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Nature Next Door

Cities and Trees in the American Northeast

Nature Next Door( )
Author: Stroud, Ellen
Foreword by: Cronon, William
Series title:Weyerhaeuser Environmental Bks.
ISBN:978-0-295-99331-7
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:University of Washington Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.95
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The once denuded northeastern United States is now a region of trees. Nature Next Door argues that the growth of cities, the construction of parks, the transformation of farming, the boom in tourism, and changes in the timber industry have together brought about a return of northeastern forests. Although historians and historical actors alike have seen urban and rural areas as distinct, they are in fact intertwined, and the dichotomies of farm and forest, agriculture and...
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