The Atlas of U.S. and Canadian Environmental History

The Atlas of U.S. and Canadian Environmental History

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This visually dynamic historical atlas chronologically covers American environmental history through the use of four-color maps, photos, and diagrams, and in written entries from well known scholars. Organized into seven categories, each chapter covers: agriculture * wildlife and forestry * land use and management * technology and industry * pollution and human heath * human habitats * and ideology and politics. With valuable reference aids--including bibliographies, sources for further research, an extensive index, and newly designed maps--this is an indispensable tool for students and educators alike. For a detailed contents, a generous selection of sample articles, and more, visit the website Atlas of US and Canadian Environmental History website. Also includes 46 color maps.In St. Louis, Raymond Tucker, a mechanical engineer who had been on the faculty of Washington University, played a key role when, in 1934, ... in Pittsburgh , but in 1947, after delays attributable to a shortage of clean fuel, Pittsburgh moved to enforce its smoke control statute. ... larger problem of chemically based air pollution, the result of automobile exhaust, remained (see also 134a€”35). a€”ja#39; oel A. Tarranbsp;...


Title:The Atlas of U.S. and Canadian Environmental History
Author: Char Miller
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-05-13
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