A Thousand Pieces of Paradise: Landscape and Property in the Kickapoo Valley
By: Lynne Heasley (author)Paperback
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A Thousand Pieces of Paradise is an ecological history of property and a cultural history of rural ecosystems set in one of the Midwest's most historically significant regions, the Kickapoo River Valley. Whether examining the national war on soil erosion, Amish migration, a Corps of Engineers dam project, or Native American land claims, Lynne Heasley traces the history of modern American property debates. Her book holds powerful lessons for rural communities seeking to reconcile competing values about land and their place in it.
Lynne Heasley is assistant professor of history and environmental studies at Western Michigan University.
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