9780815609049

Contested Terrain : A New History of Nature and People in the Adirondacks

  • ISBN 13:

    9780815609049

  • ISBN 10:

    0815609043

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 07/01/2008
  • Publisher: Syracuse Univ Pr

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Summary

Contested Terrain explores the competing understandings of how best to manage this spectacular natural resource. Terrie introduces the key players and events that have shaped the region and its use, from early settlers and loggers to preservationists, year-round residents, and developers. This new edition includes a comprehensive account of the Pataki years, an era of stunning conservation triumphs combined with unprecedented pressures on the region┬┐s ecological integrity.

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