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One for the Ages: The Hurricane of 1938 Battered New England’s Woods 75 Years Ago

Record Type: Article
Author(s): Long, Stephen
Title: "One for the Ages: The Hurricane of 1938 Battered New England’s Woods 75 Years Ago"
Journal: Northern Woodlands
Publication Info: Vol. 20 (Autumn): 23-31 pp.
Date of Publication: 2013
Abstract: Provides a detailed account of the impact of the 1938 Hurricane on New England’s forests. The storm hit the region on September 21, 1938, and devastated the region’s woods, which eventually went through a natural process of recovery.

Sacrificing Local Interests: Water Control Policies of the Ming and Qing Governments and the Local Economy of Huaibei, 1495-1949

Record Type: Article
Author(s): Junya, Ma and Tim Wright
Title: "Sacrificing Local Interests: Water Control Policies of the Ming and Qing Governments and the Local Economy of Huaibei, 1495-1949"
Journal: Modern Asian Studies
Publication Info: Vol. 47 (July): 1348-1376 pp.
Date of Publication: 2013
Abstract: Following the redirection of the flow of the Yellow River into the Huai River in China at the end of the fifteenth century, major problems of water control were shifted to the Huaibei region. This local region was forced to deal with widespread and frequent flooding, famine, and long-term economic decline.

Railway Fuel and Its Impact on the Forests in Colonial India: The Case of the Punjab, 1860-1884

Record Type: Article
Author(s): Das, Pallavi V.
Title: "Railway Fuel and Its Impact on the Forests in Colonial India: The Case of the Punjab, 1860-1884"
Journal: Modern Asian Studies
Publication Info: Vol. 47 (July): 1283-1309 pp.
Date of Publication: 2013
Abstract: Analyses deforestation in colonial Punjab, India, during the mid to late nineteenth century. Looks specifically at how a peak period in operation and expansion of railways from 1869 to 1884 affected the forests on Punjab’s plains, due to the impact of increased railway firewood demand.

The Life and Times of the First Applicants to Platt National Park, 1906-10

Record Type: Article
Author(s): Castro, Justin J. and Lindsay Compton
Title: "The Life and Times of the First Applicants to Platt National Park, 1906-10"
Journal: The Chronicles of Oklahoma
Publication Info: Vol. 91 (Summer): 150-171 pp.
Date of Publication: 2013
Abstract: Uses primary source materials such as letters and job applications to provide a historical context to the people and events surrounding the establishment of the National Park Service and in particular Oklahoma’s Platt National Park, between 1906 and 1910.

Smoke and Mirrors: Smelter Pollution and the Construction of Arizona Identity in the Late Twentieth Century

Record Type: Article
Author(s): Capaldo, Stephanie
Title: "Smoke and Mirrors : Smelter Pollution and the Construction of Arizona Identity in the Late Twentieth Century"
Journal: Arizona History
Publication Info: Vol. 54 (Autumn): 237-264 pp.
Date of Publication: 2013
Abstract: Discusses the evolution of smelter pollution in southern Arizona and northern Sonora, Mexico during the late twentieth century. Looks at debates surrounding air pollution due to copper mining in this transnational region, and the environmental damage and public health concerns of the local people.

British Water Policy in Mandate Palestine: Environmental Orientalism and Social Transformation

Record Type: Article
Author(s): Broich, John
Title: "British Water Policy in Mandate Palestine: Environmental Orientalism and Social Transformation"
Journal: Environment and History
Publication Info: Vol. 19 (August): 255-281 pp.
Date of Publication: 2013
Abstract: Examines links between racial conceptions and environmental changes that impacted landscapes and peoples in Palestine during the early twentieth century. Looks at British colonial water policies, Zionist settlement and development, and their impact on Arab agricultural industries.

