While the book is sometimes boring the information contained in this book is priceless.
William Cronon's book Changes in the Land illuminates the relationship and impact the European colonial settlers had with their environment in New England.
The book is a good example of the evolution of Marxism in human ecology and anthropology.
Engaging and highly, _highly_ readable, Cronon's text was an eye-opener for me. Yes, we always hear that the Indian's did not believe in "owning" the land, whereas western... Read morePublished 6 days ago by NE Penn
I couldn't get into this book very well. I will put in my research books and may use it for that....Published 1 month ago by Brenda Shields
A landmark work of history revealing a landscape shaped by its native American inhabitants. Cronin's quoting from Pilgrim diaries of descriptions of hardworking indian women and... Read morePublished 3 months ago by D. McGraw
Historian William Cronon was one of a group of scholars that pioneered a new and improved way of understanding the past. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Richard Reese (author of Sustainable or Bust)
While knowing all on this subject is impossible, the insights gained through following the ecology back to the human influence that created the conditions that can be detailed or... Read morePublished 6 months ago by C M Thomes
Extremely well written and readable pulling together of a lot of different factors that influenced how the New England environment was changed as a result of the influx of... Read morePublished 7 months ago by duncan
In this seminal text on ecological history, Cronon takes umbrage with the idea of the environment and landscape merely being the stage set for the play of man. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Barrett Doherty
just get the book today. Thank you very much. The book is in pretty good condition. I really appreciate it.Published 14 months ago by daquan
it is a vary good book to read i9t is vary good history about the Indians I plan on ordering morePublished 14 months ago by ronald d. tyler