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Title:
Rooted in the earth : reclaiming the African American environmental heritage
Author:
Glave, Dianne D.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Chicago, Ill. : Lawrence Hill Books, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
xi, 178 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction: people and currents -- The Atlantic Ocean: currents of life and death -- Topography: navigating the southern landscape -- Religion: shouting in the woods -- Resistance: rebellion, sustenance, and escape in the wilderness -- Preservation: blending the practical and the purist -- Conservation: an African legacy of working the land -- Children: dreaming and danger in woods and fields -- Nature study: observing, classifying, and utilizing the natural world -- Women and gardening: a patch of her own -- Environmental justice: free to breathe -- Conclusion: heritage and the future.
ISBN:
9781556527661
Format :
Book