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The republic of nature : an environmental history of the United States

Author: Mark Fiege
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©2012.
Series: Weyerhaeuser environmental book.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In The Republic of Nature, Mark Fiege reframes the canonical account of American history based on the simple but radical premise that nothing in the nation's past can be considered apart from the natural circumstances in which it occurred.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fiege, Mark.
Republic of nature.
Seattle : University of Washington Press, c2012
(DLC) 2011035457
(OCoLC)747713180
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Fiege
ISBN: 9780295804149 0295804149
OCLC Number: 781635673
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 584 p.) : ill., plans.
Contents: Foreword : Environmental history comes of age / William Cronon --
Land of Lincoln --
Satan in the land : nature, the supernatural, and disorder in colonial New England --
By the laws of nature and of nature's God: Declaring American independence --
King cotton: the cotton plant and southern slavery --
Nature's nobleman: Abraham Lincoln and the improvement of America --
The nature of Gettysburg: environmental history and the Civil War --
Iron horses: nature and the building of the first U.S. transcontinental railroad --
Atomic sublime: toward a natural history of the bomb --
The road to Brown v. Board: an environmental history of the color line --
It's a gas: the United States and the oil shock of 1973-1974 --
Paths that reckon.
Series Title: Weyerhaeuser environmental book.
Other Titles: Environmental history of the United States
Responsibility: Mark Fiege.

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