Green Rhetoric in Blackshirts: Italian Fascism and the Environment

Record Type: Article
Author(s): Armiero, Marco and Wilko Graf von Hardenberg
Title: "Green Rhetoric in Blackshirts: Italian Fascism and the Environment"
Journal: Environment and History
Publication Info: Vol. 19 (August): 283-3111 pp.
Date of Publication: 2013
Abstract: Argues that in comparison with the historiographical work on environmental policies in Nazi Germany, there has been very little examination of environmental ideologies in other Fascist regimes. This article provides an overview of environmental politics of the Fascist regime in Italy, and analyzes how the Fascist government appropriated the Italian landscape.

Heritage of the Harvest: Taming the Wild Cranberry

Record Type: Article
Author(s): Aime, Kimberly
Title: "Heritage of the Harvest: Taming the Wild Cranberry"
Journal: Wisconsin Magazine of History
Publication Info: Vol. 97 (Autumn): 2-13 pp.
Date of Publication: 2013
Abstract: A history of cranberry production in Wisconsin from the mid-nineteenth century to the early twenty-first century. Looks at work domesticating the wild cranberry, the use of Wisconsin’s wild marshes, innovations in harvesting, and the development of the industry into the leading cranberry producing state in the country.

Historical Agriculture and Soil Erosion in the Upper Mississippi Valley Hill Country

Record Type: Book
Author(s): Trimble, Stanley W.
Title: Historical Agriculture and Soil Erosion in the Upper Mississippi Valley Hill Country
Publisher: CRC Press
Place of Publication: Boca Raton
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: xlviii + 242 pp. Illustrations, figures, maps, index.
Abstract: A detailed study of agricultural landscape disturbance in the Upper Mississippi Valley area during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Looks at how simple technology led to destructive soil erosion, and the various landscape changes influenced by changing agricultural practices over time.
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All the Trees of the Forest: Israel’s Woodlands from the Bible to the Present

Record Type: Book
Author(s): Tal, Alon
Title: All the Trees of the Forest: Israel’s Woodlands from the Bible to the Present
Publisher: Yale University Press
Place of Publication: New Haven
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: xvi + 348 pp. Illustrations, notes, index.
Abstract: A detailed history of Israel’s forests, from Biblical times through the twenty-first century. Examines the degradation of the forest landscape, followed by restoration and recovery efforts. Looks at the importance of forests to the long-term sustainability of Israel’s ecosystem.
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The Lost History of the New Madrid Earthquakes

Record Type: Book
Author(s): Valencius, Conevery Bolton
Title: The Lost History of the New Madrid Earthquakes
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Place of Publication: Chicago
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: 460 pp. Illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, index.
Abstract: A thorough history of the series of massive earthquakes that hit southeastern Missouri between December 1811 and February 1912. Details the enormous environmental, scientific, social, and economic impacts of the earthquakes on the middle Mississippi Valley region.
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The Sixteenth Rail: The Evidence, the Scientist, and the Lindbergh Kidnapping

Record Type: Book
Author(s): Schrager, Adam J.
Title: The Sixteenth Rail: The Evidence, the Scientist, and the Lindbergh Kidnapping
Publisher: Fulcrum
Place of Publication: Golden, CO
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: xix + 332 pp. Illustrations, notes, index.
Abstract: Looks at the scientific work behind the investigation into the kidnapping of Charles Lindbergh’s son in 1932. Provides details and background into the pioneering wood forensics work of Arthur Koehler, a scientist at the U.S. Forest Service’s Forest Products Laboratory in Madison, Wisconsin.
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The Steppe to Europe: An Environmental History of Hungary in the Traditional Age

Record Type: Book
Author(s): Rácz, Lajos
Title: The Steppe to Europe: An Environmental History of Hungary in the Traditional Age
Publisher: White Horse Press
Place of Publication: Knapwell
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: ix + 257 pp. Maps, figures, bibliography, index.
Abstract: An environmental history of Hungary and the Carpathian Basin area prior to the Industrial Revolution. Looks at the interactions between Hungarians and their environment from the Middle Ages through the late eighteenth century. Documents the history of agriculture, hunting, forestry, mining, climate, urban development, and more over this time period.
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Vacationland: Tourism and Environment in the Colorado High Country

