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Main Title Green versus gold : sources in California's environmental history /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Merchant, Carolyn.
Publisher Island Press,
Year Published 1998
OCLC Number 38557215
ISBN 1559635797 (alk. paper) 1559635800 (alk. paper)
Subjects Human ecology--California--History ; Nature--Effect of human beings on--History ; California--Environmental conditions--History
Holdings
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Status
ERAM  GB155.C2G74 1998 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 01/29/1999
Collation xxii, 489 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Notes
California's natural environment -- Indian lands -- The Spanish and Russian frontiers -- Environmental impacts of the Gold Rush -- Forests transformed -- Rangelands exploited -- Building the hydraulic empire -- From the family farm to agribusiness -- Preserving parks -- Battles over energy -- Second nature : California cities -- The rise of environmental science -- Revisioning California : contemporary environmental movements -- Conclusion : environmental ethics and California's future.