A Companion to American Environmental History by Douglas Cazaux Sackman

By Douglas Cazaux Sackman

A spouse to American Environmental History gathers jointly a accomplished number of over 30 essays that study the evolving and numerous box of yankee environmental history.

  • Provides an entire historiography of yankee environmental history
  • Brings the sector up to date to mirror the newest traits and encourages new instructions for the field
  • Includes the paintings of path-breaking environmental historians, from the founders of the sector, to  contributions from cutting edge younger scholars
  • Takes inventory of the self-discipline via 5 topically themed elements, with essays starting from American Indian Environmental kin to towns and Suburbs

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A wilderness area offers little consolation for the unemployed, and not just because there are few jobs in them. Because the Wilderness Act of 1964 defines wilderness areas as roadless, wilderness designation means a ban on new roads and often the closing of old ones. For hikers, this is paradise. But to hunters, fishers, and off-road vehicle enthusiasts – many of whom live nearby – wilderness areas often seem to be an assault on the rural economy and rural identity by well-heeled, urban elites.

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