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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Republic of nature.
Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©2012
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Description:||1 online resource (xii, 584 pages) : illustrations, 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|
Fiege has written a book that will undoubtedly leave an imprint on the field of environmental history and beyond... he has added his book to a short list of must-reads in the field of environmental
- Human ecology -- United States -- History.
- Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- United States -- History.
- United States -- Environmental conditions.
- SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Human Geography.
- Human ecology.
- Nature -- Effect of human beings on.
- United States.
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