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Environmental history and the American South

Environmental history and the American South

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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ecology -- Southern States -- History,
  • Agriculture -- Environmental aspects -- Southern States -- History,
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Southern States -- History,
  • Natural history -- Southern States,
  • Environmental protection -- Southern States -- History,
  • Southern States -- Environmental conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Paul S. Sutter and Christopher J. Manganiello.
    SeriesEnvironmental history and the American South
    ContributionsSutter, Paul., Manganiello, Christopher J., 1973-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGE155.S68 E585 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22514014M
    ISBN 100820332801, 0820333220
    ISBN 109780820332802, 9780820333229
    LC Control Number2008037799

      Bridging women’s history, the history of the South, and African American history, this book makes a bold argument about the role of white women in American slavery. Historian Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers draws on a variety of sources to show that slave-owning women were sophisticated economic actors who directly engaged in and benefited from the.   Before and After: America’s Environmental History A difference of nearly four decades: at top, a ski area in Aspen, Colorado last year, captured by Ron Hoffman; at .

    Environmental History, Vol Issue 2, April , Pages –, The Columbia Guide to American Environmental History introduces the many dimensions of human interaction with nature over time. As people have lived and spread out over the planet, they have modified its forests, plains, and deserts.

    The warm climate of the South affords a period of – frost-free days per year, enabling such profitable crops as tobacco, rice, sugarcane, and cotton to be grown. This climate, coupled with abundant rainfall, offered 17th- and 18th-century European settlers a superb opportunity to raise crops for export if an adequate permanent labour supply could be found. Environmental History Environmental History Book List. Sign up to be notified when new Environmental History titles come out. Name. Email. Environment, and Nation in the Winner of the Martin A. Klein Prize in African History from the American Historical Association Winner of the Melville J. Herskovits Award from the African.


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Environmental History and the American South was informative but lacked cohesiveness. Its range of issues was wide but far from comprehensive and coverage of each issue tended to be one-sided.

For these reasons, this book is a good addition to a study of Southern history but should not be viewed as complete/5(3).

Environmental History and the American South: A Reader. This reader gathers fifteen of the most important essays written in the field of southern environmental history over the past decade/5(7). Books in the series not only situate environmental history within the American South, broadly defined, but they also connect the region to local, national, and transnational scales of analysis.

The series welcomes the work of anthropologists and geographers as well as historians and environmental writers. (James H. Tuten Environmental History) Every landscape has two histories, a physical one and a cultural one. In Let Us Now Praise Famous Gullies: Providence Canyon and the Soils of the South, Paul Sutter masterfully integrates these two histories to shed new light on our most underappreciated natural resource and its influence on the history of American conservationCited by: 8.

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Introduction: No more the backward region: Southern environmental history comes of age / Paul S. Sutter --Animals into the wilderness: the development of livestock husbandry in the seventeenth-century Chesapeake / Virginia DeJohn Anderson --Horses and the economy and culture of the Choctaw Indians, / James Taylor Carson --Landscapes of technology transfer: rice cultivation and African.

The Environment in American History is a clear and comprehensive account that vividly shows students how the environment played a defining role in the development of American society.

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