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Main Title America's wetland : an environmental and cultural history of tidewater Virginia and North Carolina /
Author Sawyer, Roy T.
Publisher University of Virginia Press,
Year Published 2010
OCLC Number 439906296
ISBN 9780813929217 (cloth : alk. paper); 0813929210 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780813929699 (e-book); 0813929695 (e-book)
Subjects Wetland ecology--Virginia--Atlantic Coast. ; Wetland ecology--North Carolina--Atlantic Coast. ; Drainage--Environmental aspects--Virginia--Atlantic Coast. ; Drainage--Environmental aspects--North Carolina--Atlantic Coast. ; Climatic changes--Virginia--Atlantic Coast. ; Climatic changes--North Carolina--Atlantic Coast. ; Atlantic Coast (Va.)--Environmental conditions. ; Atlantic Coast (N.C.)--Environmental conditions.
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EJAM WTD QH105.V8S27 2010 Wetlands Collection Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 10/26/2010
Collation viii, 260 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-243) and index.
Contents Notes
Ice-age enclave -- Relict fauna -- Water's environmental facets -- Period of European colonization -- Agricultural history -- Sturgeon, herring, and other fisheries -- Antebellum golden age : transportation canals -- African American experience -- Armed conflict : a recurring theme -- Intracoastal waterways : war canals -- Forests then and now -- Droughts and forest fires -- From peat mining to wildlife refuges -- Lost heritage : last river highway -- Urbanization and depopulation.