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Losing Eden : An Environmental History of the American West (Hardcover) (Sara Dant)
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Losing Eden traces the environmental history and development of the American West and explains how the land has shaped and been shaped by the people who live there.
- Discusses key events and topics from the Beringia migration, Columbian Exchange, and federal territorial acquisition to post-war expansion, resource exploitation, and climate change
- Structures the coverage around three important themes: balancing economic success and ecological destruction; avoiding “the tragedy of the commons;” and achieving sustainability
- Contains an accessible, up-to-date narrative written by an expert scholar and professor that supplements a variety of college-level survey or seminar courses on US, American West, or environmental history
- Incorporates student-friendly features, including definitions of key terms, suggested reading sections, and over 30 illustrations
Number of Pages: 221
Series Title: Western History
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Author: Sara Dant
Street Date: September 19, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-33-1680
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