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Title Changes in the land : Indians, colonists, and the ecology of New England / William Cronon ; [with a foreword by John Demos and an afterword by the author].
Author Cronon, William.
Publication New York : Hill and Wang, 2003.
Edition First revised edition, twentieth-anniversary edition.
Description xviii, 257 pages ; 21 cm
Call # 304.20974 C
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-251) and index.
Contents Looking backward -- The view from Walden -- The ecological transformation of colonial New England -- Landscape and patchwork -- Seasons of want and plenty -- Bounding the land -- Commodities of the hunt -- Taking the forest -- A world of fields and fences -- Harvests of change -- That wilderness should turn a mart -- The book that almost wasn't.
Summary [This book offers an] interpretation of the changing circumstances in New England's plant and animal communities that occurred with the shift from Indian to European dominance. [In the book, the author] constructs [an] interdisciplinary analysis of how the land and the people influenced one another, and how that complex web of relationships shaped New England's communities.-Back cover.
Subject Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- New England -- History.
Landscape changes -- New England -- History.
New England -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
ISBN 0809016346 (pb : alk. paper) :
9780809016341 (pb : alk. paper)
1 hold on first copy returned of 1 copy

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 W Whitman Non-Fic  304.20974 C    DUE 05-03-21