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A ‘Havock Made among Them’: Animals, Empire, and Extinction in the Russian North Pacific, 1741–1810

Ryan Tucker Jones.

in Environmental History

October 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 11000 words.

In the second half of the eighteenth century, Russian fur traders in the North Pacific decimated marine mammal populations, a loss made easier to observe by the region's island geography....

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A ‘Very Determined Opposition to the Law’: Conservation, Angling Leases, and Social Conflict in the Canadian Atlantic Salmon Fishery, 1867–1914

Bill Parenteau.

in Environmental History

July 2004; p ublished online July 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945); Environmental History. 0 words.

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A ‘wonderfull Order and Balance’: Natural History and the Beginnings of Forest Conservation in America, 1730–1830

Richard W. Judd.

in Environmental History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945); Environmental History. 0 words.

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This article traces the origins of conservationist thinking among a group of scientists who constructed a system of American natural history while...

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‘A Contradiction in Democratic Government’: W. J. Trent, Jr., and the Struggle to Desegregate National Park Campgrounds

Terence Young.

in Environmental History

October 2009; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 0 words.

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Camping began in the nineteenth century as an elite form of pilgrimage to the wild, but the arrival of inexpensive automobiles in the early...

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‘A Garden So Brilliant with Colors, So Original in Its Design’: Rural African American Women, Gardening, Progressive Reform, and the Foundation of an African American Environmental Perspective

Dianne D. Glave.

in Environmental History

July 2003; p ublished online July 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 0 words.

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“A Lone, Lone Spot in the Far Southern Seas”

Cian T. McMahon.

in Global Dimensions of Irish Identity

April 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environmental History. 14165 words.

This chapter examines Irish racial discourse in the Australian colonies during the five years that the Young Irelanders spent there as “state prisoners.” Juxtaposing the private and public...

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“A Retreat from Profit”: Colonization, the Appalachian Trail, and the Social Roots of Benton MacKaye's Wilderness Advocacy

Paul Sutter.

in Environmental History

October 1999; p ublished online October 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945); Environmental History. 0 words.

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“A Senseless and Mischievous Fad?”:

Ian Tyrrel.

in Crisis of the Wasteful Nation

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environmental History. 6430 words.

Examines the aftermath of Roosevelt’s presidential conservation measures; demonstrates continuity in conservation policies between Roosevelt and William Howard Taft; and documents...

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Abbey in America: A Philosopher’s Legacy in a New Century. <i>Edited by John A. Murray.</i>

J. Brooks Flippen.

in Environmental History

April 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Environment; Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Social Science). 710 words.

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<b>Absentee Landowning and Exploitation in West Virginia,</b> 1760–1920. By Barbara Rasmussen. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1994. ix + 222 pp. Maps, notes, bibliography, index. $29.95

Jeannie Whayne.

in Environmental History

July 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945); Environmental History. 0 words.

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