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Changes in the land : Indians, colonists, and the ecology of New England

Author: William Cronon
Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An ecological history of colonial New England, looking at how the shift from Indian to European dominance affected the plant and animal communities of the region.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Cronon
ISBN: 0809034050 9780809034055 0809001586 9780809001583
OCLC Number: 9413569
Awards: Francis Parkman Prize, 1984.
Description: x, 241 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Part I : Looking backward --
The view from Walden --
Part II : The ecological transformation of colonial New England --
Landscape and patchwork --
Seasons of want and plenty --
Bounding the land --
Commodities of the hunt --
Taking the forest --
A world of fields and fences --
Part III : Harvests of change --
That wilderness should turn a mart.
Responsibility: William Cronon.
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An ecological history of colonial New England, looking at how the shift from Indian to European dominance affected the plant and animal communities of the region.

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