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Wilderburbs tells the story of how roads and houses and water development have transformed the rural landscape in the West. Bramwell introduces readers to developers, homeowners, and government regulators, all of whom have faced unexpected environmental problems in designing and building wilderburb communities, including unpredictable water supplies, threats from wildfires, and encounters with wildlife. By looking at wilderburbs in the West, especially those in Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico, Bramwell uncovers the profound environmental consequences of Americansa€™ desire to live in the wilderness.Communities on Naturea#39;s Edge Lincoln Bramwell ... Forest Service Manual, Title 51oo: Fire Management, Sections 5137 and 5137.02, online at www.fs.fed.us/cgi- bin/Directives/get dirs/fsm:51oo. ... Hal Rothman, Devila#39;s Bargains: Tourism in the Twentieth-Century West (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1998), 285.

Author:Lincoln Bramwell
Publisher:University of Washington Press - 2014-12-01


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