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This book is a comparative history of the development of ideas about nature, particularly of the importance of native nature in the Anglo settler countries of the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. It examines the development of natural history, settlers' adaptations to the end of expansion, scientists' shift from natural history to ecology, and the rise of environmentalism. Addressing not only scientific knowledge but also popular issues from hunting to landscape painting, this book explores the ways in which English-speaking settlers looked at nature in their new lands.

Synopsis:

A comparative history of the development of ideas about nature in the Anglo settler countries, first published in 1999.

Table of Contents

Part I. Making the Land Familiar: 1. Natural history and the construction of nature; 2. Remaking worlds: European models in New Lands; Part II. Beyond Conquest: 3. Reaching limits, 1850-1900; 4. National nature, part I; 5. Changing science, 1880-1930; Part III. Finding Firm Ground: 6. Reaching limits, 1920-40; 7. National nature, part II; 8. An ecological perspective, 1920-50; Part IV. New Knowledge, New Action: 9. The diffusion of ecology, 1948-67; 10. The new world of nature.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521651738
Author:
Dunlap, Thomas
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Editor:
Crosby, Alfred W.
Editor:
Worster, Donald
Author:
Worster, Donald
Author:
Crosby, Alfred W.
Location:
New York
Subject:
Nature
Subject:
World
Subject:
Ecology -- History.
Subject:
Natural history -- History.
Subject:
Environmentalism -- History.
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - General
Subject:
General
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
World History-England General
Series:
Studies in Environment and History
Publication Date:
20121031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
15 half-tones
Pages:
365
Dimensions:
8.98 x 5.98 x 0.87 in 1.32 lb

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Europe » Great Britain » General History
History and Social Science » Politics » General
History and Social Science » World History » England » General
History and Social Science » World History » General
Humanities » Philosophy » General
Science and Mathematics » Environmental Studies » General
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » General

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