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An Environmental History of Canada

Laurel Sefton MacDowell - History - 2012 - 352 pages
Throughout history most people have associated northern North America with wilderness – with abundant fish and game, snow-capped mountains, and endless forest and prairie ...
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Japan: An Environmental History

Conrad Totman - History - 2014 - 350 pages
From the outset, society in Japan has been shaped by its environmental context. The lush green mountainous archipelago of today supports a population of over 127 million people ...
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An Environmental History of Medieval Europe

Richard Hoffmann - History - 2014 - 428 pages
"How did medieval Europeans use and change their environments, think about the natural world, and try to handle the natural forces affecting their lives? This groundbreaking ...
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South Asia: An Environmental History

Christopher V. Hill - History - 2008 - 329 pages
Presents a history and an ecological overview of the South Asian continent, specifically focusing on the impact, both positive and negative, that humans have have had on its ...
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Remaking Boston: An Environmental History of the City and Its Surroundings

Anthony N. Penna, Conrad Edick Wright - History - 2009 - 333 pages
Remaking Boston chronicles many of the events that altered the physical landscape of Boston, while also offering multidisciplinary perspectives on the environmental history of ...
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The Nature of New York: An Environmental History of the Empire State

David Stradling - History - 2010 - 277 pages
Presents an environmental history of New York State, from the first contact of the region's indigenous inhabitants with Europeans to the present day.
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Biology of Plagues: Evidence from Historical Populations

Susan Scott, Christopher J. Duncan - Social Science - 2001
The threat of unstoppable plagues, such as AIDS and Ebola, is always with us. In Europe, the most devastating plagues were those from the Black Death pandemic in the 1300s to ...
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Land Degradation: Creation and Destruction

Douglas L. Johnson, Laurence A. Lewis - Science - 2007 - 303 pages
This up-to-date, second edition of Land Degradation explores substantial decreases in the land's biological productivity or usefulness to humans due to human activities. Case ...
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The Nature of Gold: An Environmental History of the Klondike Gold Rush

Kathryn Taylor Morse - History - 2003 - 290 pages
In this first environmental history of the gold rush, Kathryn Morse describes how the miners got to the Klondike, the mining technologies they employed, and the complex ...
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