American Environmental History

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Louis S. Warren
Wiley, Feb 4, 2003 - History - 380 pages
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This compilation of seminal essays and primary documents introduces students to the most exciting scholarship and writing on the of environmental history in the United States. Subjects include the changing American landscape, soil epidemics, waste disposal, industrial development, conservation, and the environmental movement.

  • Introduces students to the most exciting scholarship and writing on the subject of environmental history in the United States.
  • Contains primary documents that illustrate the conditions, perception, and influences of environmental issues from the pre-Columbian era to the present.
  • Subjects include the changing American landscape, soil epidemics, waste disposal, industrial development, conservation, and the environmental movement.
  • Includes an editorial introduction, headnotes, and suggestions for further reading.

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User Review  - Jessica - Goodreads

I can see this being helpful for anyone who is just being introduced to the field of environmental history as it includes many of the field's seminal works. However, for me, who has read most of these works in their original publications, it was a bit monotonous. Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Louis S. Warren is Associate Professor of History and W. Turrentine Jackson Professor of Western US History at the University of California, Davis. He is the author of The Hunter’s Game: Poachers and Conservationists in Twentieth-Century America (1999).

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