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Title Remaking Boston : an environmental history of the city and its surroundings / edited by Anthony N. Penna and Conrad Edick Wright.

Publication Info. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2009]


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Description 1 online resource (344 pages) : illustrations, maps
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : Boston from peninsula to metropolis / Anthony N. Penna -- The drowning of Boston Harbor and the development of the shoreline / Peter S. Rosen and Duncan M. FitzGerald -- What lies beneath : science, nature, and the making of Boston Harbor / Michael Rawson -- Remaking Boston Harbor : cleaning up after ourselves / Steven M. Rudnick -- In search of the Shawmut Peninsula : using modern cartographic analysis to discover the "original" Boston shoreline / Stephen T. Mague -- Remaking Boston, remaking Massachusetts / Brian Donahue -- A city (only partly) on a hill : terrain and land use in pre-twentieth-century Boston / William B. Meyer -- Reforestation in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, 1850-1910 / David Soll -- How metropolitan parks shaped greater Boston, 1893-1945 / James C. O'Connell -- Reclaiming the middle Charles River reservation / Daniel Driscoll and Karl Haglund -- Boston's weather and climate histories / William B. Meyer -- "Rain down righteousness" : interpretations of natural events in mid-eighteenth-century Boston / Lauri Bauer Coleman -- Biological responses to climate change in Boston / Abraham J. Miller-Rushing and Richard B. Primack.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Environmental policy -- Massachusetts -- Boston Region -- History.
Environmental degradation -- Massachusetts -- Boston Region -- History.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Massachusetts -- Boston Region -- History.
Boston Region (Mass.) -- Environmental conditions -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Penna, Anthony N., editor.
Wright, Conrad Edick, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Remaking Boston : an environmental history of the city and its surroundings. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2009] vii, 333 pages ; 25 cm 9780822943815 (OCoLC)ocn326569314 (DLC)10863975
ISBN 9780822943815 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822943816 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822977681 (e-book)

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