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Discovering the Unknown Landscape

discovering the Unknown Landscape

she concludes, we may be ready to refute our mistakes "of a time when we knew no better." And possibly, she muses, "when Americans better know the story of their wetlands, they will understand why remaining swamps and marshes. Cash Register Rivers, in The Piracy of America,. The American Historical Associationthe nations largest and oldest group of professional historiansgranted the book its Herbert Feis Award for the best book written by an independent or public historian. Many enactments and congressional orations later, it comes down to a core American argument: What is the proper role of the federal government? With constant attention and a perpetually open mind, any creation can become fertile! In the end, she offers hope that the "restoration" movement of the 1990s will re-create lost wetlands. A landscape already observed (with all its parts seen one after another) has to be looked at again, to detect its full subtleties.

Ann is also involved in local issues of environment and agriculture on the south coast of Oregon as president of the. Blame Boston's founding Puritans, who equated swamps with sin, Sloughs of Despond where-as the Pilgrim William Bradford noted-Indian medicine men gathered "in a horrid and devilish manner." Or blame beaver-hat mania, which nearly wiped out the species and their dam-created swamps. But is a marsh soupy earth? It will become a standard work on its subject. In this timely, well-documented work, environmental historian Vileisis explains the confusion and contention surrounding wetlands preservation in terms of the differing cultural values Americans have historically assigned to these problematic habitats. No fear of such a "tumultuous" croaking today-Americans have eradicated 53 percent of our wetlands; we are destroying the rest at 80,000 acres per year.

Discovering the Unknown Landscape: A History of America

discovering the Unknown Landscape

The Lover: Ebbing, Flowing, Discovering, The Feminized Retail Landscape, The Unknown Citizen Analysis,