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Title City, country, empire : landscapes in environmental history / edited by Jeffry M. Diefendorf and Kurk Dorsey
Published Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2005


Description 1 online resource (viii, 288 pages)
Series University of Pittsburgh Press Digital Editions PPiU
University of Pittsburgh Digital Collections PPiU
Contents Challenges for environmental history / Jeffry M. Diefendorf and Kurk Dorsey -- The metabolism of the industrial city: the case of Pittsburgh / Joel A. Tarr -- Los Angeles's nature: urban environmental politics in the twentieth century / Sarah S. Elkind -- The environmental transformation of the Ruhr / Ursula von Petz -- Of REITS and rights: absentee ownership at the periphery / Elizabeth Blackmar -- Floods and landscapes in the inland west / Nancy Langston -- The industrial alchemy of hydraulic mining: law, technology, and resource-intensive industrialization / Andrew C. Isenberg -- West Africa's colonial fungus: globalization and science at the end of empire, 1949-2000 / James C. McCann -- When Stalin learned to fish: natural resources, technology, and industry under socialism / Paul R. Josephson -- Yellow Jack and geopolitics: environment, epidemics, and the struggles for empire in the American tropics, 1650-1900 / J.R. McNeill -- Creation and destruction in landscapes of empire / Thomas R. Dunlap -- Afterword: environmental history, past, present, and future / Alfred W. Crosby
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Human ecology -- History.
Urban ecology (Sociology) -- History
Landscape changes -- History
Economic development -- Environmental aspects.
Social history.
social history.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Human Geography.
HISTORY -- General.
Economic development -- Environmental aspects
Human ecology
Landscape changes
Social history
Urban ecology (Sociology)
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Diefendorf, Jeffry M., 1945-
Dorsey, Kurkpatrick.
LC no. 2004027713
ISBN 9780822972778