Tending Fire: Coping with America's Wildland Fires

Tending Fire: Coping with America's Wildland Fires

By: Stephen J Pyne (author)Hardback

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Provides a remarkably broad, sometimes startling context for understanding fire. Traces the ancient alliance between fire and humanity, delves into the role of European expansion and the creation of fire-prone public lands, and then explores the effects wrought by changing policies of letting burn and suppression.

About Author

Stephen J. Pyne is a professor in the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University. He is the author of many acclaimed books, including Year of the Fires (Viking, 2001), The Cycle of Fire series (University of Washington Press), and How the Canyon Became Grand (Penguin, 1999).

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781559635653
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9781559635653
  • ISBN10: 1559635657

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