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Paperback American Canopy: Trees, Forests, and the Making of a Nation Book

ISBN: 1439193584

ISBN13: 9781439193587

American Canopy: Trees, Forests, and the Making of a Nation

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This fascinating and groundbreaking work tells the remarkable story of the relationship between Americans and their trees across the entire span of our nation's history.Eric Rutkow's "deeply fascinating" (The Boston Globe) work shows how trees were essential to the early years of the republic and indivisible from the country's rise as both an empire and a civilization. Among American Canopy's many captivating stories: the Liberty Trees, where colonists...

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American Canopy historically documents the crucial importance of American trees in the building of a

Recommended read for anyone truly interested in the active role trees have filled in America and the worldwide importance of same. Extensively footnoted and brilliantly tied together. Of special interest to lovers of Nature, Dendrology or Dendrochronology.
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