Land Use, Environment, and Social Change: The Shaping of Island County, Washington (Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books)
By: Richard White (author), William Cronon (foreword_author)Paperback
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Whidbey and Camano, two of the largest of the numerous beautiful islands dotting Puget Sound, together form the major part of Island Country. Taking this county as a case study and following its history from Indian times to the present, Richard White explores the complex relationship between human induced environmental change and social change. This new edition of his classic study includes a new preface by the author and a foreword by William Cronon.
ForewordPreface to the 1992 EditionAckowledgmentsIntroductionShaping the Face of the LandThe Garden and the WildernessA Search for StabilityThe Ox and the AxeThe Creation of a New ForestPoor Men on Poor LandsThe Urban ShadowConclusionAppendix A: Population Methods and EstimatesAppendix B: Supplementary tablesNotesBibliographyIndex
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