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American canopy : trees, forests, and the making of a nation / Eric Rutkow.

(Author).
  • ISBN: 9781439193549 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 1439193541 (hbk.)
  • Description: vii, 406 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Scribner hardcover ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner,

Available copies

  • 7 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

1 current hold with 9 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction SD 143 .R88 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Danvers Adult Nonfiction SD 143 R88 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Endicott College General Collection SD 143 .R88 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 973/Rutkow (Text to phone) Checked out 04/22/2014
Lynnfield Adult Nonfiction SD 143 .R88 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult Nonfiction 577.30973 RUTKOW 2013 (Text to phone) Checked out 03/24/2014
Peabody Main Adult Nonfiction NEW SD 143 .R88 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Salem Adult Non-Fiction 973/RUTKOW (Text to phone) Available -
Wakefield Adult Nonfiction (2nd Floor) 577.3 Rutkow (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 380-389) and index.
Contents Note: Introduction: The death of Prometheus -- From discovery to Revolution -- The fruits of union -- The unrivaled nature of America -- Forests of commerce -- A changing consciousness -- New frontiers -- Under attack -- Trees as good soldiers and citizens -- Postwar prosperity -- The environmental era.
Summary: In the bestselling tradition of Michael Pollan's "Second Nature," this fascinating and unique historical work tells the remarkable story of the relationship between Americans and trees across the entire span of our nation's history.
Subject: Forests and forestry > United States > History.
Forests and forestry > Social aspects > United States > History.
Trees > United States > History.
Trees > Social aspects > United States > History.
Timber > United States > History.
Human ecology > United States > History.
National characteristics, American > History.
United States > Environmental conditions.