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Northwest Lands

Publisher: Seattle, WA : University of Washington Press, 2015.
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Explores the environmental history of the Pacific Northwest of North America, addressing questions of how humans have adapted to the northwestern landscape and modified it over time, and how the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0295996579 9780295996578 0295978384 9780295978383
OCLC Number: 920374553
Description: 568 pages : illustrations ; 23 x 16 cm
Contents: Preface - Paul Hirt & Dale Goble1) Setting the Pacific Northwest Stage: The Influence of the Natural Environment - Eric EwertPART I: THIS PLACE2) Place: An Argument for Bioregional History - Dan Flores3) A Natural History of the Puget Sound Basin - Arthur Kruckeberg4) From Where We Are Standing: The Sense of Place and Environmental History - William Lang5) Willamette Eden: The Ambitious Legacy - William Robbins6) Footprints and Pathways: The Urban Imprint on the Pacific Northwest - Carl AbbottPART II: FIRST PEOPLES7) Salmon, Sedentism, and Cultivation: Toward an Environmental Prehistory of the Northwest Coast - Douglas Deur8) Mobility as a Factor Limiting Resource Use on the Columbia Plateau - Eugene Hunn9) Unusual Gardens: The Nez Perce and Wild Horticulture on the Eastern Columbia Plateau - Alan Marshall10) Megafauna of the Columbia Basin, 1800-1840: Lewis and Clark in a Game Sink - Paul Martin & Christine Szuter11) Land Divided: Yakima Tribal Land Use in the Federal Allotment Era - Barbara WesterPART III: RIVERS12) Salmon in the Columbia Basin: From Abundance to Extinction - Dale Goble13) The Northwest's Hydroelectric Heritage - Michael Blumm14) Fish First! The Changing Ethics of Ecosystem Management - Carolyn MerchantPART IV: AGRICULTURE15) Ecological Influences of the Introduction of Livestock on Pacific Northwest Ecosystems - Kathleen Dwire, Bruce McIntosh, & Boone Kauffman16) Environmental Change in the Northern Rockies: Settlement and Livestock Grazing in Southwestern Montana - William Wyckoff & Katherine Hansen17) Creating a Hybrid Landscape: Irrigated Agriculture in Idaho - Mark Fiege18) Cultural Perceptions of the Irrigated Landscape in the Pacific Northwest - Dorothy Zeisler-VralstedPART V: FORESTS19) Human and Ecological Change in the Inland Northwest Forests - Nancy Langston20) Getting Out the Cut: A History of National Forest Management in the Northern Rockies - Paul Hirt21) Changing Forests, Changing Needs: Using the Pacific Northwest's Westside Forests, Past and Present - Thomas CoxPART VI: MINING22) Mining, Environment, and Historical Change in the Island Northwest - Katherine Morrissey23) Western Smelters and the Problem of Smelter Smoke - Katherine AikenEpilogue: Environmental History and Human Perception - William DietrichContributorsIndex
Responsibility: edited by Hirt, Paul W., Goble, Dale D.


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