A Companion to American Environmental History
February 2010, Wiley-Blackwell
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Part I The Elements of Environmental History.
1 Paths Toward Home: Landmarks of the Field in Environmental History (Louis S. Warren).
2 Air (Nancy Langston).
3 The Living Earth: History, Darwinian Evolution, and the Grasslands (Donald Worster).
4 Fire (Stephen J. Pyne).
5 Water (Rebecca Solnit).
Part II Nature and the Construction of Society and Identity.
6 Race and US Environmental History (Colin Fisher).
7 Gender (Susan R. Schrepfer and Douglas Cazaux Sackman).
8 Class (Chad Montrie).
9 Body Counts: Tracking the Human Body Through Environmental History (Neil M. Maher).
Part III The Nature of American Culture.
10 From Wilderness to Hybrid Landscapes: The Cultural Turn in Environmental History (Richard White).
11 American Indian Environmental Relations (David Rich Lewis).
12 Cultures of Nature: To ca. 1810 (Matthew Dennis).
13 Cultures of Nature: Nineteenth Century (Aaron Sachs).
14 Cultures of Nature: Twentieth Century (Finis Dunaway).
15 From Wilderness Prophets to Tool Freaks: Post-World War II Environmentalism (Andrew Kirk).
16 The Black Box in the Garden: Consumers and the Environment (Tom McCarthy).
Part IV Contact Zones: Americans Conjoining the Natural World.
17 Flora (Frieda Knobloch).
18 Fauna: A Prospectus for Evolutionary History (Edmund Russell).
19 Water Development: The Plot Thickens (Patty Limerick).
20 Rich Crevices of Inquiry: Mining and Environmental History (Katherine G. Morrissey).
21 Who Cares About Forests? How Forest History Matters (Ellen Stroud).
22 Cultivating an Agro-Environmental History (Sara M. Gregg).
23 Oceans: Fusing the History of Science and Technology with Environmental History (Helen M. Rozwadowski).
24 Cities and Suburbs (Chris Sellers).
25 Energy and Transportation (Brian Black).
26 The Global Ecological Reach of the United States: Exporting Capital and Importing Commodities (Richard P. Tucker).
27 Food (Douglas Cazaux Sackman).
Part V Outside of the Grid: Place, Borders, and Scale.
28 Blinded by History: The Geographic Dimension of Environment and Society (Richard Walker and Sarah Thomas).
29 The Northeastern Pacifi c Basin: An Environmental Approach to Seascapes and Littoral Places (David Igler).
30 Earthlings: Evolution and Place in Environmental History (Dan Flores).
31 "Most Fruitful Results": Transborder Approaches to Canadian-American Environmental History (Ted Binnema).
32 Seeing Beyond Our Borders: US and Non-US Historiographies (Paul Sutter).