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This Delta, This Land: An Environmental History of the Yazoo-Mississippi Floodplain

By: M Saikku

376 pages, 5 tabs, 3 maps, 6 b/w photos

University of Georgia Press

Paperback | Feb 2005 | #151630 | ISBN: 0820326739
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Hardback | Feb 2005 | #151629 | ISBN: 0820325341
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About this book

This environmental history of the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta places the Delta's economic and cultural history in an environmental context. It reveals the human aspects of the region's natural history, including land reclamation, slave and sharecropper economies, ethnic and racial perceptions of land ownership and stewardship, and even blues music.


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