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Title American environmental history / edited by Louis S. Warren.

Publication Info. Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2003.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  333.72 A512A    Check Shelf
Description xvii, 359 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series Blackwell readers in American social and cultural history
Blackwell readers in American social and cultural history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part 1. The natures of Indian America before Columbus. The pristine myth: the landscape of the Americas in 1492 / William M. Denevan. Documents -- Part 2. The other invaders: deadly diseases and extraordinary animals. Virgin soil epidemics / Alfred W. Crosby. Documents -- Part 3. Colonial natures: marketing the countryside. A world of fields and fences / William Cronon. Documents -- Part 4. Forest and plantation in nineteenth-century America. "Wasty ways": stories of American settlement / Alan Taylor. Documents ; Rice, water, and power: landscapes of domination and resistance in the lowcountry, 1790-1880 / Mart A. Stewart. Documents -- Part 5. Urban nature and urban reforms. From The cholera years: the United States in 1832, 1849, 1866 / Charles E. Rosenberg. Documents -- Part 6. Markets, nature, and the disappearing bison. Bison ecology and bison diplomacy redux: another look at the southern plains from 1800 to 1850 / Dan Flores. Documents -- Part 7. The many uses of conservation. Conservation, subsistence, and class at the birth of Superior National Forest / Benjamin Heber Johnson. Documents -- Part 8. National parks and the trouble with wilderness. The trouble with wilderness, or, getting back to the wrong nature / William Cronon. Documents -- Part 9. Something in the wind: radiation, pesticides, and air pollution. Reconstructing environmentalism: complex movements, diverse roots / Robert Gottlieb. Documents -- Part 10. Environmental protection and the environmental movement. Richard Nixon and the triumph of environmentalism / J. Brooks Flippen. Documents -- Part 11. Environmental racism and environmental justice. Troubled waters in Ecotopia: environmental racism in Portland, Oregon / Ellen Stroud. Documents -- Part 12. Backlash against the environmental movement. Documents -- Part 13. Legacies. Documents.
Subject Human ecology -- United States -- History.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- United States.
United States -- Environmental conditions -- History.
Added Author Warren, Louis S.
ISBN 0631228632 alkaline paper
9780631228639 alkaline paper
0631228640 paperback
9780631228646 paperback
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