Forest Primeval: The Natural History of an Ancient Forest

Forest Primeval: The Natural History of an Ancient Forest

by Chris Maser
     
 

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This unique 'biography' encompasses a thousand years of the natural history and evolution of an old-growth forest in the western Cascade Mountains of Oregon. Called an "estimable piece of work" by the Boston Globe, Forest Primeval traces the life cycle of a forest from its fiery inception in the year 987 to the present day, when logging threatens the forest and its

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This unique 'biography' encompasses a thousand years of the natural history and evolution of an old-growth forest in the western Cascade Mountains of Oregon. Called an "estimable piece of work" by the Boston Globe, Forest Primeval traces the life cycle of a forest from its fiery inception in the year 987 to the present day, when logging threatens the forest and its inhabitants.

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Maser (zoology, U. of Washington) combines elements of biography and the novel to tell the story of a forest in Oregon's Cascade mountains, from 988 to 1988. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780870715297
Publisher:
Oregon State University Press
Publication date:
02/01/2001
Edition description:
1ST OSU PR
Pages:
282
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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