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"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 Details

ISBN: 9780815609049
ISBN-10: 0815609043
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Syracuse University Press
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Publish Date: 15-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States


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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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