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Author Hersey, Mark D.

Title My work is that of conservation [electronic resource] : an environmental biography of George Washington Carver / Mark D. Hersey.

Imprint Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xv, 290 p., [10] p. of plates : ill., map.
Series Environmental history and the American South
Environmental history and the American South.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue: Macon County, Alabama, 1896 -- Were it not for his dusky skin -- The earnest student of nature -- The ruthless hand of Mr. Carenot -- In a strange land and among a strange people -- Teaching the beauties of nature -- Hints and suggestions to farmers -- The peanut man -- Divine inspiration -- Where the soil is wasted -- Epilogue: My work is that of conservation.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943.
Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943 -- Political and social views.
Agriculturists -- United States -- Biography.
African American agriculturists -- Biography.
African American scientists -- Biography.
Conservationists -- Southern States -- Biography.
Agricultural conservation -- Black Belt (Ala. and Miss.) -- History.
African American farmers -- Black Belt (Ala. and Miss.) -- History.
Environmental protection -- Black Belt (Ala. and Miss.) -- History.
Black Belt (Ala. and Miss.) -- Environmental conditions.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780820330884 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0820330884 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780820338705 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0820338702 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780820339658 (e-book)

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