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  1. Whales and Nations
    Before commercial whaling was outlawed in the 1980s, diplomats, scientists, bureaucrats, environmentalists, and sometimes even whalers themselves had attempted to create an international regulatory framework that would allow for... Learn More
    Published: 18th November 2013
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  2. Pests in the City
    From tenements to alleyways to latrines, twentieth-century American cities created spaces where pests flourished and people struggled for healthy living conditions. In Pests in the City, Dawn Day Biehler argues that the urban... Learn More
    Published: 26th September 2013
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  3. The Republic of Nature
    In the dramatic narratives that comprise The Republic of Nature, Mark Fiege reframes the canonical account of American history based on the simple but radical premise that nothing in the nation's past can be considered apart from... Learn More
    Published: 20th March 2012
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  4. The Promise of Wilderness
    From Denali's majestic slopes to the Great Swamp of central New Jersey, protected wilderness areas make up nearly twenty percent of the parks, forests, wildlife refuges, and other public lands that cover a full fourth of the nation's... Learn More
    Published: 23rd July 2013
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  5. The Promise of Wilderness
    From Denali's majestic slopes to the Great Swamp of central New Jersey, protected wilderness areas make up nearly twenty percent of the parks, forests, wildlife refuges, and other public lands that cover a full fourth of the nation's... Learn More
    Published: 16th May 2012
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  6. Seismic City
    On April 18, 1906, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake shook the San Francisco region, igniting fires that burned half the city. The disaster in all its elements—earthquake, fires, and recovery—profoundly disrupted the urban order... Learn More
    Published: 25th October 2017
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  7. Smell Detectives
    What did nineteenth-century cities smell like? And how did odors matter in the formation of a modern environmental consciousness? Smell Detectives follows the nineteenth-century Americans who used their noses to make sense of... Learn More
    Published: 30th August 2017
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  8. Native Seattle
    This updated edition of Native Seattle brings the indigenous story to the present day and puts the movement of recognizing Seattle's Native past into a broader context. Native Seattle focuses on the experiences of local indigenous... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2017
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  9. Defending Giants
    Giant redwoods are American icons, paragons of grandeur, exceptionalism, and endurance. They are also symbols of conflict and negotiation, remnants of environmental battles over the limits of industrialization, profiteering, and... Learn More
    Published: 25th October 2016
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  10. The City Is More Than Human
    Winner, 2017 Virginia Marie Folkins Award, Association of King County Historical Organizations (AKCHO)Seattle would not exist without animals. Animals have played a vital role in shaping the city from its founding amid existing... Learn More
    Published: 27th September 2016
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  11. A Storied Wilderness
    The Apostle Islands are a solitary place of natural beauty, with red sandstone cliffs, secluded beaches, and a rich and unique forest surrounded by the cold, blue waters of Lake Superior. But this seemingly pristine wilderness... Learn More
    Published: 15th March 2016
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  12. Wilderburbs
    Since the 1950s, the housing developments in the West that historian Lincoln Bramwell calls “wilderburbs” have offered residents both the pleasures of living in nature and the creature comforts of the suburbs. Remote from... Learn More
    Published: 13th August 2014
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  13. How to Read the American West
    From deserts to ghost towns, from national forests to California bungalows, many of the features of the western American landscape are well known to residents and travelers alike. But in How to Read the American West, William... Learn More
    Published: 12th March 2014
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  14. Behind the Curve
    In 1958, Charles David Keeling began measuring the concentration of carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii. His project kicked off a half century of research that has expanded our knowledge... Learn More
    Published: 28th February 2014
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  15. Loving Nature, Fearing the State
    A "conservative environmental tradition" in America may sound like a contradiction in terms, but as Brian Allen Drake shows in Loving Nature, Fearing the State, right-leaning politicians and activists have shaped American environmental... Learn More
    Published: 27th August 2013
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  16. Tangled Roots
    The Appalachian Trail, a thin ribbon of wilderness running through the densely populated eastern United States, offers a refuge from modern society and a place apart from human ideas and institutions. But as environmental historian—and... Learn More
    Published: 15th August 2013
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