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Stradling shows how New York's varied landscape and abundant natural resources have played a fundamental role in shaping the state's culture and economy.
Table of Contents
|Introduction: Nature is on the Side of New York||p. 1|
|This Comes of Settling a Country: European Colonization and the Market's Arrival||p. 14|
|This Wilderness Becomes a Fertile Plain: Engineering the Empire State||p. 46|
|We are Still in Eden: Romanticism, Tourism, and the Power of Culture||p. 76|
|Tainted and Unwholesome Atmospheres: Urban Environments, Government, and Reform||p. 106|
|A Sound Conservation Program: Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, and the Power of Individuals||p. 138|
|Tracing Man's Progress in Making the Planet Uninhabitable: Environmental Interest Groups and Postwar Threats||p. 173|
|We Live in This Filth: The Urban Crisis, Environmental Justice, and Threats from Beyond||p. 205|
|Epilogue: Finding Places in History||p. 235|
|Bibliographical Essay||p. 251|
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