Blue Ridge commons : environmental activism and forest history in western North Carolina (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Blue Ridge commons : environmental activism and forest history in western North Carolina

Author: Kathryn Newfont
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2012.
Series: Environmental history and the American South
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn Newfont
ISBN: 9780820341248 082034124X 9780820341255 0820341258
OCLC Number: 842155442
Description: xxi, 369 p. : ill., cartes ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Paul S. Sutter --
"The custom of our country": the Appalachian forest commons --
Response to devastation: organizing forests in the southern Appalachians --
Plenty of trouble: creating federal forests in the Blue Ridge --
De jure commons: national forests and Blue Ridge neighbors --
Contested forests: commons, clearcutting, and wilderness --
Wilderness as commons enclosure: rare II opposition --
Wilderness as commons defense: the southern Nantahala --
Mobilizing commons defense: "oil fever" threatens the forests --
Clearcutting returns: timber enclosure threatens the forests --
Commons environmentalism mobilized: Western North Carolina Alliance's Cut the clearcutting! campaign --
Conclusion: An American commons in the Blue Ridge --
Afterword: A call to commons.
Series Title: Environmental history and the American South
Responsibility: Kathryn Newfont.

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