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Product Description: Jim Furnish joined the U.S. Forest Service in 1965, enthusiastic and naive, proud to be part of such a storied and accomplished agency. Nothing could have prepared him for the crisis that would soon rock the agency to its foundation, as a burgeoning environmental movement challenged the Forest Service’s legacy and legitimacy...read more
By Char Miller (foreword by)
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9780870718137 | Oregon State Univ Pr, April 1, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Jim Furnish joined the U.

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Product Description: Water— or the lack of it— has shaped the contours of the American West and continues to dominate the region's development. From the incursions of the Spanish conquistadores to the dams of the New Deal era, humans have sought water in these arid lands as the key to survival-and —success...read more
By Char Miller (editor)
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9780816520619 | Univ of Arizona Pr, April 1, 2001, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Water— or the lack of it— has shaped the contours of the American West and continues to dominate the region's development.

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9780816501366 | Reprint edition (Univ of Arizona Pr, December 5, 2014), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Water— or the lack of it— has shaped the contours of the American West and continues to dominate the region's development.

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Product Description: Roderick Nash’s classic study of changing attitudes toward wilderness during American history, as well as the origins of the environmental and conservation movements, has received wide acclaim since its initial publication in 1967...read more
By Char Miller (foreword by)
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9780300190380 | 5th edition (Yale Univ Pr, January 28, 2014), cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Roderick Nash’s classic study of changing attitudes toward wilderness during American history, as well as the origins of the environmental and conservation movements, has received wide acclaim since its initial publication in 1967.

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Product Description: President John F. Kennedy officially dedicated the Pinchot Institute for Conservation Studies on September 24, 1963 to further the legacy and activism of conservationist Gifford Pinchot (1865–1946). Pinchot was the first chief of the United States Forest Service, appointed by Theodore Roosevelt in 1905...read more
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9780822962670 | Univ of Pittsburgh Pr, September 12, 2013, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: President John F.

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Product Description: The first comprehensive study of the park, past and present, Death Valley National Park probes the environmental and human history of this most astonishing desert. Established as a national monument in 1933, Death Valley was an anomaly within the national park system...read more
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9780874179255 | Univ of Nevada Pr, September 3, 2013, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The first comprehensive study of the park, past and present, Death Valley National Park probes the environmental and human history of this most astonishing desert.

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Product Description:  The Weyerhaeuser name looms large in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Washington, and Arkansas, attached to paper mills, cabinet factories, and vast tracts of land, both forested and cut over. Frederick Weyerhaeuser, the man who started the lumber empire, significantly shaped the American economy and landscape from Wisconsin westward in the nineteenth century...read more
By Char Miller (foreword by)
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9780873518918 | Minnesota Historical Society Pr, May 1, 2013, cover price $27.95 | About this edition:  The Weyerhaeuser name looms large in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Washington, and Arkansas, attached to paper mills, cabinet factories, and vast tracts of land, both forested and cut over.

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Product Description: This visually dynamic historical atlas chronologically covers American environmental history through the use of four-color maps, photos, and diagrams, and in written entries from well known scholars.Organized into seven categories, each chapter covers: agriculture * wildlife and forestry * land use and management * technology and industry * pollution and human heath * human habitats * and ideology and politics...read more
By Char Miller (editor)
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9780415937818 | Routledge, August 1, 2003, cover price $250.00 | About this edition: This visually dynamic historical atlas chronologically covers American environmental history through the use of four-color maps, photos, and diagrams, and in written entries from well known scholars.

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9780415864961, titled "The Atlas of U.s. and Canadian Environmental History" | Routledge, May 29, 2015, cover price $48.95 | About this edition: This visually dynamic historical atlas chronologically covers American environmental history through the use of four-color maps, photos, and diagrams, and in written entries from well known scholars.

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Product Description: On the Edge grew out of a lifetime spent living and traveling across the American Southwest, from San Antonio to Los Angeles. Char Miller examines this borderland region through a native's eyes and contemplates its considerable conflicts...read more
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9781595341471 | Trinity Univ Pr, February 26, 2013, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: On the Edge grew out of a lifetime spent living and traveling across the American Southwest, from San Antonio to Los Angeles.

