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Title Cities and nature in the American West / edited by Char Miller
Published Reno : University of Nevada Press, [2010]
©2010
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 278 pages)
Series The urban West series
Urban West.
Contents Into the West / Char Miller -- Land -- Sweetening the urban marketplace : California's Hawaiian outpost / Jessica Teisch -- Crabgrass or grapes : urban sprawl, agricultural persistence, and the fight for the Napa Valley / Kathleen A. Brosnan -- Natives' return : LBJ'S Texas White House and Lady Bird's wildflowers / Vera Norwood -- Water -- Fishy thinking : salmon and the persistence of history in urban environmental politics / Matthew Klingle -- One city, two rivers : Columbia and Willamette rivers in the environmental history of twentieth-century Portland, Oregon / William Lang -- Private water : the curious case of San Jose's water supply / Martin V. Melosi -- Campground -- Performing bears and packaged wilderness : reframing the history of national parks / Marguerite S. Shaffer -- The devil in the cathedral : sewage and garbage in Yosemite National Park / Craig E. Colten and Lary M. Dilsaver -- Sleeping outside : the political natures of urban camping / Phoebe S. Kropp Young -- City -- Boundary issues : clarifying New Orleans's murky edges / Ari Kelman -- The nature and business of war : drilling for oil in wartime Los Angeles / Sarah S. Elkind -- Stand by your brand : Vail, Colorado, and the consumer roots of popular environmentalism / William Philpott -- The whole Earth catalog, new games, and urban environmentalism / Andrew G. Kirk -- Escape to the West/return to the East : the lure of the city familiar / Joel A. Tarr
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject City planning -- Environmental aspects -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century.
Environmentalism -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century.
Social change -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century.
Urban ecology (Sociology) -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century.
Urbanization -- Environmental aspects -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century.
West (U.S.) -- Environmental conditions.
West (U.S.) -- History, Local.
West (U.S.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Local history.
Form Electronic book
Author Miller, Char, 1951-
ISBN 0874178479 (electronic bk.)
9780874178470 (electronic bk.)