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Northeast and midwest United States [electronic resource] : an environmental history / John T. Cumbler.

By: Cumbler, John T.
Contributor(s): ABC-CLIO Information Services.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Nature and human societies: Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2005Description: 1 online resource (xv, 323 p.) : ill., 1 map.ISBN: 1576079104 (ebook); 9781576079102 (ebook).Subject(s): Human ecology -- Northeastern States -- History | Human ecology -- Middle West -- History | Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Northeastern States | Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Middle West | Northeastern States -- Environmental conditions | Middle West -- Environmental conditions | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Human Geography | Umweltschutz | USA -- Nordoststaaten | Mittlerer WestenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Northeast and midwest United States.DDC classification: 304.2/0974 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The people and place before Columbus -- First encounters -- Goods, trade, mills, and dams -- Moving west, the interior -- Mills, towns, and cities -- Pollution and health -- Protecting the place.
Summary: An engaging, personalized look at the interplay between people and nature in the Northeastern and Midwestern United States, from prehistory to the present.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-303) and index.

The people and place before Columbus -- First encounters -- Goods, trade, mills, and dams -- Moving west, the interior -- Mills, towns, and cities -- Pollution and health -- Protecting the place.

An engaging, personalized look at the interplay between people and nature in the Northeastern and Midwestern United States, from prehistory to the present.

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