Landscapes of Promise: The Oregon Story. Robbins ; Foreword by WIlliam Cronon, 1800-1940 (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Landscapes of Promise: The Oregon Story. Robbins ; Foreword by WIlliam Cronon, 1800-1940

Author: William G Robbins
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2015, ©1997.
Series: Weyerhaeuser environmental books
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Presents an environmental history of the early years of a state that has long been associated with environmental protection. Covering the period from early human habitation to the end of World War  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William G Robbins
ISBN: 0295996218 9780295996219 0295976322 9780295976327 0295980559 9780295980553
OCLC Number: 919399435
Awards: Short-listed for Oregon Book Awards (Nonfiction) 1998
Description: 428 pages : illustrations ; 23 x 16 cm.
Contents: ForewordAcknowledgmentsPrologue: The Essence of PlaceThe Early Historic Period, 1800-1850-- The Native Ecological Context-- The Great DivideSettler Occupation and the Advent of Industrialism, 1850-1890-- Prescripting the Landscape-- Technology and Abundance-- Into the HinterlandExtending the Industrial Infrastructure, 1890-1940-- Nature's Industries and the Rhetoric of Industrialism-- Industrializing the Woodlands-- Engineering Nature-- Toward systemic ChangeEpilogue: One Moment in TImeNotesBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Weyerhaeuser environmental books
Responsibility: William G. Robbins ; Foreword by WIlliam Cronon.

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