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Author White, Richard, 1947-

Title Land use, environment, and social change : the shaping of Island County, Washington / Richard White ; foreword by William Cronon
Edition 1st pbk. ed
Published Seattle : University of Washington Press, 1992
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 234 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books
Weyerhaeuser environmental book
Contents COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; FOREWORD; PREFACE TO THE 1992 EDITION; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; I. SHAPING THE FACE OF THE LAND: Indian Land Use in Island County; II. THE GARDEN AND THE WILDERNESS: The Frontier Farmer on the Land; III. A SEARCH FOR STABILITY: The Social and Environmental Consequences of Market Agriculture, 1860-1900; IV. THE OX AND THE AXE: Forest Economy and Ecology in the Nineteenth Century; V. THE CREATION OF A NEW FOREST: Technology, Ecology, and Social Change; VI. POOR MEN ON POOR LANDS: The Movement onto the Logged-off Lands
VII. THE URBAN SHADOW: The Impact of Promoters and Tourists on the Rural LandscapeCONCLUSION; APPENDIX A. Population Methods and Estimates; APPENDIX B. Supplementary Tables; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-227) and index
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Subject Land use -- Environmental aspects -- Washington (State) -- Island County -- History
Economic history.
HISTORY / United States / State & Local / Pacific Northwest (OR, WA)
Land use -- Environmental aspects.
NATURE -- Environmental Conservation & Protection.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Environmental Policy.
Island County (Wash.) -- Economic conditions
Washington (State) -- Island County.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 91033199
ISBN 0295980540 (electronic bk.)
9780295980546 (electronic bk.)