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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 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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Absentee Landowning and Exploitation in West Virginia, 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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Accounting for Taste: Export Bananas, Mass Markets, and Panama Disease

John Soluri.

in Environmental History

July 2002; p ublished online July 2002 .

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

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The Accrual of Land Use History in Utah's Forest Carbon Cycle

Daniel deB. Richter.

in Environmental History

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

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

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The out-of-control global carbon cycle is driven not only by greenhouse gas emissions from fossil-fuel combustion but also from accelerated carbon...

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Acid Rain Science and Politics in Japan: A History of Knowledge and Action toward Sustainability. By Kenneth E. Wilkening. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2004. vii + 322 pp. Tables, charts, notes, bibliography, index. Paper, $19.00

K. Gwen Beacham.

in Environmental History

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

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

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