Record Type: Book
Author(s): Philpott, William
Title: Vacationland: Tourism and Environment in the Colorado High Country
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Place of Publication: Seattle
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: xvi + 497 pp. Illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, index.
Abstract: Examines the complex positive and negative impacts of tourism on Colorado during the post war period, looking at recreation, real estate development, road construction, as well as changing cultural attitudes towards nature and outdoor recreation. Documents how the Rocky Mountains became one of America’s premier recreational landscapes over the mid-twentieth century.
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The Legacy of American Copper Smelting: Industrial Heritage versus Environmental Policy

Record Type: Book
Author(s): Morin, Bode J.
Title: The Legacy of American Copper Smelting: Industrial Heritage versus Environmental Policy
Publisher: The University of Tennessee Press
Place of Publication: Knoxville
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: xxvii + 274 pp. Illustrations, maps, figures, tables, notes, bibliography, index.
Abstract: A history of the three largest copper mining and smelting areas in the United States: Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula, Tennessee’s Copper Basin, and Butte-Anaconda, Montana. Examines the pollution and contamination resulting from the smelting process, and responses to the environmental degradation in each area over the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
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Tangled Roots: The Appalachian Trail and American Environmental Politics

Record Type: Book
Author(s): Mittlefehldt, Sarah
Title: Tangled Roots: The Appalachian Trail and American Environmental Politics
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Place of Publication: Seattle
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: xvii + 255 pp. Illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, index.
Abstract: A history of the creation, growth, and development of the Appalachian trail over the twentieth century. Documents early efforts by Benton MacCaye and the Appalachian Mountain Club, the work of volunteers and local organizations to maintain the trail, the importance of public-private cooperation, and the impact of federal protection under the 1968 National Trails System Act.
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Seeking the Greatest Good: The Conservation Legacy of Gifford Pinchot

Record Type: Book
Author(s): Miller, Char
Title: Seeking the Greatest Good: The Conservation Legacy of Gifford Pinchot
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
Place of Publication: Pittsburgh
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: . ix + 220 pp. Illustrations, notes, index.
Abstract: A history of the Pinchot Institute for Conservation, founded at the Pinchot family estate of Grey Towers in Milford, Pennsylvania, in 1963. Details the Institute’s impact on conservation policy and education in the United States, and how it provides an enduring legacy for its namesake Gifford Pinchot.
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Nature’s Civil War: Common Soldiers and the Environment in 1862 Virginia

Record Type: Book
Author(s): Meier, Kathryn Shively
Title: Nature’s Civil War: Common Soldiers and the Environment in 1862 Virginia
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Place of Publication: Chapel Hill
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: xiii + 219 pp. Illustrations, maps, figures, tables, notes, bibliography, index.
Abstract: A study of the environmental impacts on soldiers fighting in Virginia during the Shenandoah Valley and Peninsula Campaigns of 1862. Looks at how both Union and Confederate soldiers dealt with the harsh environmental conditions, and how they adapted new health and dietary strategies in order to survive.
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Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer: A Landscape Critic in the Gilded Age

Record Type: Book
Author(s): Major, Judith K.
Title: Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer: A Landscape Critic in the Gilded Age
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
Place of Publication: Charlottesville
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: xii + 285 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index.
Abstract: A biography of Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer (1851-1934), a key figure in American landscape writing and design around the turn of the twentieth century. Provides a critical examination of Van Rensselaer’s life and writings, examining her relationship with Frederick Law Olmstead and her impact on the development of the landscape architecture discipline.
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Hunting, Fishing, and Environmental Virtue: Reconnecting Sportsmanship and Conservation

Record Type: Book
Author(s): List, Charles J.
Title: Hunting, Fishing, and Environmental Virtue: Reconnecting Sportsmanship and Conservation
Publisher: Oregon State University Press
Place of Publication: Corvallis
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: 176 pp. Notes, bibliography, index.
Abstract: A study of environmental sportsmanship, looking at connections between hunting and fishing and a conservation ethic. Explores the work of Aldo Leopold, relating his environmental virtues and practices to those in field sports.
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Nature’s Ambassador: The Legacy of Thornton W. Burgess

