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Compiled from H-Environment discussions:

Abbey, Edward, Desert Solitaire: A season in the wilderness. New York: Ballantine Books, 1971.

Anderson, Virginia DeJohn, Creatures of Empire: how domestic animals transformed early America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.

Anderson, Warwick, Collectors of Lost Souls: Turning Kuru scientists into whitemen. Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.

Andrews, Thomas, Killing for Coal: America's deadliest labor war. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2008.

Barnett, Cynthia, Mirage: Florida and the vanishing water of the Eastern U.S. University of Michigan Press, 2007.

Barry, John M., Rising Tide: The great Mississippi flood of 1927 and how it changed America. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997.

Beatley, Timothy and Kristy Manning, The Ecology of Place: Planning for environment, economy, and community. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 1997.

Berry, Wendell, The Unsettling of America: Culture and Agriculture. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1986.

Black, Brian, Petrolia: The landscape of America's first oil boom. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.

Blackbourn, David, The Conquest of Nature: Water, landscape, and the making of modern Germany. New York: Norton, 2006.

Brinkley, Douglas, The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. New York: Morrow, 2006.

Cohn, David L., Where I was Born and Raised. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1967.

Collier, Eric, Three Against the Wilderness. New York: Dutton, 1959.
Cronon, William, 
Changes in the Land: Indians, colonists, and the ecology of New England.

New York: Hill and Wang, 2003.

Cronon, William, Nature's Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West. New York: W.W. Norton, 1991.

Crosby, Alfred W., Ecological Imperialism: The biological expansion of Europe, 900-1900.

Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Davis, Devra Lee, 
When smoke ran like water: Takes of environmental deception and the battle

against pollution. New York: Basic Books, 2004.
Davis, Jack E., 
An Everglades Providence: Marjory Stoneman Douglas and the American

environmental century. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2009.
Davis, Mike, 
Ecology of Fear: Los Angeles and the Imagination of Disaster. New York: Vintage

Books, 1999.

Davis, Mike, Late Victorian Holocausts: El Niño famines and the making of the Third World. London: Verso, 2001.

Davis, Mike, The Monster at Our Door: The global threat of avian flu. New York: W.W. Norton, 2005.

Didion, Joan, Where I Was From. New York: Vintage International, 2003.
Donahue, Brian, 
The Great Meadow: Farmers and the land in colonial Concord. New Haven:

Yale University Press, 2004.
Donahue, Brian, 
Reclaiming the Commons: Community farms and forests in a New England

town. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999.
Douglas, Marjory Stoneman, 
The Everglades: River of grass. New York: Rinehart, 1947.

Duncan, David, Miles from Nowhere: Tales from America's contemporary frontier. University of Nebraska Press, 1993.

Egan, Michael, Barry Commoner and the Science of Survival: the remaking of American Environmentalism. Cambridge: MIT, 2007.

Egan, Timothy, The Worst Hard Time: The untold story of those who survived the great American Dust Bowl. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2006.

Elvin, Mark, The Retreat of the Elephants: An environmental history of China. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004.

Finlay, Mark R., Growing American Rubber: Strategic plants and the politics of national security. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2009.

Flannery, Tim F., The Eternal Frontier: An ecological history of North America and its peoples. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2001.

Flannery, Tim F., The Weather Makers: How man is changing the climate and what it means for

life on Earth. New York: Grove Press, 2006.

Gibbons, Boyd, Wye Island. Washington D.C.: Resources for the Future, 1987.

Heller, Bill, A Good Day Has No Rain. Albany: Whitston Publishing Co. Inc, 2003.

Horton, Tom, Turning the Tide: Saving the Chesapeake Bay. Washington D.C.: Island Press, 2003.

Hurley, Andrew, Environmental Inequalities: Class, race, and industrial pollution in Gary, Indiana, 1945-1980. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1995.

Jacoby, Karl, Crimes Against Nature: Squatters, poachers, thieves, and the hidden history of American Conservation. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001.

Kirby, Jack Temple, Mockingbird Song: Ecological landscapes of the South. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006.

Krutch, Joseph Wood, The Desert Year. New York: Sloane, 1952.
Limerick, Patricia Nelson, 
The Legacy of Conquest: The unbroken past of the American West.

New York: Norton, 1987.
Madson, John, 
Out Home. New York: Winchester Press, 1979.

Mann, Charles C., 1491: New revelations of the Americas before Columbus. New York: Knopf, 2005.

Mathews, Sandra K., Between Breaths: A teacher in the Alaskan bush. University of New Mexico Press, 2006.

Matthews, Anne, Where the Buffalo Roam: Restoring America's Great Plains. University of Chicago Press, 2002.

