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The cast iron forest : a natural and cultural history of the North American Cross Timbers

The cast iron forest : a natural and cultural history of the North American Cross Timbers

Author: Richard V Francaviglia
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2000.
Series: Corrie Herring Hooks series, no. 43.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

This book describes the natural environment of the Cross Timbers and interprets the role that people have played in transforming the region.


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Francaviglia, Richard V.
Cast iron forest.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2000
(DLC) 99052955
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard V Francaviglia
ISBN: 9780292756380 0292756380
OCLC Number: 606550033
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 276 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
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: AcknowledgmentsIntroductionChapter 1. "The Natural Curiosities Of The Country": A Brief Natural History Of The Cross TimbersChapter 2. "Through Forests Of Cast Iron": The European American Encounter With The Cross TimbersChapter 3. "The Destroying Axe Of The Pioneer": The Transformation Of The Cross TimbersChapter 4. "Now We Have The Modern Cross Timbers: The Persistence Of A Perceptual RegionSummary And Conclusion: "The Delightful Scenery We Have Traversed"NotesBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Corrie Herring Hooks series, no. 43.
Responsibility: by Richard V. Francaviglia.


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"This is the most important, original, and comprehensive regional study yet to appear of the amazing Cross Timbers region in North America... It will likely be the standard benchmark survey of the Read more...

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