Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England William Cronon

Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England

Author: William Cronon
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Book Title
Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England
Author
William Cronon
ISBN
9780809016341
The book that launched environmental history now updated. Winner of the Francis Parkman PrizeIn this landmark work of environmental history, William Cronon offers an original and profound explanation of the effects European colonists' sense of property and their pursuit of capitalism had upon the ecosystems of New England. Reissued here with an updated afterword by the author and a new preface by the distinguished colonialist John Demos, Changes in the Land, provides a brilliant inter-disciplinary interpretation of how land and people influence one another. With its chilling closing line, "The people of plenty were a people of waste," Cronon's enduring and thought-provoking book is ethno-ecological history at its best.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: William CrononPublisher: Hill & WangPublished: 09/01/2003ISBN: 9780809016341Pages: 288Weight: 0.55lbsSize: 8.20h x 5.40w x 0.80dReview Citations: Newsweek 09/03/2007 pg. 14

The book that launched environmental history now updated.

Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize

In this landmark work of environmental history, William Cronon offers an original and profound explanation of the effects European colonists' sense of property and their pursuit of capitalism had upon the ecosystems of New England. Reissued here with an updated afterword by the author and a new preface by the distinguished colonialist John Demos, Changes in the Land, provides a brilliant inter-disciplinary interpretation of how land and people influence one another. With its chilling closing line, "The people of plenty were a people of waste," Cronon's enduring and thought-provoking book is ethno-ecological history at its best.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: William Cronon
Publisher: Hill & Wang
Published: 09/01/2003
ISBN: 9780809016341
Pages: 288
Weight: 0.55lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.40w x 0.80d

Review Citations: Newsweek 09/03/2007 pg. 14

The book that launched environmental history now updated.

Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize

In this landmark work of environmental history, William Cronon offers an original and profound explanation of the effects European colonists' sense of property and their pursuit of capitalism had upon the ecosystems of New England. Reissued here with an updated afterword by the author and a new preface by the distinguished colonialist John Demos, Changes in the Land, provides a brilliant inter-disciplinary interpretation of how land and people influence one another. With its chilling closing line, "The people of plenty were a people of waste," Cronon's enduring and thought-provoking book is ethno-ecological history at its best.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: William Cronon
Publisher: Hill & Wang
Published: 09/01/2003
ISBN: 9780809016341
Pages: 288
Weight: 0.55lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.40w x 0.80d

Review Citations: Newsweek 09/03/2007 pg. 14