Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists and the Ecology of New England

Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists and the Ecology of New England

by William Cronon

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780809034055
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date: 06/01/1983
Series: American Century Ser.
Edition description: 1st ed
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

William Cronon is the Frederick Jackson Turner Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His book Nature's Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West won the Bancroft Prize in 1992.

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Wilbur R. Jacobs

This is ethno-ecological history at its best�American colonial history will never be the same after this past - breaking, exciting book.
—Wilbur R. Jacobs, University of California, Santa Barbara

Wilcomb E. Washburn

A superb achievement: Cronon has changed the terms of historical discourse regarding colonial New England.
—Wilcomb E. Washburn, Director of the Office of American Studies, Smithsonian Institution

Richard White

A cogent, sophisticated, and balanced study of Indian - White contact. Gracefully written, subtly argued, and well informed, it is a work whose implications extend far beyond colonial New England.
—Richard White, Michigan State University

Edmund S Morgan

A brilliant performance from which all students of early American history will profit.
—Edmund S. Morgan, Yale University

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