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The Atlas of U.S. and Canadian Environmental History (Hardback)
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The Atlas of U.S. and Canadian Environmental History (Hardback)

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Hardback 256 Pages / Published: 28/08/2003
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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.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415937818
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 1202 g
Dimensions: 279 x 216 x 22 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Lavishly illustrated... Highly recommended for young adult and adult collections."
-"Pennsylvania School Librarians Association Best Reference Title 2003
"The most useful resource book that the field of environmental history has yet created. Combining exceptional vivid maps with relevant visuals, each well-focused essay is a gold mine of information... It is a volume that each environmental professional and educator should make certain is contained in his or her library. This is "the environmental history book that every Environmental Studies program should have in its library or available to its students in the program's library. It will mark an excellent starting point for student research projects... The "Atlas stands out as a tremendous resource for even the general readers and researcher. For environmental historians and professionals, this volume should become the first stop for finding quick answers or details, whether one is preparing a lecture, a political document, or beginning a research paper. Char miller has performed a superb service to the field."
-"Environmental History, April 2004
"Well-written... The articles all offer essential insights and are objective and carefully documented... Lavishly illustrated... Includes fascinating sidebars... Anoutstanding addition to environmental history... Highly recommended. All readership levels."
-"Choice, January 2004
"Written in clear and accessible language with superb illustrative material in vivid color, this unique resource is recommended for public, academic, and high school students in history and environmental studies."
-"Library Journal, September 1, 2003
"This provocative approach to NorthAmerican history and public policy will serve high school, college and public library users."
-"Lawrence Looks at Books, Gale Reference Reviews, October 2003

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