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A new face on the countryside : indians, colonists, and slaves in South Atlantic forests, 1500-1800.

Author: Timothy Silver
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University, 1990.
Series: Studies in environment and history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Silver traces the effects of English settlement on South Atlantic ecology, showing how three cultures interacted with their changing environment.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Silver
ISBN: 0521343747 9780521343749
OCLC Number: 760409539
Description: xii, 204 p. : ilus. ; 23 cm.
Contents: List of figures; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Prologue: images and boundaries; 2. Perspectives on the land; 3. Perspectives on the people, 1500; 4. Europeans going thither; 5. An accessible desert; 6. The price of civility; 7. Conclusion: perspectives on the land and people, 1800; Index.
Series Title: Studies in environment and history.

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"...thoroughly engrossing....Timothy Silver offers a wealth of fascinating information about the topography and the flora and fauna of the region east of the Appalachians, south of Pennsylvania, and Read more...

 
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