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Defending the Arctic RefugeA Photographer, an Indigenous Nation, and a Fight for Environmental Justice

Defending the Arctic Refuge: A Photographer, an Indigenous Nation, and a Fight for Environmental Justice

Finis Dunaway

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781469661100
eISBN:
9781469661124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469661100.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Tucked away in the northeastern corner of Alaska is one of the most contested landscapes in all of North America: the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Considered sacred by Indigenous peoples in ... More

Oil PalmA Global History

Oil Palm: A Global History

Jonathan E. Robins

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781469662893
eISBN:
9781469662916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469662893.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Oil palms are ubiquitous-grown in nearly every tropical country, they supply the world with more edible fat than any other plant and play a role in scores of packaged products, from lipstick and soap ... More

The Swamp PeddlersHow Lot Sellers, Land Scammers, and Retirees Built Modern Florida and Transformed the American Dream

The Swamp Peddlers: How Lot Sellers, Land Scammers, and Retirees Built Modern Florida and Transformed the American Dream

Jason Vuic

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781469663333
eISBN:
9781469663173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469663333.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Florida has long been a beacon for retirees, but for many, the American dream of owning a home there was a fantasy. That changed in the 1950s, when the so-called "installment land sales industry" ... More

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