An engaging, personalized look at the interplay between people and nature in the northeastern and midwestern United States, from prehistory to the present.
· Maps and photographs show environmental regions, population movement, and changes to the environment by humans
· Separate listing of primary sources for all chapter topics, along with a bibliography and glossary
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John T. Cumbler, Ph.D., is professor of history at the University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.Review:
"The topics are engaging and entertaining in their unique historical perspective of tying together people and their environment. This work is recommended for academic libraries that collect in the area of environmental studies or environmental history." - American Reference Books Annual
"The author explores a vast and varied region where abundant resources provided the fuel for the nation's early economic successes--successes that subsequently altered thelandscape as people changed their locations and occupations. He focuses on the lives of actual people and the links between historical trends and issues we face today." - Abstracts of Public Administration, Development, and the Environment
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Book Description ABC-CLIO, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG1576079104