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War and the environment : military destruction in the modern age

Author: Charles E Closmann
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, 2009
Series: Williams-Ford Texas A & M University military history series, no. 125
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1. edView all editions and formats
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Explores, among other topics, the environmental ravages of trench warfare in World War I, the exploitation of Philippine forests for military purposes from the Spanish colonial period through 1945,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles E Closmann
ISBN: 9781603441155 1603441158 9781603441698 1603441697 9781603443807 1603443800
OCLC Number: 896145472
Notes: Introduction: landscapes of peace, environments of war / Charles Edwin Closmann. America's military footprint: environmental implications of the U.S. army since 1789 / J.R. McNeill and David S. Painter. Wood for war: the legacy of human conflict on the Philippine forests, 1565-1945 / Greg Bankoff. Devouring the land: Sherman's 1864-65 campaigns / Lisa M. Brady. Environments of death: trench warfare on the western front 1914-18 / Dorothee Brantz. Total war? administering Germany's environment in two world wars / Frank Uekötter. World War II and the axis of disease: battling malaria in twentieth-century Italy / Marcus Hall. Birds on the home front: wildlife conservation in the western United States during World War II / Robert Wilson. Creating the natural fortress: landscape, resistance, and memory in the Vercors, France / Chris Pearson. Wartime destruction and the postwar cityscape / Jeffry M. Diefendorf
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 210 p.) illustrations, maps
Series Title: Williams-Ford Texas A & M University military history series, no. 125
Responsibility: edited by Charles E. Closmann

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." . . breaks new ground. . . ." -- Thomas Zeller "University of Maryland-College Park" ." . . adds s--Martin Melosi "University of Houston " ." . . explores the myriad of ways that military Read more...

 
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