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A Case Study in the Role of Environmental Values in Conservation: The Roanoke River Project

By: Christopher Mankoff and Donald Albert

Edwin Mellen Press

Paperback | Dec 2002 | #144167 | ISBN: 0773469745
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In this work, Dr. Mankoff and Dr. Albert research the intimate relationship that humans have always had with great rivers. River floodplains and deltas furnished the rich soils that nurtured both early and recent civilizations. Rivers provided transportation routes during pre-industrial history and also provide access for goods and recreation to the barges and pleasure boats of today. All major rivers are steeped in human and natural history, but few carry along with their flow of water and sediment, such an abondance of historical associations as the Roanoke River of North Carolina.


Preface...1 Foreword...iii Acknowledgments...iv List of Tables...v List of List of Abbreviations...vii Chapters 1. Physiography, Ecology, and History of the Roanoke River Project...1 2. American Environmental Ideology and Stakehold Values...19 3. Methodological Considerations...35 4. Interpretive History...49 5. Agreement and Conflict in the Development of the Roanoke River Project...77 Bibliography...85 Index...95

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