William Cronon

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The Nature of Gold

An Environmental History of the Klondike Gold Rush

University of Washington Press

A profound and compelling exploration of how the economic and political culture of the 1890s shaped the rush for gold in the Yukon and Alaska.

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The Country in the City

The Greening of the San Francisco Bay Area

University of Washington Press
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The Fishermen's Frontier

People and Salmon in Southeast Alaska

University of Washington Press

"As David Arnold makes clear in his marvelous book The Fishermen's Frontier, Alaska possesses a rich and problematic history as 'the self-proclaimed last frontier.'" -- Agricultural History

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A Storied Wilderness

Rewilding the Apostle Islands

University of Washington Press
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Behind the Curve

Science and the Politics of Global Warming

University of Washington Press
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Native Seattle

Histories from the Crossing-Over Place, Second Edition

By Coll Thrush; Foreword by William Cronon
University of Washington Press
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Seeking Refuge

An Environmental History of the Pacific Flyway

University of Washington Press

Seeking Refuge examines the development and management of refuges in the wintering range of migratory birds along the Pacific Flyway, the subject of recent contentious debates over water usage.

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Iceland Imagined

Nature, Culture, and Storytelling in the North Atlantic

University of Washington Press

A cultural and environmental history that explores the unusual geography, saga narratives, language, culture, and politics, of the North Atlantic landscape to analyze the region’s modern transformation.

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The Promise of Wilderness

American Environmental Politics since 1964

University of Washington Press
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Pests in the City

Flies, Bedbugs, Cockroaches, and Rats

University of Washington Press

This story of flies, bedbugs, cockroaches, and rats reveals that such creatures thrived on lax code enforcement and the marginalization of the poor, immigrants, and people of color.

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Behind the Curve

Science and the Politics of Global Warming

University of Washington Press

In Behind the Curve, Joshua Howe explores the history of global warming from its roots as a scientific curiosity to its place at the center of international environmental politics.

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Wilderburbs

Communities on Nature’s Edge

University of Washington Press

By looking at wilderburbs in the West, especially those in Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico, Bramwell uncovers the profound environmental consequences of Americans’ desire to live in the wilderness.

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