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7 edition of Where there are mountains found in the catalog.

Where there are mountains

an environmental history of the southern Appalachians

by Donald Edward Davis

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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human ecology -- Appalachian Region, Southern -- History,
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Appalachian Region, Southern -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-310) and index.

    StatementDonald Edward Davis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGF504.A5 D38 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 320 p., [14] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13626720M
    ISBN 100820321257
    LC Control Number99023869
    OCLC/WorldCa41355649

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