By Craig E. Colten,Geoffrey L. Buckley

ISBN-10: 1442215844

ISBN-13: 9781442215849

ISBN-10: 1442215852

ISBN-13: 9781442215856

This groundbreaking quantity bargains a clean method of conceptualizing the ancient geography of North the United States by means of taking a thematic instead of a conventional neighborhood viewpoint. top geographers, construction on present scholarship within the box, discover 5 important subject matters. half I explores the settling and resettling of the continent in the course of the reviews of local americans, early ecu arrivals, and Africans. half II examines nineteenth-century ecu immigrants, the reconfiguration of local society, and the interior migration of African americans. half III considers human alterations of the common panorama in carving out a transportation community, replumbing waterways, extracting trees and minerals, holding wasteland, and holding flora and fauna. half IV specializes in human landscapes, mixing discussions of the seen imprint of society and exact techniques to studying those gains. The authors speak about survey structures, local landscapes, and vacationer and mythic landscapes in addition to the function of race, gender, and photographic illustration in shaping our figuring out of earlier landscapes. half V follows the city impulse in an research of the improvement of the mercantile urban, 19th- and twentieth-century making plans, and environmental justice. With its concentrate on human-environment interactions, the mobility of individuals, and becoming urbanization, this considerate textual content will supply scholars a uniquely geographical technique to comprehend North American heritage.

Contributions by: Derek H. Alderman, Timothy G. Anderson, Kevin Blake, Christopher G. Boone, Geoffrey L. Buckley, Craig E. Colten, Michael P. Conzen, Lary M. Dilsaver, Mona Domosh, William E. Doolittle, Joshua Inwood, Ines M. Miyares, E. Arnold Modlin, Jr., Edward okay. Muller, Michael D. Myers, Karl Raitz, Jasper Rubin, Joan M. Schwartz, Steven Silvern, Andrew Sluyter, Jeffrey S. Smith, Robert Wilson, William Wyckoff, and Yolonda Youngs

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