Remaking the Prairies

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The only compact yet comprehensive survey of environmental and cultural forces that have shaped the visual character and geographical diversity of the settled American landscape. The book examines the large-scale historical influences that have molded the varied human adaptation of the continent's physical topography to its needs over more than 500 years. It presents a synoptic view of myriad historical processes working together or in conflict, and illustrates them through their survival in or disappearance from the everyday landscapes of today.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe making of the American landscape
EditorsMichael P. Conzen
Place of PublicationNew York, US
Edition2nd edition
ISBN (Print)9780415950077
StatePublished - Jan 20 2010


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