Description This compilation of seminal essays and primary documents introduces students to the most exciting scholarship and writing on the of environmental history in the United States. Subjects include the changing American landscape, soil epidemics, waste disposal, industrial development, conservation, and the environmental movement.
Introduces students to the most exciting scholarship and writing on the subject of environmental history in the United States. Contains primary documents that illustrate the conditions, perception, and influences of environmental issues from the pre-Columbian era to the present. Includes an editorial introduction, headnotes, and suggestions for further reading.
Changes in the Land: Publications Pages Publications Pages. Manitowish River Press, February 25, at Thomas Wickman writes When I began my current project about winters and wintering in the colonial Northeast, I put together a shelf of winter ecology books.
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Poachers and Conservationists in Twentieth-Century America What Is Environmental History? The Natures of Indian America before Columbus. Deadly Diseases And Extraordinary Animals. Forest and Plantation in Nineteenth-Century America. Stories of American Settlement Alan Taylor.
Map of Doboy and Altamaha Sounds Urban Nature And Urban Reforms. The United States in , , and Charles E. San Francisco Fire s.
Crowd with empty aqueduct Dynamited Portion of LA Aqueduct Markets, and the Disappearing Bison. Thanksgiving Menu Drake Hotel. This companion has chapters on the environmental history of different regions and eras in world history from , years ago to the present.
Also addresses key topics in the field, most notably forests, fishing, evolution, technology, and industrialization.
A Companion to American Environmental History. Each chapter is written by a leading scholar on the topic. The State of American Environmental History. He also discusses major trends in the field since the early s. Melosi, Mark Fiege, and Diana K. Essays by three geographers and responses by three historians on past trends and current directions in environmental historical geography.
A main theme is the overlap between this sub-field and environmental history but also the relationship between environmental history and other parts of geography, such as political ecology and cultural geography. Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content on this page. Please subscribe or login. Oxford Bibliographies Online is available by subscription and perpetual access to institutions. For more information or to contact an Oxford Sales Representative click here.
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