Atlas of US and Canadian Environmental History

Atlas of US and Canadian Environmental History

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This visually dynamic historical atlas chronologically covers American environmental history through the use of four-color maps, photos, and diagrams, and in written entries from well known scholars. Organized into seven categories, each chapter covers: 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. For a detailed contents, a generous selection of sample articles, and more, visit the website Atlas of US and Canadian Environmental History website. Also includes 46 color maps.Innovations like the Deere plow and McCormick reaper, which were designed to be drawn by horses, improved farm ... After using car parts to develop a prototype a€œautomobile plowa€ in 1907 (the word a€œtractora€ had only just been coined), Ford set up ... Refinement of mass-production techniques allowed Ford to reduce the price from $750 in 1918 to just $395 in 1922, ... Other models soon appeared from manufacturers like John Froelich, later taken over by the Deere Company, and theanbsp;...

Title:Atlas of US and Canadian Environmental History
Author:Char Miller
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-05-13


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