Contested Terrain: A New History of Nature and People in the Adirondacks (2nd Revised edition)

Contested Terrain: A New History of Nature and People in the Adirondacks (2nd Revised edition)

By: Philip G. Terrie (author)Paperback

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Contested Terrain explores the competing understandings of how best to manage this spectacular natural resource. Terrie introduces the key players and events that have shaped the region and its use, from early settlers and loggers to preservationists, year-round residents, and developers. This new edition includes a comprehensive account of the Pataki years, an era of stunning conservation triumphs combined with unprecedented pressures on the region's ecological integrity.

About Author

Philip G. Terrie is professor emeritus of American culture studies, English, and environmental studies at Bowling Green University. He is author of Forever Wild, also published by Syracuse University Press.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780815609049
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780815609049
  • ISBN10: 0815609043
  • translations: English
  • language of text: English
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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