Record Type: Book
Author(s): Lowrance, Christie Palmer
Title: Nature’s Ambassador: The Legacy of Thornton W. Burgess
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
Place of Publication: Atglen, PA
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: 304 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index.
Abstract: A biography of Thornton W. Burgess (1874-1965), an advocate of wildlife and conservation practices as well as a noted children’s author. Examines his life and legacy in the realm of children’s literature, as well as his work educating Americans about the importance of conservation.
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Inventing Stanley Park: An Environmental History

Record Type: Book
Author(s): Kheraj, Sean
Title: Inventing Stanley Park: An Environmental History
Publisher: UBC Press
Place of Publication: Vancouver
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: xxii + 271 pp. Illustrations, maps, figures, notes, bibliography, index.
Abstract: A thorough examination of the creation and development of Stanley Park in Vancouver, British Columbia, over the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Looks at the natural and cultural forces that produced the park, and issues such as public perceptions of nature, the process of maintaining and improving “wilderness,” and the importance of urban park creation in Canada.
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Dams, Displacement, and the Delusion of Development: Cahora Bassa and Its Legacies in Mozambique, 1965-2007

Record Type: Book
Author(s): Isaacman, Allen F. and Barbara S. Isaacman
Title: Dams, Displacement, and the Delusion of Development: Cahora Bassa and Its Legacies in Mozambique, 1965-2007
Publisher: Ohio University Press
Place of Publication: Athens
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: xvi + 291 pp. Illustrations, maps, tables, notes, bibliography, index.
Abstract: A comprehensive history of the events surrounding the development and construction of the Cahora Bassa Dam on the Zambezi River in Mozambique. The massive dam was completed in 1974, just before Mozambique gained their independence, yet the dam remained in Portuguese control through the twenty-first century.
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Environmental Winds: Making the Global in Southwest China

Record Type: Book
Author(s): Hathaway, Michael J.
Title: Environmental Winds: Making the Global in Southwest China
Publisher: University of California Press
Place of Publication: Berkeley
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: xi + 258 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index.
Abstract: Studies the impacts of scientists, rural farmers, state officials, and foreign conservationists on Southwestern China’s natural and social landscapes. Focuses on the late twentieth century efforts to position Yunnan globally as an important location of biological diversity.
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Making Rocky Mountain National Park: The Environmental History of an American Treasure

Record Type: Book
Author(s): Frank, Jerry J.
Title: Making Rocky Mountain National Park: The Environmental History of an American Treasure
Publisher: University Press of Kansas
Place of Publication: Lawrence
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: xiv + 253 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index.
Abstract: An environmental history of Rocky Mountain National Park, founded in Colorado in 1915. Explores the history of efforts to create the park, which was designed to attract more tourists to the state. Also looks at one hundred years of park management strategy, as well as the evolution in tensions between tourism and ecology.
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Canoe Nation: Nature, Race, and the Making of a Canadian Icon

Record Type: Book
Author(s): Erickson, Bruce
Title: Canoe Nation: Nature, Race, and the Making of a Canadian Icon
Publisher: UBC Press
Place of Publication: Vancouver
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: xvi + 232 pp. Illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, index.
Abstract: A study of the importance of the canoe within Canadian history and culture. Examines the use of the symbol of the canoe to legitimize a particular vision of Canada that oftentimes runs counter to the actual historical record.
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Loving Nature, Fearing the State: Environmentalism and Antigovernment Politics before Reagan