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Product Description: The environmental history of Israel is as intriguing and complex as the nation itself. Situated on a mere 8,630 square miles, bordered by the Mediterranean Sea and Persian Gulf, varying from desert to forest, Israel’s natural environment presents innumerable challenges to its growing population...read more
By Char Miller (editor)
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9780822962229 | Univ of Pittsburgh Pr, January 13, 2013, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: The environmental history of Israel is as intriguing and complex as the nation itself.

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Product Description:  The subject of historic struggle and contemporary dispute, public lands in the United States are treasured spaces. In Public Lands, Public Debates, environmental historian Char Miller explores the history of conservation thinking and the development of a government agency with stewardship at its mission...read more
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9780870716591 | Oregon State Univ Pr, April 1, 2012, cover price $21.95 | About this edition:  The subject of historic struggle and contemporary dispute, public lands in the United States are treasured spaces.

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Product Description: This companion volume to Water in the 21st-Century West examines water issues through the lens of major Western U.S. watersheds. From the pages of High Country News, the voice of Western environmental issues, River Basins of the American West explores why water has been, and remains, the West’s most essential and controversial subject...read more
By Char Miller (editor)
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9780870715747 | Oregon State Univ Pr, October 1, 2009, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This companion volume to Water in the 21st-Century West examines water issues through the lens of major Western U.

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Product Description: Water in the 21st-Century West offers a timely look at the central issue facing the American West—the region’s diminishing water supply. It collects the best reporting on the subject, drawn from the pages of High Country News, the newspaper that sets the standard for coverage of environmental issues in the West...read more
By Char Miller (editor)
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9780870715662 | Oregon State Univ Pr, March 1, 2009, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Water in the 21st-Century West offers a timely look at the central issue facing the American West—the region’s diminishing water supply.

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Product Description: This collection of eleven essays, edited by Char Miller, examines the environmental history of San Antonio, drawing upon an interdisciplinary array of authors and insights to highlight the evolving relationship between the city's residents and the South Texas landscape, showing the citizens and the environment have shaped each other...read more
By Char Miller (editor)
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9781595340146 | Trinity Univ Pr, May 1, 2005, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This collection of eleven essays, edited by Char Miller, examines the environmental history of San Antonio, drawing upon an interdisciplinary array of authors and insights to highlight the evolving relationship between the city's residents and the South Texas landscape, showing the citizens and the environment have shaped each other.

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Product Description: Char Miller's collection of essays provides an insightful survey of San Antonio and South Texas. The essays are grouped into six thematic sections: an overview; natural and environmental history; water issues; urban development; politics; and the city's future...read more
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9781595340061 | Trinity Univ Pr, October 1, 2004, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Char Miller's collection of essays provides an insightful survey of San Antonio and South Texas.

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9781595340078 | Trinity Univ Pr, October 1, 2004, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A collection of insightful, beautifully written essays about the history and culture of San Antonio looks at urban planning, the water wars with Mexico, diversity, commercialism, and the city's recent unusual attempt to fashion itself into a health resort.

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Product Description: The Greatest Good is a compelling photographic history of forestry in the United States. This new edition, which inaugurates the centennial year of the USDA Forest Service, celebrates 100 years of professional forestry in America...read more
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9780939970896 | 2 edition (Society Amer Foresters, September 30, 2004), cover price $65.00 | About this edition: The Greatest Good is a compelling photographic history of forestry in the United States.

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9780939970803 | Society Amer Foresters, August 1, 1999, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The Greatest Good is a compelling photographic history of forestry in the United States.

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Product Description: For the past five decades the Texas Observer has been an essential voice in Texas culture and politics, championing honest government, civil rights, labor, and the environment, while providing a platform for many of the state’s most passionate and progressive voices...read more
By Molly Ivins (foreword by) and Char Miller (editor)
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9781595340009 | Trinity Univ Pr, August 1, 2004, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The authors assemble a selection of writing from the last fifty years of The Texas Observer, a renowned left-leaning newspaper in Austin Texas, showcasing the counterweight to mainstream politics in the notoriously conservative Lone Star State.

