William B. Meyer -- Reforestation in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, 1850-1910 / David Soll -- How metropolitan parks shaped greater Boston, 1893-1945 / James C. O'Connell -- Reclaiming the middle Charles River reservation / Daniel Driscoll and Karl Haglund -- Boston's weather and climate histories / William B. Meyer -- "Rain down righteousness" : interpretations of natural events in mid-eighteenth-century Boston / Lauri Bauer Coleman -- Biological responses to climate change in Boston / Abraham J. Miller-Rushing and Richard B. Primack.
Note Print version record.
Subject Boston Region (Mass.) -- Environmental conditions -- History.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Massachusetts -- Boston Region -- History.
Environmental degradation -- Massachusetts -- Boston Region -- History.
Environmental policy -- Massachusetts -- Boston Region -- History.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Real Estate -- General.
HISTORY -- General.
Ecology. (OCoLC)fst00901476
Environmental degradation. (OCoLC)fst00912877
Environmental policy. (OCoLC)fst00913250
Nature -- Effect of human beings on. (OCoLC)fst01034564
Massachusetts -- Boston Region. (OCoLC)fst01347190
Indexed Term "Multi-User"
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Wright, Conrad Edick.
Penna, Anthony N.
Other Form: Print version: Remaking Boston. Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2009 (OCoLC)326569314
ISBN 9780822977681 (electronic bk.)
0822977680 (electronic bk.)
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