Fire in America: A Cultural History of Wildland and Rural Fire

Fire in America: A Cultural History of Wildland and Rural Fire

by Stephen J. Pyne
     
 

ISBN-10: 029597592X

ISBN-13: 9780295975924

Pub. Date: 01/01/1997

Publisher: University of Washington Press

From prehistory to the present-day conservation movement, Pyne explores the efforts of successive American cultures to master wildfire and to use it to shape the landscape.

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From prehistory to the present-day conservation movement, Pyne explores the efforts of successive American cultures to master wildfire and to use it to shape the landscape.

University of Washington Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780295975924
Publisher:
University of Washington Press
Publication date:
01/01/1997
Series:
Cycle of Fire Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
682
Sales rank:
789,665
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

List of IllustrationsForeword by William CrononPreface to the 1997 Paperback EditionPreface to the Original Edition: History with Fire in its eyeAbbreviationsPrologue: The Smoke of TImeNature's FireThe Fire from AsiaThe Fire from EuropeThe Great BarbecueThe Heroic AgeA Continental ExperimentThe Cold War on FireFields of FireEpilogue: The Forbidden FlameBibliographic AbbreviationsNotesBibliographic EssayIndex

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