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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. Edited by John A. Murray.

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.

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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Access Denied: The Continuing Challenge to Environmental Sciences in the Trump Era

Jacob Darwin Hamblin.

in Environmental History

January 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Environment; Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Social Science). 3209 words.

Accounting for Capitalism

Michael Zakim.

April 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Environmental History. 272 pages.

A new class of “merchant clerks” appeared on the historical stage in the middle of the nineteenth century, collectively charged with administering the most important production project in...

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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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Acquisition and Its Alternatives

Laura Alice Watt and David Lowenthal.

in Paradox of Preservation

November 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environmental History. 12962 words.

This chapter details the specific establishment process at Point Reyes, from its first proposal as a park in the late 1950s, through its authorization in 1962 as a national seashore...

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Across Forest, Steppe, and Mountain: Environment, Identity, and Empire in Qing China’s Borderlands. By David A. Bello

Xiuyu Wang.

in Environmental History

P ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Environment; Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Social Science). 703 words.

Acting for Endangered Species: The Statutory Ark. By Shannon Petersen. Lawrence: University of Kansas Press, 2002. xiii + 168 pp. Bibliographical notes, index. $29.95

Paul Milazzo.

in Environmental History

April 2003; p ublished online April 2003 .

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

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Activist Biology: The National Museum, Politics, and Nation Building in Brazil. By Regina Horta Duarte

Jacob Blanc.

in Environmental History

January 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Environment; Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Social Science). 701 words.

Acts of Courage, Acts of Culture: The Wilderness Act and Latin America

Emily Wakild.

in Environmental History

October 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 2664 words.

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