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9781595340016 | Trinity Univ Pr, September 1, 2004, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: For the past five decades the Texas Observer has been an essential voice in Texas culture and politics, championing honest government, civil rights, labor, and the environment, while providing a platform for many of the state’s most passionate and progressive voices.

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Presents a biography of Gifford Pinchot, an avid outdoorsman from his youth, who became the architect of the conservation movement of the early twentieth century. (view table of contents)
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9781559638227 | Island Pr, November 1, 2001, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Presents a biography of Gifford Pinchot, an avid outdoorsman from his youth, who became the architect of the conservation movement of the early twentieth century.

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9781559638234 | Island Pr, January 1, 2004, cover price $47.50 | About this edition: Presents a biography of Gifford Pinchot, an avid outdoorsman from his youth, who became the architect of the conservation movement of the early twentieth century.

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Product Description: "Water in the West" offers a lively primer on the region's most precious and scarce resource. This volume collects the best reporting on the subject, drawn from the pages of "High Country News," the newspaper that has set the standard for coverage of environmental issues in the West...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Char Miller (editor)
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9780870714801 | Oregon State Univ Pr, June 1, 2000, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: "Water in the West" offers a lively primer on the region's most precious and scarce resource.

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Product Description: Endangered ecosystem or renewable resource? How we feel about forests has to do with more than trees.This interdisciplinary collection of essays examines the history of forestry in the United States, exploring the impact of the discipline on natural and human landscapes since the mid-nineteenth century...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Char Miller (editor)
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9780700608485 | Univ Pr of Kansas, October 1, 1997, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Endangered ecosystem or renewable resource?

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9780700608492 | Univ Pr of Kansas, October 1, 1997, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Endangered ecosystem or renewable resource?

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Product Description: Covering a broad array of topics and reflecting the continuing diversity within the field of environmental history, this work begins with three theoretical pieces probing the assumptions that underlie the works and ideas historians use to analyze human interaction with the physical world...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Char Miller (editor) and Hal Rothman (editor)
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9780822939825 | Univ of Pittsburgh Pr, August 1, 1997, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Covering a broad array of topics and reflecting the continuing diversity within the field of environmental history, this work begins with three theoretical pieces probing the assumptions that underlie the works and ideas historians use to analyze human interaction with the physical world.

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9780822956310 | Univ of Pittsburgh Pr, August 1, 1997, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Through the pages of Environmental History Review, now Environmental History, an entire discipline has been created and defined over time through the publication of the finest scholarship by humanists, social and natural scientists, and other professionals concerned with the complex relationship between people and our global environment.

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Product Description: The major cities of Texas have developed through a complex web of politics, society, and economics. To describe and explain the state's urban evolution, the contributors to Urban Texas use comparative and multidisciplinary perspectives that explore the relationships among interest groups and voting; religion, reform, gender, and race; civic clubs and suburbs; infrastructure and land development...read more
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9780890963975 | Texas A & M Univ Pr, January 1, 1990, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The major cities of Texas have developed through a complex web of politics, society, and economics.

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Product Description: Excerpts from the correspondence of a pioneer missionary to Hawaii who played a controversial role in the Islands' history. This text records the crucial period when much of the indigenous leadership chose to convert to Christianity and may correct the generally negative caricature that survives in 19th- and 20th-century depictions of Bingham's work (such as Michener's Hawaii)...read more
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9780889466753 | Edwin Mellen Pr, November 1, 1988, cover price $139.95 | About this edition: Excerpts from the correspondence of a pioneer missionary to Hawaii who played a controversial role in the Islands' history.

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Product Description: This work includes examples of the new mission scholarship which employs a cross-cultural and interdisciplinary perspective.
By Char Miller (editor)
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9780889467057 | Edwin Mellen Pr, August 1, 1985, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: This work includes examples of the new mission scholarship which employs a cross-cultural and interdisciplinary perspective.

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Product Description: This book is a five generation biography of a public-serving American family, the Bingham family.
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9780877222484 | Temple Univ Pr, May 1, 1982, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This book is a five generation biography of a public-serving American family, the Bingham family.

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