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City, country, empire : landscapes in environmental history /

Corporate Author: University of Pittsburgh Press digital editions.
Other Authors: Diefendorf, Jeffry M., 1945-, Dorsey, Kurkpatrick.
Format: Online Book
Language: English
Published: Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005
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245 0 0 |a City, country, empire :  |b landscapes in environmental history /  |c edited by Jeffry M. Diefendorf and Kurk Dorsey. 
260 |a Pittsburgh, PA :  |b University of Pittsburgh Press,  |c c2005. 
300 |a viii, 288 p. ;  |c 24 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a Challenges for environmental history / Jeffry M. Diefendorf and Kurk Dorsey -- The metabolism of the industrial city: the case of Pittsburgh / Joel A. Tarr -- Los Angeles's nature: urban environmental politics in the twentieth century / Sarah S. Elkind -- The environmental transformation of the Ruhr / Ursula von Petz -- Of REITS and rights: absentee ownership at the periphery / Elizabeth Blackmar -- Floods and landscapes in the inland west / Nancy Langston -- The industrial alchemy of hydraulic mining: law, technology, and resource-intensive industrialization / Andrew C. Isenberg -- West Africa's colonial fungus: globalization and science at the end of empire, 1949-2000 / James C. McCann -- When Stalin learned to fish: natural resources, technology, and industry under socialism / Paul R. Josephson -- Yellow Jack and geopolitics: environment, epidemics, and the struggles for empire in the American tropics, 1650-1900 / J. R. McNeill -- Creation and destruction in landscapes of empire / Thomas R. Dunlap -- Afterword: environmental history, past, present, and future / Alfred W. Crosby. 
530 |a Also available on the World Wide Web. 
590 |a August05his 
650 0 |a Human ecology  |x History. 
650 0 |a Urban ecology  |x History. 
650 0 |a Landscape changes  |x History. 
650 0 |a Economic development  |x Environmental aspects. 
650 0 |a Social history. 
700 1 |a Diefendorf, Jeffry M.,  |d 1945- 
700 1 |a Dorsey, Kurkpatrick. 
710 2 |a University of Pittsburgh Press digital editions. 
856 4 1 |z Online version uhttp://digital.library.pitt.edu/cgi-bin/t/text/text-idx?idno=31735060482266;view=toc;c=pittpress  
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