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The lumberman's frontier : three centuries of land use, society, and change in America's forests / Thomas R. Cox.

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Drawing upon recent work in social and economic history, as well as a wealth of historical data on forest industries and individuals, The Lumberman’s Frontier neither glorifies economic development nor falls into the maw of ecological gloom-and-doom. It puts individual actors at center stage, allowing the points of view of the workers and lumbermen to emerge.
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Harney County Library 634.98 COX (Text) 37720000549634 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 06/20/2017 Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780870715792 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0870715798 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xi, 531 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Corvallis : Oregon State University Press, 2010.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 377-518) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Colonists and trees : lumbering before the lumberman's frontier -- The lumberman's frontier emerges -- The Maine frontier at floodtide -- From farmer-loggers to lumbermen in the Mid-Atlantic States -- Lumber and labor in the pines : new patterns of conflict -- New mills, new markets -- The full flowering -- Actions and reactions -- Southern beginnings -- Bonanza years in the Gulf South -- To the farthest shore--and beyond -- Into the mountains -- The final frontier -- Epilogue: Whose forests are they?
Summary, etc.:
Drawing upon recent work in social and economic history, as well as a wealth of historical data on forest industries and individuals, The Lumberman’s Frontier neither glorifies economic development nor falls into the maw of ecological gloom-and-doom. It puts individual actors at center stage, allowing the points of view of the workers and lumbermen to emerge.
Subject: Lumbermen > United States > History.
Lumbering > United States > History.
Lumbering > Social aspects > United States > History.
Frontier and pioneer life > United States
Logging > United States > History.
Forests and forestry > United States > History
Land use > United States > History.
Social conflict > United States > History.
Social change > United States > History.

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