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Title The atlas of U.S. and Canadian environmental history / Char Miller, editor.
Imprint New York : Routledge, 2003.

Subject Human ecology -- United States -- History -- Atlases.
Human ecology -- Canada -- History -- Atlases.
United States -- Environmental conditions -- Atlases.
Canada -- Environmental conditions -- Atlases.
Alt Name Miller, Char, 1951-
Add Title Atlas of US and Canadian environmental history
Atlas of United States and Canadian environmental history
Description 1 online resource (viii, 248 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (chiefly color)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 212-231) and index.
Contents European exploration and the Colonial Era (1492-1770s) -- Expansion and conflict (1770s-1850s) -- Landscape of industrialization (1850s-1920s) -- The Conservation Era (1880s-1920s) -- From the Depression to atomic power (1930s-1960s) -- The rise of the environmental movement (1960s-1980s) -- Contemporary environmentalism (1980s-present).
Summary This visually dynamic resource chronologically covers its subject through the use of four-color maps, photos and diagrams, with substantial articles written by well known scholars. Each chapter provides entries on seven essential areas: - agriculture - wildlife and forestry - land use and management - technology and industry - pollution and human heath - human habitats - and ideology and politics. With valuable reference aids--including bibliographies, sources for further research, an extensive index, and newly designed maps--this is an indispensable tool for students and educators alike.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780203821145 (electronic bk.)
0203821149 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 846495550
Additional Format Print version: Atlas of U.S. and Canadian environmental history. New York : Routledge, 2003 0415937817 (DLC) 2003046799 (OCoLC)52216180

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