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"What Books Should Be More Widely Read in Environmental History?" Environmental History 10 (October 2005)

Bates, Marston. The Forest and the Sea: A Look at the Economy of Nature and the Ecology of Man. New York: Random House, 1960. 763764.

Berger, John. Pig Earth. New York: Vintage Books, 1979. 690691.

Black, Sr., Hayse H. Arkansas Oil Field Wastes as Related to Lake Corney and Corney Creek Pollution in Vicinity of Arkansas-Louisiana State Line. Cincinnati: U.S. Public Health Service, Environmental Health Center, 1949. 677678.

Bulliet, Richard W. The Camel and the Wheel. Morningside edition with new preface. New York: Columbia University Press, 1990. 667669.

Carter, Paul. The Road to Botany Bay: An Exploration of Landscape and History. 1987. Reprint, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1989. 715717.

Cokinos, Christopher. Hope is the Thing with Feathers: A Personal Chronicle of Vanished Birds. New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, 2000. 718720.

Cousteau, Jacques Yves and Frédéric Dumas, with James Dugan, The Silent World. New York: Harper, 1953. 695697.

Darwin, Charles. On the Origin of Species. A Facsimile of the First Edition. Introduction by Ernst Mayr. Cambridge, Mass., and London: Harvard University Press, 1964. 755757.

Douglas, Ian. The Urban Environment. London: Edward Arnold, 1983. 744746.
Drayton, Richard. 
Nature's Government. Science, Imperial Britain, and the "Improvement" of the

World. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2000. 734735. Dubos, René. Wooing of the Earth. London: Althone Press, 1980. 712714.

Gessner, Conrad von. Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini historiae animalium lib. 1 qui est de quadrupedibus viviparis. (Liber II. de quadrupedibus oviparis. Adjectae sunt etiam novae aliquot quadrupedum figurae in primo libro desideratae cum descriptionibus: item oviparorum quorundam appendix. ... Liber III. qui est de avium natura. Adjecti sunt ... indices alphabetici decem super nominibus avium in totidem linguis diversis Icones avium omnium, etc. ... Liber IIII. ... de piscium & aquatilium animantium natura. Cum iconibus singulorum ... Continentur in hoc volumine G. Rondeletii ... et P. Bellonii de aquatilium singulis scripta. -Liber v. qui est de serpentium natura Ex variis schedis ... compositus per J. Carronum.-C. G. de Scorpione per C. Wolphium.). 5 vols. Tiguri: Apud Chr. Froschovervm, 15511558 and 1587. 702704.

Giblett, Rod. Postmodern Wetlands: Culture, History, Ecology. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1996. 670671.

Goto, Akira, et al. Rekishi ni okeru shizen. Tokyo: Iwanami shoten, 1989. 684686.

Hales, Stephen. Vegetable Staticks: Or, An Account of some Statical Experiments on the Sap in Vegetables: Being an Essay towards a Natural History of Vegetation. Also, a specimen of an Attempt to Analyse the Air, by a great Variety of Chumio-Statical Experiments; Which were read at Several Meetings before the Royal Society. London, 1727. Out of print. (The most recent edition in English was in 1969.) 672674.

Hatoum, Milton. Dois Irmãos. Companhia das Letras, 2000; available in English as The Brothers. Translated by John Gledson. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2002. 736738.

Hoose, Phillip. The Race to Save the Lord God Bird. New York: Melanie Kroupa Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004. 718720.

Humboldt, Alexander von. Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain. Translated by John Black. 4 vols. London, 1811. A facsimile edition by AMS Press, New York: 1966. Originally published as Essay politique sur la royaume de la Nouvelle-Espagne. Paris 18081811; accompanied by Atlas Geographique et physique du royaume de la Nouvelle-Espagne. Paris, 18081812. 758760.

Hurst, J. Willard. Law and Economic GrowthThe Legal History of the Lumber Industry in Wisconsin, 18361915. 1964. Reprint, Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1984. 724725.

Jackson, Jerome A. In Search of the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Books, 2004. 718720.

King, F. H. Farmers of Forty Centuries, or Permanent Agriculture in China, Korea and Japan. 1911. Reprint, Emmaus, Pa.: Rodale Press, 1973. 749751.

Kurlansky, Mark. Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World. New York: Penguin, 1997. 682683.

Lamb, Hubert H., Climate, History, and the Modern World. London: Methuen, 1982; and Lamb, Hubert H. and Knud Frydendahl, Historic Storms of the North Sea, British Isles, and Northwest Europe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991. 687689.

Mandala, Elias C. Work and Control in a Peasant Economy: A History of the Lower Tschiri Valley in Malawi, 18591960. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1990. 721723.

McCoy, Drew R. The Elusive Republic: Political Economy in Jeffersonian America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1980. 747748.

McNeill, William H. Plagues and Peoples. Anchor Press/Doubleday: Garden City, N.Y., 1976. 761762.

Mitford, Jessica. The American Way of Death. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1963. 742.743. Morrison, Toni. Beloved. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987. 692694.

Mumford, Lewis. The Highway and the City. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1963. 6775– 676.

Quinn, Daniel. Ishmael: An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit. New York: Bantam, 1995. 705– 707.

Seddon, George. Landprints: Reflections on Place and Landscape. Cambridge and Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 1997. 752754.

Smiley, Jane. Ordinary Love & Good Will: Two Novellas. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989. 728730.

Snyder, Noel F. R. The Carolina Parakeet: Glimpses of a Vanished Bird. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004. 718720.

Thomas Jr., William L ., Carl O. Sauer, Marston Bates, and Lewis Mumford, eds. Man's Role in Changing the Face of the Earth: An International Symposium. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1955. 765767.

Tournier, Michel. Friday. Translated by Norman Denny. Pantheon Books, 1969. First published in French in 1967 under the title Vendredi, ou les limbes du Pacifique. Éditions Gallimard. 698– 699.

Turner, Jack. Teewinot: Climbing and Contemplating the Teton Range. New York: St. Martin's Griffin, 2001. 700701.

Warner, Jr., Sam Bass. Streetcar Suburbs: The Process of Growth in Boston, 18701900. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1962. 726727.

Weidensaul, Scott. The Ghost with Trembling Wings: Science, Wishful Thinking, and the Search for Lost Species. New York: North Point Press, 2002. 718720.

Williams, Raymond. The Country and the City. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1973; and Williams, Raymond. "Ideas of Nature," in Problems in Materialism and Culture. London: Verso, 1980. 679681.

Woolman, John. Journal. Edited by Philips P. Moulton. 1774. Reprint, New York: Oxford University Press, 1971. 739741.

van Onselen, Charles. The Seed is Mine. New York: Hill and Wang, 1996. 710711. Zinsser, Hans. Rats, Lice and History, Being a Study in Biography, which, after Twelve

Preliminary Chapters Indispensable for the Preparation of the Lay Reader, Deals with the Life History of Typhus Fever. 1934. Reprint, Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1941. 708709.

Zola, Émile. Germinal. Translated by Leonard Tancock. New York: 1885. Reprint, Penguin Books, 1954. 731733.

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