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American Environmental History (Blackwell Readers in American Social and Cultural History)

 
 
 
 
American Environmental History (Blackwell Readers in American Social and Cultural History)
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780631228646
ISBN 10: 631228640
Edition: 1st
Publisher: Blackwell
Publication Date: 2003-02-04
Format: Paperback
Pages: 378
List Price: $54.95
 
 

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.