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Under the blade : the conversion of agricultural landscapes

Author: Richard K Olson; Thomas A Lyson
Publisher: Boulder : Westview Press, ©1999.
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With a particular focus on the conversion of farmland to housing, roads and other development, this is an examination of the patterns, causes and consequences of current land-use decisions in the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Under the blade.
Boulder : Westview Press, ©1999
(DLC) 98042069
(OCoLC)39868178
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard K Olson; Thomas A Lyson
ISBN: 9781429490641 1429490640
OCLC Number: 170967780
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 459 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: * Foreword Marian Buckner * Introduction * Farmland Loss in America * A Landscape Perspective on Farmland Conversion * The Law of the Land * The Economics of Farmland Conversion * Preserving Community Agriculture in a Global Economy * Ethics and Aesthetics in the Loss of Farmland * A National Policy for Farmland Preservation * Case Studies
Responsibility: edited by Richard K. Olson and Thomas A. Lyson.

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