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American History Sale — Environmental History

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Beneath the Backbone of the World

Beneath the Backbone of the World

Blackfoot People and the North American Borderlands, 1720–1877

Ryan Hall

Environments of Empire

Environments of Empire

Networks and Agents of Ecological Change

Ulrike Kirchberger, Brett M. Bennett

Landscape of Migration

Landscape of Migration

Mobility and Environmental Change on Bolivia's Tropical Frontier, 1952 to the Present

Ben Nobbs-Thiessen

An Environmental History of the Civil War

An Environmental History of the Civil War

Judkin Browning, Timothy Silver

Red Coats and Wild Birds

Red Coats and Wild Birds

How Military Ornithologists and Migrant Birds Shaped Empire

Kirsten A. Greer

Food Fights

Food Fights

How History Matters to Contemporary Food Debates

Charles C. Ludington, Matthew Morse Booker

American Lucifers

American Lucifers

The Dark History of Artificial Light, 1750–1865

Jeremy Zallen

The California Current

The California Current

A Pacific Ecosystem and Its Fliers, Divers, and Swimmers

Stan Ulanski

North Carolina's Hurricane History

North Carolina's Hurricane History

Fourth Edition, Updated with a Decade of New Storms from Isabel to Sandy

Jay Barnes

All Things Harmless, Useful, and Ornamental

All Things Harmless, Useful, and Ornamental

Environmental Transformation through Species Acclimatization, from Colonial Australia to the World

Pete Minard

The Wild and the Toxic

The Wild and the Toxic

American Environmentalism and the Politics of Health

Jennifer Thomson

New World Cities

New World Cities

Challenges of Urbanization and Globalization in the Americas

John Tutino, Martin V. Melosi

The People of the River

The People of the River

Nature and Identity in Black Amazonia, 1835–1945

Oscar de la Torre

Making Machu Picchu

Making Machu Picchu

The Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru

Mark Rice

The Archaeology of Sanitation in Roman Italy

The Archaeology of Sanitation in Roman Italy

Toilets, Sewers, and Water Systems

Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow

Frontiers of Science

Frontiers of Science

Imperialism and Natural Knowledge in the Gulf South Borderlands, 1500-1850

Cameron B. Strang

Rubber and the Making of Vietnam

Rubber and the Making of Vietnam

An Ecological History, 1897–1975

Michitake Aso

To Master the Boundless Sea

To Master the Boundless Sea

The U.S. Navy, the Marine Environment, and the Cartography of Empire

Jason W. Smith

Organic Resistance

Organic Resistance

The Struggle over Industrial Farming in Postwar France

Venus Bivar

The End of a Global Pox

The End of a Global Pox

America and the Eradication of Smallpox in the Cold War Era

Bob H. Reinhardt

American Tropics

American Tropics

The Caribbean Roots of Biodiversity Science

Megan Raby

The Herds Shot Round the World

The Herds Shot Round the World

Native Breeds and the British Empire, 1800–1900

Rebecca J. H. Woods

Runaway

Runaway

Gregory Bateson, the Double Bind, and the Rise of Ecological Consciousness

Anthony Chaney

Cattle Colonialism

Cattle Colonialism

An Environmental History of the Conquest of California and Hawai'i

John Ryan Fischer