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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: Book
Published: Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, c2005.
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Table of Contents:
  • 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.