The Atlas of U.S. and Canadian Environmental History

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Char Miller
Routledge, 2003 - Nature - 248 pages
This visually dynamic historical atlas chronologically covers American environmental history through the use of four-color maps, photos, and diagrams, and in written entries from well known scholars.

Organized into seven categories, each chapter covers: agriculture * wildlife and forestry * land use and management * technology and industry * pollution and human heath * human habitats * and ideology and politics.

With valuable reference aids--including bibliographies, sources for further research, an extensive index, and newly designed maps--this is an indispensable tool for students and educators alike.

For a detailed contents, a generous selection of sample articles, and more, visit the website Atlas of US and Canadian Environmental History website.

Also includes 46 color maps.

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Char Miller is W. M. Keck Professor of Environmental Analysis at Pomona College. He has written and edited numerous books including Water in the 21st-Century West, Deep in the Heart of San Antonio: Land and Life in South Texas, Gifford Pinchot and the Making of Modern Environmentalism, and Fluid Arguments: Water in the American West. High Country News, whose masthead reads aFor People Who Care about the West,a is published biweekly in Paonia, Colorado (

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