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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Andrew M Barton; Alan S White; Charles V Cogbill
|ISBN:||9781584658320 1584658320 9781611682953 1611682959|
|Description:||xiii, 349 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||The Maine woods: through time and across space --
From rocks to ice to forests: how did the land and forests of Maine form and change over geological time? --
The presettlement forest of Maine: what were the forests like before the European settlement? --
From European settlement to modern times: how did human culture transform Maine forests? --
The length and breadth and height of Maine: how and why do forests vary across the state? --
The future of the Maine woods: what will Maine forests be like in the year 2100?
|Responsibility:||Andrew M. Barton ; with Alan S. White and Charles V. Cogbill.|
Writing such a work as this is nearly a lost art. It is neither a technical monograph aimed at a specialist audience nor a broad primer for a lay audience; nor is it a textbook. A willingness and