Год издания: 2008
Количество страниц: 256
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"The nature of scholarship in environmental history is moving away from the activist-oriented approach and toward the awareness that all human interaction changes the landscape in some way. Tycho de Boer's book contributes meaningfully to the profession's effort to examine this process of interaction more subtly."--Stephen Wallace Taylor, Macon State College "De Boer demonstrates an enviable sophistication that should render any reader wary of hasty explication of business vs. natural resources."--Jack Temple Kirby, Miami (Ohio) University This environmental history underscores the uneasy balance between conservation and commerce. By using North Carolina's Green Swamp as a case study, Tycho de Boer illustrates the struggle of a rural area trying to preserve its natural environment while encouraging economic growth. De Boer highlights the complex relationship between the swamp, located in the extreme southeast corner of the state, local inhabitants, and outside entrepreneurs. He...