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From Sea to Shining Sea: Key Resources in U.S. Environmental History (March 2015): Works Cited

by Larry T. Spencer

Works Cited

Ackland, Len. Making a Real Killing: Rocky Flats and the Nuclear West. Updated ed. New Mexico, 2002 (1st ed., CH, Mar’00, 37-4062).

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Bell, Shannon Elizabeth. Our Roots Run Deep as Ironweed: Appalachian Women and the Fight for Environmental Justice. Illinois, 2013 (CH, Jul’14, 51-6457).

Black, George. Empire of Shadows: The Epic Story of Yellowstone. St. Martins, 2012.

Brady, Lisa M. War upon the Land: Military Strategy and the Transformation of Southern Landscapes during the American Civil War. Georgia, 2012 (CH, Nov’12, 50-1652).

Brinkley, Douglas. The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America. HarperCollins, 2009.

Brower, Kenneth. The Wildness Within: Remembering David Brower. Heyday, 2012.

Carr, Ethan. Mission 66: Modernism and the National Park Dilemma. Massachusetts/Library of American Landscape History, 2007(CH, May’08, 45-4969).

____. Wilderness by Design: Landscape Architecture and the National Park Service. Nebraska, 1998 (CH, Sep’98, 36-0281).

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Cronon, William. Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England. 1st rev. ed., 20th anniversary ed. Hill and Wang, 2003.

____. “The Trouble with Wilderness; or, Getting Back to the Wrong Nature,” in Uncommon Ground: Toward Reinventing Nature, ed. by Paul Cronon, 69-90. W. W. Norton, 1995 (CH, Jun’96, 33-5689).

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Duncan, Dayton. The National Parks: America’s Best Idea. Knopf, 2009 (CH, Apr’10, 47-4602).

____. Seed of the Future: Yosemite and the Evolution of the National Park Idea. Yosemite Conservancy, 2013.

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Farmer, Jared. Trees in Paradise: A California History. W. W. Norton, 2013.

Fiege, Mark. The Republic of Nature: An Environmental History of the United States. Washington, 2012 (CH, Jan’13, 50-2836).

Flannery, Tim. The Eternal Frontier: An Ecological History of North America and Its Peoples. Atlantic Monthly, 2001 (CH, Nov’02, 39-1545).

Foster, David R. Forests in Time: The Environmental Consequences of 1,000 Years of Change in New England. Yale, 2004 (CH, Oct’04, 42-0927).

____. Thoreau’s Country: Journey through a Transformed Landscape. Harvard, 1999 (CH, Oct’99, 37-0923).

Goetzmann, William H., and William N. Goetzmann. The West of the Imagination. 2nd ed. Oklahoma, 2009 (CH, Aug’09, 46-6608).

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Hays, Samuel P. The American People & the National Forests: The First Century of the U.S. Forest Service. Pittsburgh, 2009 (CH, Oct’09, 47-0860).

1100 Choice March 2015 Heacox, Kim. An American Idea: The Making of the National Parks. National Geographic, 2004.

Healey, Judith Koll. Frederick Weyerhaeuser and the American West. Minnesota Historical Society, 2013 (CH, Nov’13, 51-1673).

Helvarg, David. The Golden Shore: California’s Love Affair with the Sea. Thomas Dunne/St. Martin’s, 2013.

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Isenberg, Andrew C. The Destruction of the Bison: An Environmental History, 1750-1920. Cambridge, 2001.

____. Mining California: An Ecological History. Hill and Wang, 2005 (CH, Jun’06, 43-6099).

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March 2015 Choice 1101 Schullery, Paul, and Lee Whittlesey. Myth and History in the Creation of Yellowstone National Park. Nebraska, 2011.

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____. Wide Rivers Crossed: The South Platte and the Illinois of the American Prairie. University Press of Colorado, 2013 (CH, Dec’13, 51- 2102).

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____. A River Running West: The Life of John Wesley Powell. Oxford, 2001 (CH, Nov’01, 39-1534).

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