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Download On The Border: An Environmental History Of San Antonio (Pittsburgh Hist Urban Environ) eBook
ISBN:
0822941635
Author:
Char Miller
Category:
Americas
Language:
English
Publisher:
University of Pittsburgh Press; 1 edition (October 25, 2001)
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304 pages
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Over the past 300 years, settlement patterns, geography, and climate have greatly affected the ecology of the south Texas landscape. Spanish, Mexican, and American settlers required open expanses of land for agriculture and ranching, displacing indigenous inhabitants.

University of Pittsburgh Pre. 1. Comprar como regalo. The high poverty traditionally felt by many residents, combined with San Antonio's environment, has contributed to the development of the city's unusually complex public health dilemmas.

San Antonio's environmental history, as treated in this volume, has some .

San Antonio's environmental history, as treated in this volume, has some distinctive features that should make it of interest to a wide range of urban and environmental historians. Like so many western cities, San Antonio must contend with highly and unpredictably variable rainfall, a pattern which sometimes leaves the city parched and other times subjects it to destructive floods. The book would have held together better as a cohesive whole had the essays been better integrated with one another.

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Texas's environment has already experienced some of these costs, as it now ranks first among . Hence, the environmental condition of Texas will continue to be an active area of study among economists and environmental historians.

Texas's environment has already experienced some of these costs, as it now ranks first among states in toxic releases and tenth in hazardous-waste releases. Recommend this journal. The Journal of Economic History.

The high poverty traditionally felt by many residents, combined with San Antonio’s environment, has contributed to the development of the city’s unusually complex public health dilemmas. The national drive to preserve historic landmarks and landscapes has been complicated by the blight of homogenous urban sprawl. But no issue has been more contentious than that of water, particularly in a city entirely dependent on a single aquifer in a region of little rain.

Char Miller, ed. (2001). University of Pittsburgh Press. Encyclopedia of American Urban History. ISBN 978-0-8229-7060-6. Judith Berg-Sobré (2003). ISBN 978-1-4522-6553-7.

Every city has an environmental story, perhaps none so dramatic as Pittsburgh's.

Shipping & Handling by region. Every city has an environmental story, perhaps none so dramatic as Pittsburgh's.

Car Country: An Environmental History. March 2014 · The Journal of American History. June 2001 · International Journal of Maritime History.

The environmental history of Israel is as intriguing and complex as the . Daniel E. Orenstein, Alon Tal, Char Miller.

The environmental history of Israel is as intriguing and complex as the nation itself. As this volume demonstrates, these powerful dialectics continue to undergird environmental policy and practice in Israel today.

Over the past 300 years, settlement patterns, geography, and climate have greatly affected the ecology of the south Texas landscape. Drawing on a variety of interests and perspectives, the contributors to <I>On the Border</I> probe these evolving relationships in and around San Antonio, the country’s ninth-largest city.

Spanish, Mexican, and American settlers required open expanses of land for agriculture and ranching, displacing indigenous inhabitants. The high poverty traditionally felt by many residents, combined with San Antonio’s environment, has contributed to the development of the city’s unusually complex public health dilemmas. The national drive to preserve historic landmarks and landscapes has been complicated by the blight of homogenous urban sprawl. But no issue has been more contentious than that of water, particularly in a city entirely dependent on a single aquifer in a region of little rain. Managing these environmental concerns is the chief problem facing the city in the new century.