6 edition of The American environment found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Lary M. Dilsaver and Craig E. Colten.|
|Series||Geographical perspectives on the human past|
|Contributions||Dilsaver, Lary M., Colten, Craig E.|
|LC Classifications||GF503 .A44 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxii, 271 p. :|
|Number of Pages||271|
|ISBN 10||0847677532, 0847677540|
|LC Control Number||92012812|
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American Environmental History is an interesting amalgam of physical and cultural anthropology, technological history, political history, and economics. It works very well as a history of North America through a lens of environmental concerns.
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