A Companion to American Environmental History

A Companion to American Environmental History

Editor(s): Douglas Cazaux Sackman

Published Online: 24 FEB 2010

Print ISBN: 9781405156653

Online ISBN: 9781444323610

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323610

About this Book

A Companion to American Environmental History gathers together a comprehensive collection of over 30 essays that examine the evolving and diverse field of American environmental history.

  • Provides a complete historiography of American environmental history
  • Brings the field up-to-date to reflect the latest trends and encourages new directions for the field
  • Includes the work of path-breaking environmental historians, from the founders of the field, to  contributions from innovative young scholars
  • Takes stock of the discipline through five topically themed parts, with essays ranging from American Indian Environmental Relations to Cities and Suburbs

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: The Elements of Environmental History

  2. Part II: Nature and the Construction of Society and Identity

    1. Chapter Seven

      Gender (pages 116–145)

      Susan R. Schrepfer and Douglas Cazaux Sackman

  3. Part III: The Nature of American Culture

  4. Part IV: Contact Zones: Americans Conjoining the Natural World

  5. Part V: Outside of the Grid: Place, Borders, and Scale

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