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The Resource American canopy : trees, forests, and the making of a nation, Eric Rutkow

American canopy : trees, forests, and the making of a nation, Eric Rutkow

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American canopy : trees, forests, and the making of a nation
Title
American canopy
Title remainder
trees, forests, and the making of a nation
Statement of responsibility
Eric Rutkow
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explains how the story of trees in America reflects the nation's history, discussing the use of pines for British warships, the California orange groves that lured pioneers, and the enduring symbolism of trees for communities
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
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Rutkow, Eric
Dewey number
973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
E179
LC item number
.R98 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Trees
  • Human-plant relationships
  • Plants and history
  • Plants and civilization
  • United States
Label
American canopy : trees, forests, and the making of a nation, Eric Rutkow
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Introduction: The Death of Prometheus -- From Discovery to Revolution -- The Fruits of Union -- The Unrivaled Nature of America -- Forests of Commerce -- A [New] Consciousness -- New Industry and Growth -- Under Attack -- Trees as Good Soldiers and Citizens -- Postwar Prosperity -- The Environmental Era
Control code
sky246044860
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 406 p.
Isbn
9781439193549
Lccn
bl2012010621
Other physical details
ill, plates.
Label
American canopy : trees, forests, and the making of a nation, Eric Rutkow
Publication
Contents
Introduction: The Death of Prometheus -- From Discovery to Revolution -- The Fruits of Union -- The Unrivaled Nature of America -- Forests of Commerce -- A [New] Consciousness -- New Industry and Growth -- Under Attack -- Trees as Good Soldiers and Citizens -- Postwar Prosperity -- The Environmental Era
Control code
sky246044860
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 406 p.
Isbn
9781439193549
Lccn
bl2012010621
Other physical details
ill, plates.

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