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Mockingbird Song : Ecological Landscapes of the South.

Author: Jack Temple Kirby
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2006.
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Jack Temple Kirby offers a personal and passionate recounting of the centuries-old human-nature relationship in the South. In a narrative voice marked by the intimacy and enthusiasm of a storyteller, Kirby explores all of the South's peoples and their landscapeshow humans have used, yielded, or manipulated varying environments and how they have treated forests, water, and animals. Citing history, literature, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Temple Kirby
ISBN: 9780807876602 0807876607 9781469605197 1469605198
OCLC Number: 642661011
Description: 1 online resource (384 pages)
Contents: Contents; Preface; Prologue: An Orientation Mostly along St. Johns River; Chapter 1. Original Civilizations; Chapter 2. Plantation Traditions; Chapter 3. Commoners and the Commons; Chapter 4. Matanzas and Mastery; Chapter 5. Enchantment and Equilibrium; Chapter 6. Cities of Clay; Epilogue: Postmodern Landscapes; Notes; Index.

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Jack Temple Kirby offers a personal and passionate recounting of the centuries-old human-nature relationship in the South. In a narrative voice marked by the intimacy and enthusiasm of a storyteller, Kirby explores all of the South's peoples and their landscapeshow humans have used, yielded, or manipulated varying environments and how they have treated forests, water, and animals. Citing history, literature, and cinematic portrayals along the way, Kirby also relates how southerners have thought about their part of Earthas a source of both sustenance and delight.

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