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Contested Terrain: A New History of Nature and People in the Adirondacks
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Syracuse Univ Pr
Publication date July 1, 2008
Pages 257
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780815609049
ISBN-10 0815609043
Dimensions 0.50 by 6 by 9 in.
Weight 0.86 lbs.
Original list price $22.95
Other format details university press
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: Contested Terrain explores the competing understandings of how best to manage this spectacular natural resource. Terrie introduces the key players and events that have shaped the region and its use, from early settlers and loggers to preservationists, year-round residents, and developers. This new edition includes a comprehensive account of the Pataki years, an era of stunning conservation triumphs combined with unprecedented pressures on the region's ecological integrity.

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from Syracuse Univ Pr (June 1, 1997)
9780815604457 | details & prices | 223 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $26.95
About: Rich with illustrations from the collection of the Adirondack Museum, Contested Terrain is a comprehensive introduction to the history of the Adirondacks.
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from Syracuse Univ Pr (July 1, 2008)
9780815609049 | details & prices | 257 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.86 lbs | List price $22.95
About: Contested Terrain explores the competing understandings of how best to manage this spectacular natural resource.
from Syracuse Univ Pr (January 1, 1999)
9780815605706 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $19.95
About: This work shows how expectations about land use, combined with interactions with nature have defined the Adirondacks.

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