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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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. The Estuarine Communities

Robert W. Hastings.

in The Lakes of Pontchartrain

September 2009; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environmental History. 8204 words.

This chapter describes the estuarine communities in the three lakes of the Pontchartrain estuary. It covers the organisms in the open-water estuarine community (phytoplankton, zooplankton,...

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Community on the Waste

David Gilmartin.

in Blood and Water

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environmental History. 17416 words.

A critical backdrop to late nineteenth-century canal expansion was the property order established by the British after Punjab’s annexation in 1849. The ordering of village property was...

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. The Palustrine Communities

Robert W. Hastings.

in The Lakes of Pontchartrain

September 2009; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environmental History. 2508 words.

This chapter describes cypress-tupelo swamps and adjacent bottomland hardwood forests in the Pontchartrain basin. The major vegetation type of the Pontchartrain basin forested wetlands is...

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. The Terrestrial Communities

Robert W. Hastings.

in The Lakes of Pontchartrain

September 2009; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environmental History. 1398 words.

This chapter describes upland forest communities in the Pontchartrain basin. The upland forested areas have changed significantly during the 300 years since European settlement. Virtually...

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. The Marsh Communities

Robert W. Hastings.

in The Lakes of Pontchartrain

September 2009; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environmental History. 4677 words.

This chapter describes the marsh communities in Lake Pontchartrain. There are four types of marshes in southeastern Louisiana: strictly freshwater marsh, with no trace of salt; nearly fresh...

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A New Earthly Vision: Religious Community Activism in the Love Canal Chemical Disaster

Amy M. Hay.

in Environmental History

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

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

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The Love Canal chemical disaster marked a signal moment in the American environmental movement. The disaster was “discovered” in 1978, when...

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. The Riverine and Lacustrine Communities

Robert W. Hastings.

in The Lakes of Pontchartrain

September 2009; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environmental History. 1082 words.

This chapter describes freshwater tributaries and freshwater lakes and ponds in the Pontchartrain basin. The major freshwater tributaries to the Lake Pontchartrain system include the Blind...

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Mountain and Forest Communities and Their Changing Landscapes in 19th-Century Mexico

Alejandro Tortolero Villaseñor.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Environmental History. 16150 words.

For several years, some of Mexico’s most influential literary figures associated mountains with the presence of certain characteristics: wildlife, botanic variety, and most importantly,...

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The Prehistory of Community Forestry in India

Ramachandra Guha.

in Environmental History

April 2001; p ublished online April 2001 .

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

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Nature, Business and Community in North Carolina's Green Swamp

David Biggs.

in Environmental History

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945); Environmental History. 841 words.

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Conduct and Collaboration in Human–Elephant Working Communities of Northeast India

Nicolas Lainé.

in Conflict, Negotiation, and Coexistence

October 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Environmental History. 8463 words.

This chapter ethnographically explores the relations between humans and elephants in logging operations in terms of interspecies labour, presenting elephants as collaborating participants...

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The Perfectionists and the Weather: The Oneida Community's Quest for Meteorological Utopia, 1848–1879

William B. Meyer.

in Environmental History

October 2002; p ublished online October 2002 .

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

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Sylvester Q. Cannon and the Revival of Environmental Consciousness in the Mormon Community

Thomas G. Alexander.

in Environmental History

October 1998; p ublished online October 1998 .

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

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Resettling the Range: Animals, Ecologies, and Human Communities in British Columbia. By John Thistle.

Ted Binnema.

in Environmental History

October 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945); Environmental History. 658 words.

Wilderburbs: Communities on Nature’s Edge. By Lincoln Bramwell.

Jedediah S. Rogers.

in Environmental History

April 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Environment; Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Social Science). 650 words.

Bringing Down the Mountains: The Impact of Mountaintop Removal Surface Coal Mining on Southern West Virginia Communities, 1970–2004. By Shirley Stewart Burns

Bruce E. Stewart.

in Environmental History

April 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

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

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Searching for Middle Ground: Native Communities and Oil Extraction in the Northern and Central Ecuadorian Amazon, 1967–1993

Paul Sabin.

in Environmental History

April 1998; p ublished online April 1998 .

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

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Community, Commons and Natural Resource Management in Asia. Edited by Haruka Yanagisawa.

Tobias J. Lanz.

in Environmental History

October 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Environment; Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Social Science). 700 words.

Reclaiming the Native Home of Hope: Community, Ecology, and the American West. Edited by Robert B. Keiter. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1998. xviii + 178 pp. Bibliography, index. Paper $17.95

Kathryn Morse.

in Environmental History

January 2000; p ublished online January 2000 .

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

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Yellowcake Towns: Uranium Mining Communities in the American West. By Michael A. Amundson. Illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, index. and Uranium Frenzy: Saga of the Nuclear West. By Raye Carleson Ringholz. Illustrations, maps, notes, index

Jason N. Krupar.

in Environmental History

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

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

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