Matthews, Anne, Wild Nights: Nature returns to the city. New York: North Point Press, 2001. Matthiessen, Peter, Shadow Country: A new rendering of the Watson Legend. New York:

Modern Library, 2008.
Matthiessen, Peter, 
The Snow Leopard. New York: Penguin Books, 1996.

McCann, James, Maize and Grace: Africa's encounter with a New World crop. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2005.

McDonough, William and Michael Braungart, Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the way we make things. New York: North Point Press, 2002.

McKibben, Bill, ed., American Earth: Environmental writing since Thoreau. New York: Literary Classics of the United States, 2008.

McKibben, Bill, Hope, Human and Wild: True stories of living lightly on the earth. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1995.

McNeill, John Robert, Something New Under the Sun: An environmental history of the twentieth- century world. New York: W.W. Norton, 2001.

McPhee, John, Coming Into the Country. New York: Noonday Press, 1991.

McPhee, John, The Control of Nature. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1989.

McPhee, John, The Curve of Binding Energy. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1974.

McPhee, John, Oranges. London: Penguin, 2000.

Michener, James A., Alaska: A novel. New York: Random House, 1988.

Michener, James A., Centennial. New York: Random House, 1974.

Morton, Ron L. and Carl Gawboy, Talking Rocks: Geology and 10,000 years of Native American tradition in the Lake Superior region. University of Minnesota Press, 1999.

Murphy, Michelle, Sick Building Syndrome and the Problem of Uncertainty: Environmental politics, technoscience, and women workers. Durham: Duke University Press, 2006.

Opie, John, Nature's Nation: An environmental history of the United States. Fort Worth: Harcourt Brace College, 1998.

Oshinksy, David M., Polio: An American story. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Percy, William Alexander, Lanterns On the Levee: recollections of a planter's son. New York: A.A. Knopf, 1941.

Perlin, John, A Forest Journey: The role of wood in the development of civilization. New York: W.W. Norton, 1989.

Pollan, Michael, The Omnivore's Dilemma: A natural history of four meals. New York: Penguin Press, 2006.

Price, Jennifer, Flight Maps: Adventures with nature in modern America. New York: Basic Books, 1999.

Pyne, Stephen, How the Canyon Became Grand: A short history. New York: Viking, 1998. Quammen, David, Monster of God: The man-eating predator in the jungles of history and the

mind. New York: W.W. Norton, 2003.
Quammen, David, 
The Song of the Dodo: Island biogeography in an age of extinctions. New

York: Scribner, 1996.

Rash, Ron, One Foot in Eden. Charlotte: Novello Festival Press, 2002.

Rash, Ron, Serena: A novel. New York: Ecco, 2008.

Ray, Janisse, Ecology of a Cracker Childhood. Minneapolis: Milkweed Editions: Publishers Group West, 1999.

Reisner, Marc, Cadillac Desert: The American West and its disappearing water. New York: Penguin Books, 1986.

Rhodes, Richard, The Making of the Atomic Bomb. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1986.
Sachs, Aaron, 
The Humboldt Current: Nineteenth-century exploration and the roots of American

environmentalism. New York: Viking, 2006.
Schama, Simon, 
Landscape and Memory. New York: A.A. Knopf, 1995.

Smith, Jordan Fisher, Nature Noir: A park ranger's patrol in the Sierra. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2005.

Steinberg, Ted, Down to Earth: Nature's role in American history. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Stoll, Steven, Larding the Lean Earth: Soil and society in nineteenth-century America. New York: Hill and Wang, 2002.

Valencius, Conevery Bolton, The Health of the Country: How American settlers understood themselves and their land. New York: Basic Books, 2002.

Vanderbilt, Tom, Survival City: Adventures among the ruins of atomic America. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2002.

Waldie, D.J., Holy Land: A suburban memoir. New York: W.W. Norton, 2005.
Wallach, Bret, 
At Odds with Progress: Americans and conservation. Tucson: University of

Arizona Press, 1991.
Warren, Christian, 
Brush With Death: A social history of lead poisoning. Baltimore: Johns

Hopkins University Press, 2000.

Webb, Walter Prescott, The Great Frontier. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1964.

Webb, Walter Prescott, The Great Plains. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1959.

West, Elliott, The Contested Plains: Indians, goldseekers, and the rush to Colorado. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1998.

White, Richard, The Organic Machine: The remaking of the Columbia River. New York: Hill and Wang, 1996.

Wilson, Edward O., Naturalist. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 1994. Wilson, Edward O., The Diversity of Life. London: Penguin, 2001.

Worster, Donald, Dust Bowl: The southern plains in the 1930s. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.

Worster, Donald, A Passion for Nature: The life of John Muir. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Zelinsky, Wilbur, The Cultural Geography of the United States. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall, 1992.

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