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Title War and the environment : military destruction in the modern age / edited by Charles E. Closmann
Edition First edition
Published College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2009]
©2009
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 210 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Williams-Ford Texas A & M University military history series ; no. 125
Williams-Ford Texas A&M University military history series ; no. 125
Contents Introduction: landscapes of peace, environments of war / Charles Edwin Closmann -- America's military footprint: environmental implications of the U.S. army since 1789 / J.R. McNeill and David S. Painter -- Wood for war: the legacy of human conflict on the Philippine forests, 1565-1945 / Greg Bankoff -- Devouring the land: Sherman's 1864-65 campaigns / Lisa M. Brady -- Environments of death: trench warfare on the western front 1914-18 / Dorothee Brantz -- Total war? administering Germany's environment in two world wars / Frank Uekötter -- World War II and the axis of disease: battling malaria in twentieth-century Italy / Marcus Hall -- Birds on the home front: wildlife conservation in the western United States during World War II / Robert Wilson -- Creating the natural fortress: landscape, resistance, and memory in the Vercors, France / Chris Pearson -- Wartime destruction and the postwar cityscape / Jeffry M. Diefendorf
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Armed Forces -- Environmental aspects -- History.
Postwar reconstruction -- Environmental aspects -- History.
War -- Environmental aspects -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Closmann, Charles E. (Charles Edwin), 1957-
ISBN 1603443800 (electronic bk.)
9781603443807 (electronic bk.)
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