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11 edition of American environmental history found in the catalog.

American environmental history

the exploitation and conservation of natural resources

by Joseph M. Petulla

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Boyd & Fraser Pub. Co. in San Francisco, Ca .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Natural resources -- United States -- History,
    • Conservation of natural resources -- United States -- History,
    • Human ecology -- United States -- History,
    • Environmental policy -- United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementJoseph M. Petulla.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC103.7 .P48
      The Physical Object
      Pagination399 p. :
      Number of Pages399
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3825697M
      ISBN 100878350586, 0878350551
      LC Control Number81136598

      COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. MAJOR PROBLEMS IN AMERICAN ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY. STUDY GUIDE. Part I. Chapter Outlines and Discussion Questions. Introduction. Environmental History Quotations. 1. What is Environmental History? 2. Native American Ecology and European Contact. 3. The New England Forest in the Seventeenth Century. 4. Soil Exhaustion in the Early Tobacco South. 5.

      An official journal of American Society for Environmental History. Published under previous titles, the journal merged with Forest & Conservation Hist We use cookies to enhance your experience on our continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.   The 5 best environmental books of all time Environmental news junkie Peter Dykstra ranks his favorite books about how science, politics, ideology, money and passion collide.

      Home > The Journal of American History. The Journal of American History. Welcome to the Journal of American History (JAH) hed four times a year by the Organization of American Historians (OAH), the JAH is the leading scholarly publication and the journal of record in American history. The JAH publishes articles, interchanges, states-of-the-field, and the OAH's yearly presidential. Ch 20 The New Frontier and the Great Society. Kennedy and the Cold War - pg. The New Frontier - pg. The Great Society - pg.


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American Environmental History offers a superb introduction to the field. -- Jay Turner, Quarterly Review of BIology. About the Author. Carolyn Merchant is the Chancellor's Professor of Environmental History, Philosophy, and Ethics at the University of California, by: A Companion to American Environmental History gathers together a comprehensive collection of over 30 essays that examine the evolving and diverse field of American environmental history.

Provides a complete historiography of American environmental history; Brings the field up-to-date to reflect the latest trends and encourages new directions for the field.

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. This concise overview of world and American history is very informative and easy to read. Several fields of history are combined as are theories of the ancient past as the author explores cultural, environmental, social, political, and economic aspects in this the first part of a three part series/5.

Environmental History. American Environmental History offers a superb introduction to the field. Quarterly Review of BIology - Jay Turner. Merchant takes a most useful approach to environmental scholarship by encapsulating a daunting range of factual information and critical information into this practical volume one of the best books of its Brand: Columbia University Press.

The Season: A Social History of the Debutante When Consuelo Vanderbilt of the wealthy American Vanderbilt family married the Duke of Marlborough inshe. Good environmental history book.

Some of its articles are either controversial or they take a look at the issue from a clearly political point of view. The book also follows no clear timeline, often having a large span of history in one chapter, and then covering some of that same span in the next chapter.

Organizationally the book was sound/5. Carolyn Merchant is the Chancellor's Professor of Environmental History, Philosophy, and Ethics at the University of California, Berkeley.

She is the author of several books, including Reinventing Eden: The Fate of Nature in Western Culture and The Death of Nature, and is a past president of the American Society for Environmental History. This page is a list of environmental books.

In this context they are notable books that describe, as a major theme, the effects of human activity on the environment. Non-fiction is an account or representation of a subject which is presented as fact.

This presentation may be accurate or not; that is, it can give either a true or a false. Background: The Environmental History Timeline originally appeared in Mass Media and Environmental Conflict, a book written by Mark Neuzil and William Kovarik published by Sage in The book won an American Library Association “Choice” award as one of the best academic books of American environmental history.

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This compilation of seminal essays introduces students to the most exciting scholarship and writing on the environmental history in the United States. With primary documents that illustrate the conditions, perception, and influences of environmental issues from the pre-Columbian era to the present, the book invites students to analyze not only the connections between people and nature, but.

The Environment in American History is a clear and comprehensive account that vividly shows students how the environment played a defining role in the development of American society.

Organized in thirteen chronological chapters, and extensively illustrated, the book covers themes including. Prophecy in environmental history is tied to narrative trajectory. What stories do environmental historians tell.

Capitalism as a standpoint provides a single narrative trajectory of environmental decline that informs environmental histories of the past as well as future environmental prophecies. In the third edition of this definitive book, Richard N.

Andrews looks back at four centuries of American environmental policy, showing how these policies affect contemporary environmental issues and public policy decisions, and identifying key policy challenges for the future. Carolyn Merchant (born J in Rochester, New York) is an American ecofeminist philosopher and historian of science most famous for her theory (and book of the same title) on 'The Death of Nature', whereby she identifies the Enlightenment as the period when science began to atomize, objectify and dissect nature, foretelling its eventual conception as inert.

Merchant provides a context-setting overview of American environmental history from the beginning of the millennium; an encyclopedia of important concepts, people, agencies, and laws; a chronology of major events; and an extensive bibliography including films, videos, CD-Roms, and websites.

The Columbia Guide to American Environmental History introduces the many dimensions of human interaction with nature over time. As people have lived and spread out over the planet, they have modified its forests, plains, and deserts.No headers. For too long the environment has been considered little more than a neutral background to history.

This text surveys findings of the new field of Environmental History about how the environment of the Americas influenced the actions of people here and how people affected their environments, from prehistory to the present.Book Overview Finally, an American Environmental History for everyone After years of teaching Environmental History at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst without a textbook, Dan Allosso decided to take matters into his own hands.