Southern United States: An Environmental History

Southern United States: An Environmental History

by Donald Davis, Mark R. Stoll, Barbara L. Allen, Megan Kate Nelson
     
 

ISBN-10: 1851097805

ISBN-13: 9781851097807

Pub. Date: 03/02/2006

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

The melting of the Ice Age glaciers heralded the arrival of the Archaic peoples in the South and the lives of the South's peoples have long been shaped and challenged by the environment. Conversely, the human impact on the South's landscape has been dramatic, from the mound building of Native Americans to the construction of cities and the birth of modern industry.

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The melting of the Ice Age glaciers heralded the arrival of the Archaic peoples in the South and the lives of the South's peoples have long been shaped and challenged by the environment. Conversely, the human impact on the South's landscape has been dramatic, from the mound building of Native Americans to the construction of cities and the birth of modern industry.

Southern United States explores the historical and ecological dimensions of human interaction with the environment throughout Southern history. Examining diverse issues from the impact of the end of the Ice Age to the consequences of the U.S. space program for Florida's environment, this invaluable guide synthesizes literature from a wide range of authoritative sources to provide a fascinating guide to the South's environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851097807
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/02/2006
Series:
Nature and Human Societies Series
Pages:
409
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

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