Record Type: Book
Author(s): Drake, Brian Allen
Title: Loving Nature, Fearing the State: Environmentalism and Antigovernment Politics before Reagan
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Place of Publication: Seattle
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: xv + 245 pp. Notes, bibliography, index.
Abstract: Explores the conservative environmental tradition found in postwar American politics. Examines the complexities of working towards limiting government power while also protecting natural landscapes, as well as conservative resistance to the idea that the federal government provides the best means of protecting the American environment. Looks at topics such as the wilderness protection campaigns of Barry Goldwater, resistance to government-sponsored public health campaigns such as fluoridation, and the economic theories of free-market environmentalists.
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Power from the North: Territory, Identity, and the Culture of Hydroelectricity in Quebec

Record Type: Book
Author(s): Desbiens, Caroline
Title: Power from the North: Territory, Identity, and the Culture of Hydroelectricity in Quebec
Publisher: UBC Press
Place of Publication: Vancouver
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: xxiii + 281 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index.
Abstract: Looks at how a culture of hydroelectricity in northern Quebec helped shape the region’s natural landscape during the 1970s and 1980s. Examines the impacts of the James Bay Hydroelectric Project and the construction of dams on the La Grande River.
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Gambling on Ore: The Nature of Metal Mining in the United States, 1860-1910

Record Type: Book
Author(s): Curtis, Kent A.
Title: Gambling on Ore: The Nature of Metal Mining in the United States, 1860-1910
Publisher: University Press of Colorado
Place of Publication: Boulder
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: xv + 232 pp. Illustrations, figures, bibliography, index.
Abstract: A history of the development of the mining industry in the western United States from 1860 to 1910. Focuses on Montana as a representative case study of mining developments in the broader American West. Looks at the evolution of mining practices from the gold rush, to silver lode mining, to, low-grade copper production, to corporate consolidation and modernization. Documents social conflicts as well as the environmental impacts on the western landscape.
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Taken By Storm, 1938: A Social and Meteorological History of the Great New England Hurricane

Record Type: Book
Author(s): Aviles, Lourdes B.
Title: Taken By Storm, 1938: A Social and Meteorological History of the Great New England Hurricane
Publisher: American Meteorological Society
Place of Publication: Boston
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: xviii + 265 pp. Illustrations, maps, figures, tables, notes, bibliography, index.
Abstract: A social, scientific, and environmental history of the Great New England Hurricane of 1938. Discusses the growth and movement of the storm, failures by the Weather Bureau to accurately predict the hurricane’s path, and its severe impact on the people and landscape of the United States Northeast.
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Crossing the Bay of Bengal: The Furies of Nature and the Fortunes of Migrants

Record Type: Book
Author(s): Amrith, Sunil S.
Title: Crossing the Bay of Bengal: The Furies of Nature and the Fortunes of Migrants
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Place of Publication: Cambridge
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: 353 pp. Illustrations, notes, index.
Abstract: Provides an environmental history of the Bay of Bengal, from the fifteenth through twentieth centuries. Looks at the Bay’s importance to maritime trade, transportation, its role in warfare, and the development of ports in the countries it borders: India, Bangladesh, Burma, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Malaysia. Also examines the more recent environmental pressures that have negatively impacted the Bay of Bengal.
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Down by the Bay: San Francisco’s History Between the Tides

Record Type: Book
Author(s): Booker, Matthew Morse
Title: Down by the Bay: San Francisco’s History Between the Tides
Publisher: University of California Press
Place of Publication: Berkeley
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: xiii + 278 pp. Illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, index.
Abstract: An environmental history of San Francisco Bay, focusing on human impacts over the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Examines the use of the bay ecosystem by fishermen, farmers, oyster harvesters, salt producers, and modern developers. Documents the history of the San Francisco Bay as a unique natural and human landscape.
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North Carolina’s Hurricane History

Record Type: Book
Author(s): Barnes, Jay
Title: North Carolina’s Hurricane History
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Place of Publication: Chapel Hill
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: 335 pp. Illustrations, maps, index.
Abstract: Examines over fifty great storms that have impacted North Carolina from the sixteenth century through 2012. Uses news reports, National Weather Service data, and eyewitness accounts to detail the devastating effects of hurricanes in the state. Examines the human, economic, and environmental impacts of infamous storms such as Hazel, Hugo, Fran, and more.
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After the Grizzly: Endangered Species and the Politics of Place in California

