A New History of Nature and People in the Adirondacks 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Philip G. Terrie
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Contested Terrain by Philip G. Terrie
Book Description"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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Book DetailsISBN: 9780815609049
(229mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Syracuse University Press
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Publish Date: 15-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Philip G. Terrie
Boats and Boating in the Adirondacks, Paperback (July 1998)
A history of small craft used from the earliest times, when water was the only highway, to the 20th century's recreational use of motor boats on the waterways of the Adirondacks.
Forever Wild, Paperback (July 1994)» View all books by Philip G. Terrie
In this work Terrie offers an assessment of the roles that the Adirondacks have played in American history. He brings to life the scientists and scholars, the travellers and sportsmen, the publicists and bureaucrats, who together have contributed to the wilderness aesthetic.
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Author Biography - Philip G. Terrie
Philip G. Terrie is professor emeritus of American culture studies, English, and environmental studies at Bowling Green University. He is author of Forever Wild, also published by Syracuse University Press.
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