On The Border: An Environmental History Of San Antonio (Pittsburgh Hist Urban Environ)

Char Miller

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Over the past 300 years, settlement patterns, geography, and climate have greatly affected the ecology of the south Texas landscape. Drawing on a variety of interests and perspectives, the contributors to On the Border probe these evolving relationships in and around San Antonio, the country’s ninth-largest city.

Spanish, Mexican, and American settlers required open expanses of land for agriculture and ranching, displacing indigenous inhabitants. The high poverty traditionally felt by many residents, combined with San Antonio’s environment, has contributed to the development of the city’s unusually complex public health dilemmas. The national drive to preserve historic landmarks and landscapes has been complicated by the blight of homogenous urban sprawl. But no issue has been more contentious than that of water, particularly in a city entirely dependent on a single aquifer in a region of little rain. Managing these environmental concerns is the chief problem facing the city in the new century.

About the Author: Char Miller is professor and chair of the History Department and director of Urban Studies at Trinity University in San Antonio. He is author of "Gifford Pinchot and the Making of Modern Environmentalism," co-author of the award-winning The Greatest Good: 100 Years of Forestry in America, editor of American Forests: Nature, Culture, and Politics, and co-editor of Fluid Arguments: Five Centuries of Western Water Conflict.

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Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
Publication Date: 2001
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