Record Type: Book
Author(s): Alagona, Peter S.
Title: After the Grizzly: Endangered Species and the Politics of Place in California
Publisher: University of California Press
Place of Publication: Berkeley
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: viii + 323 pp. Illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, index.
Abstract: A history of threats to species and habitat in California from the nineteenth to twenty-first centuries. Author focuses on four high-profile endangered species: the California Condor, the Mojave desert tortoise, Delta smelt, and San Joaquin kit fox. Looks at collaboration and conflict among scientists, politicians, and conservationists over protecting natural habitats and imperiled species from human impact.
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Ancient Woodland: History, Industry and Crafts

Record Type: Book
Author(s): Rotherham, Ian D.
Title: Ancient Woodland: History, Industry and Crafts
Publisher: Shire
Place of Publication: oxford
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: 64 pp. Illustrations, index.
Abstract: Examines the history of woodland use in Great Britain, from medieval times to the twentieth century. Looks at forest use and wood industries such as coppicing, charcoal, leather tanning, basket making, and more.
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The Hub’s Metropolis: Greater Boston’s Development from Railroad Suburbs to Smart Growth

Record Type: Book
Author(s): O’Connell, James C.
Title: The Hub’s Metropolis: Greater Boston’s Development from Railroad Suburbs to Smart Growth
Publisher: MIT Press
Place of Publication: Cambridge
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: xiii + 326 pp. Illustrations, maps, figures, maps, notes, index.
Abstract: A detailed history of Boston’s suburban development, from the early nineteenth century through 2012. Examines the various layers of suburban development around Boston, such as early country retreats, railroad suburbs, streetcar suburbs, parkway suburbs, mill towns, sprawl, and smart growth.
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Forgotten Grasslands of the South: Natural History and Conservation

Record Type: Book
Author(s): Noss, Reed F.
Title: Forgotten Grasslands of the South: Natural History and Conservation
Publisher: Island Press
Place of Publication: Washington, DC
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: xviii + 317 pp. Illustrations, maps, figures, tables, bibliography, index.
Abstract: A thorough examination of the grassland ecosystems of the American South. Documents the natural and ecological history of the southeastern grasslands, as well as human impact. Also discusses strategies for the conservation of this disappearing landscape.
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Aldo Leopold: A Sand County Almanac & Other Writings on Conservation and Ecology

Record Type: Book
Editor(s): Meine, Curt D.
Title: Aldo Leopold: A Sand County Almanac & Other Writings on Conservation and Ecology
Publisher: Library of America
Place of Publication: New York
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: xvi + 931 pp. Illustrations, notes, index.
Abstract: A collection of writings and correspondence by American ecologist Aldo Leopold (1886-1948) supplemented by a chronology and notes by the editor.
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Backcountry Lawman: True Stories from a Florida Game Warden

Record Type: Book
Author(s): Lee, Bob H.
Title: Backcountry Lawman: True Stories from a Florida Game Warden
Publisher: University Press of Florida
Place of Publication: Gainesville
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: xiii + 248 pp. Illustrations, figures, index.
Abstract: The author recounts his work as a fish and wildlife law enforcement officer in northeast Florida between 1977 and 2007. Discusses his work battling illegal fishing, poaching, environmental violations and more as a backcountry Florida game warden.
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The City Natural: Garden and Forest Magazine and the Rise of American Environmentalism

Record Type: Book
Author(s): Hou, Shen
Title: The City Natural: Garden and Forest Magazine and the Rise of American Environmentalism
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
Place of Publication: Pittsburgh
Date of Publication: 2013
Description: xiv + 240 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index.
Abstract: A history of “Garden and Forest” magazine, which was published from 1888 to 1897, and had a profound influence on the future of American environmentalism. Examines the publication’s impact on botany, horticulture, landscape architecture, and forestry, as well as how it shaped public opinion on access to nature. Includes a foreword by Donald Worster.
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