Landscapes Of Promise: The Oregon Story 1800-1940 …


Landscapes Of Promise: The Oregon Story 1800-1940 (weyerhaeuser Environmental Books)
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A highly original history of the early years of Oregon’s environment documents the influence of global market forces on the alterations of Oregon’s landscape, leading to a creeping commodification of the land and its products. UP.”Landscapes of Promise” is the first comprehensive environmental history of the early years of a state that has long been associated with environmental protection. Covering the period from early human habitation to the end of World War II, William Robbins shows that the reality of Oregon’s environmental history involves far more than a discussion of timber cutting and land-use planning.

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