The most up-to-date and insightful overview available on the environmental history of the West Coast of the United States, a region of extraordinary physical beauty distinguished by its inhabitants' efforts to both sustain and exploit their natural resources.
* Over 20 primary sources, revealing cultural understandings of nature and ecological consequences of human action, as well as highlighting controversies concerning environmental change along the U.S. Pacific Coast
* An up-to-date bibliography of research and publications on the environmental history of the region
Number of pages: 393
Weight: 936 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 23 mm
"This volume is highly recommended for academic libraries and large public libraries." - ARBA
"This groundbreaking volume explores the interplay of ecology, economy, and culture throughout the history of the rich and abundant region." - APADE
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