America's Wetland An Environmental and Cultural History of Tidewater Virginia and North Carolina / Roy T. Sawyer.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Sawyer, Roy T.
Format: Book
Published: Charlottesville, Va. : University of Virginia Press, 2010.
Series:Book collections on Project MUSE.
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Table of Contents:
  • 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.